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Regional Plant-Related Event

Yankton Seed Library presents its free presentation at the Yankton Community Library, 515 Walnut St. on Tuesday, February 13th, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. or 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Missouri Garden Planning Square Foot Gardening Theme Gardens Stagger Planting Valley Master Gardener members organize the presentations. See “Yankton Seed Library” Facebook page for more information.  

Tree Nursery at Lewis & Clark Recreation Area

Welcome to Plant Exchange, where we feature plants and people who grow them. This week we are fortunate to feature a park professional who works with trees. How to manage and care for multiple trees is the responsibility of Dale Dawson, South Dakota State Park Conservation Forman at Lewis & Clark Recreation Area in Yankton, … Continue reading

Keeping the Ability to See Nature’s Beauty

Thank you for visiting Plant Exchange. We are so fortunate to have loyal “Followers” and many who send us “Likes” and occasional comments. In over three years of our weekly posts, we have lots of plant topics and gardeners and other plant professionals featured here. Neil and Karen Faerber of Yankton have a country home … Continue reading

Our Bountiful Harvests

What sorts of people enjoy gardening at our local community gardens? A recent article in the Yankton Press & Dakotan featured four gardeners working at their plots on a mid-summer day. Though they differ in backgrounds, a common thread is their enjoyment of spending time outdoors and appreciation for the produce from their efforts. The … Continue reading

Idea + Boys and Girls Club = Garden Club

Garden Club is an option that 2nd – 4th grade youth attendees of the Yankton area Boys & Girls Club have had this summer and fall. Horticulturist Cindy Nelsen, Katie Freng of Yankton County 4-H Extension, Stephanie Siebrandt at Boys and Girls Club and her intern Abby Steffen, and nutritionist Angela Knodel of South Dakota … Continue reading

Partners Make Landscape Happen

When Yankton area Boys & Girls Club officials and Keep Yankton Beautiful board members work together for the good of youth, a needed project gets done. Picture Left: Jill Paulson is unit director of Yankton area Boys & Girls Club and beside her, Vanessa Merhib, executive director of Boys & Girls Club. Not pictured is … Continue reading