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Dakota Gardener

Dakota Gardener: A pleasant surprise

While not suited for North Dakota, occasionally some unique and rare tree species survive and thrive in the state.

Dakota Gardener: Signs of spring

Birds returning and singing, trees starting to bud, the smell of the soil, bulbs emerging and crocus blooming are signs of spring in North Dakota.

Dakota Gardener: Lucky shamrocks

With St. Patrick’s Day upon us, consider getting a “shamrock” to bring some luck to your life or just to simply enjoy this wonderful houseplant.

Dakota Gardener: Mystery plant No. 2

NDSU Extension horticulture agent, Carrie Knutson, inspires young gardeners to try something new by planting a mystery plant.

Dakota Gardener: Keep calm and garden on

Esther McGinnis, NDSU Extension horticulturist, details the social, psychological, and health benefits of home and community gardening.

Dakota Gardener: Garden reflection

Every year in the garden is an opportunity to celebrate success, and to learn and find some humor in the failures.

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