Posts By: Heather Wendel

Review – Cloquet Yard Tour

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The Wild Ones tour to an amazing Cloquet yard in July offered sunny, wooded, vegetable & fruit gardens; all with water and other hidden features. Duluth members and gardeners from Virginia and Eveleth enjoyed discussing growing techniques with the owners.

Native Plant Hike – Minnesota Point Tues, Aug. 30

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Explore MN Point with Wild Ones members! Tues. August 30 – Field trip on Minnesota Point – 6:30 – 8 PM If you enjoyed the March presentation by Rebecca Holmstrom (MN DNR biologist), join this hike. Rebecca will guide us through the native plant communities in the natural areas near the tip of MN Point…. Read more »

Cloquet Yard Tour – Wed. July 20th

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Wild Ones will be visiting the gardens of Vicki and Terry Anderson in Cloquet. They bought their home in 1976 and have worked in the yard and gardens ever since to conquer challenges and discover unexpected treasures in the three levels of their yard. Vicki claims title as “the plant person” while Terry is “the… Read more »

Wednesday April 27 – Pollinator Revival: Impact of Harmful Pesticides, Managing our Landscapes to Provide Healthy Habitat for Pollinators

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Weds. April 27 – Pollinator Revival: Impact of Harmful Pesticides, Managing our Landscapes to Provide Healthy Habitat for Pollinators. Hartley Nature Center 6:30 pm socialize, 7:00 pm program Presenters: Marilyn D. Jones and Julia Vanatta. http://pollinatorrevival.org/ Pesticides have become the quick fix to address various farming and gardening problems. Pollinator Revival co-founders, Marilyn Jones and… Read more »

Plants of Park Point – Wednesday March 23rd

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Wednesday March 23 – Plants (rare and common) and native plant communities of Park Point/Minnesota Point. Hartley Nature Center 6:30 pm socialize, 7:00 pm program Did you know the Duluth/Superior area hosts one of the world’s largest freshwater baymouth sand bars in the world? Did you know we have a coastal dune system in Minnesota?… Read more »

Wednesday February 24th – Build a Caterpillar-rearing Cage

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A brilliant blue-sky day to you! Looking forward to more monarch butterflies this summer? Besides planting more milkweed, you can protect those caterpillars. Join members to create your own caterpillar-rearing cage to rescue/rear monarchs and other butterflies. Wednesday February 24th – Build a Caterpillar-rearing Cage 6:30 pm socialize, 7:00 pm “hands-on” workshop Meet at Hartley… Read more »

November Meeting – Botanical Painting with Tanya Beyer

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Wednesday, Nov. 18 at Hartley Nature Center – Botanical Painting, presented by artist Tanya Beyer 6:00 Meeting (open to all!) to start making plans for 2016 chapter officers and other leadership positions (Hartley Nature Center, 3001 Woodland Ave., Duluth) 6:30 Socializing and snacking 7:00 Presentation begins Tanya will present a program using a photo series… Read more »