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Eye Candy and Brain Food – February 26 Meeting

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This month’s presentation will be by native plant expert Jeff West, Manager of Boreal Natives – a division of Prairie Restorations Inc, one of the upper Midwest’s first companies to specialize in native plant community restoration. Jeff will treat our winter-weary eyes to a treat of flower photos, describing many of his favorite native plants,… Read more »

Duluth Buckthorn Brigade

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The City of Duluth invites residents to join in on the ongoing fight against the invasive shrub – Buckthorn. Buckthorn is a common invasive plant that is prevalent not only in City parks and on trails, but also in backyards and front lawns. Buckthorn was first introduced into our area in the early 1800’s when… Read more »

August Show Me/Tell Me Tour

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A dozen people turned out on a beautiful evening for our yard tours in East Duluth and on Old North Shore Drive yesterday. The tour started in the yard of Heather Wright Wendel in East Duluth. Heather recently moved into her home and was looking for advice on landscaping with native plants.  I’m sure she… Read more »

July Show Me/Tell Me Tour

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There was a relatively small turnout for yesterday’s Show Me/Tell Me tour of some amazing gardens, chickens, ducks and St. Louis River charm. Summer is a busy time for everyone. Hopefully we’ll see more of you for the next tour on August 14 which features 2 more yards, one in East Duluth and the on… Read more »

Monarchs

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Thanks to everyone who was able to join us at our meeting yesterday to learn about Wild Ones Wild for Monarchs effort and to share ideas for improving monarch habitat in our area. Note that if you took home swamp milkweed seeds thanks to Boreal Natives the seeds need cold stratification before planting. If you… Read more »