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Minnesota Plant ID Quiz – ANSWERS!

  Fun, fun, fun.  Here are the answers to yesterday’s quiz. 1) old-fashioned bleeding heart 2) sedum – an upright variety, perhaps Purple Emperor 3) A. Siberian iris  B. daylilly 4) violet (volunteer/weed) 5) peony amidst Korean angelica 6) chives … Continue reading

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Minnesota Early Spring Plant Identification – QUIZ!!!

Happy Spring!  To celebrate this 79 degree day, I put together my first ever BLOG SLIDESHOW.  Hooray! Can you identify these Minnesota perennials (and one shrub)?  I’ll publish the answers tomorrow. Musical Moment

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The Six Stages of Minnesota Winter

I vowed to avoid writing yet another post about the weather.  My resolve dissolved when confronted with more SNOW on this the “first day of Spring”. Using Elisabeth Kübler-Ross’ model for the stages of grief, I will outline typical behavior … Continue reading

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