Warm weather in February has turned winter villages into ghost towns. As the lakes are emptied of fish houses, our greenhouses fill with plants in anticipation of spring.
Glacial Ridge Growers spent the last three days at the “Pollinator Plaza” of the national Pheasant Fest event which was held at the Convention Center in Minneapolis. We visited with many folks who are enthused about wildlife habitat and native … Continue reading
In addition to the unseasonably warm weather lately, there are also many signs of spring. For those of us in the greenhouse business, there are the newly-germinating plants along with freshly filled pots ready to be planted with our seedlings … Continue reading
On Ground Hog’s Day we were told that the great prognosticator of winter, saw his shadow. Here in Minnesota, we are elated that the groundhog is forecasting the end of winter in just six more weeks. A mid-March end to … Continue reading
No matter where you are, sunset is a magical time. Traveling over 1200 miles from a rural Minnesota, snow-swept landscape to a South-Texas, palm-framed end-of-day, one still concludes the day in bronze-etched tranquility. Whether traveling by car, plane, or horseback, … Continue reading
It’s all about perspective. As we head into January and a new year, we know that the days are now getting longer, yet we also know that the traditionally coldest month of the year lies ahead. There are various thoughts … Continue reading