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Behind the Scenes

By MMFS / June 25, 2020

Our weekly newsletter is produced with help from Clara Marker, a third year Chemistry major at Lawrence University. She’s smart, funny and active on her campus, and another life-not-yet-so-long learner…

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Virtual Garden Tour

By MMFS / June 25, 2020

We’re hosting a virtual Garden Tour for the next few weeks. We’re often starved for outdoor beauty here in the cold plains of Minnesota, but this year especially we’ve enjoyed…

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Online Resources for Information, Things To Do, Etc.

By MMFS / June 25, 2020

Here’s some suggesting for taking better snaps of those gardens, and other gardening tips: 12 Great Garden Photography Tips from Finegardening Companion Gardening with Flowers and Flowers How to Photograph your…

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The Last Thing

By MMFS / June 25, 2020

photo credit Andrew Robert Lauko on Unsplash.com Although references to this poem have been found as early as 1590, we end this week’s newsletter with the 1784 version by Gammer Gurton.…

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Hope

By MMFS / June 18, 2020

……..a feeling of expectation and desire for a certain thing to happen.  I want to talk about hope. Hi, I am Kirsten Skoglund and I am the Program Coordinator for…

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Hey, we want to see your garden!

By MMFS / June 18, 2020

Photo Credit: Kirsten Skoglund How about a virtual garden tour! We want to see your garden photos or videos. This is a great way to share your beautiful flowers OR…

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Online Resources for Information, Things To Do, Etc.

By MMFS / June 18, 2020

I started baking bread a very long time ago. One of my bread baking mentors suggested that I read about baking bread in a Jane Brody cookbook of the time.…

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Saturday Morning walks on break until July 11

By MMFS / June 18, 2020
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Garlic Scape Pesto Recipe

By MMFS / June 18, 2020

by Michelle of Forks in the Dirt Ingredients:1 cup + of garlic scapes, chopped½ cup BasilJuice ½ lemon½ tsp+ salt½ cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil¼ cup sunflower seeds or pine nuts¼…

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1, 2, 3….. Be Cautious

By MMFS / June 11, 2020

Minnesota has entered Phase 3 of our Covid response this week, per the Governor’s office. A specified attendance percentage within indoor dining, gyms, and entertainment venues is now allowed. We’re…

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