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Regional Plant-Related Event

Coteau Prairie Master Gardeners Annual Plant Sale will be held Sat. May 19, from 9:00 until 11:00 or sold out, at the Codington County Extension Complex in Watertown, SD, 1910 West Kemp Avenue.  Use west entrance off 21st St. W, Entrance H.  The Coteau Prairie Master Gardeners will be selling annuals, perennials, vegetables, herbs, houseplants … Continue reading

Regional Plant-Related Event

Tulip Festival Orange City, Iowa May 17, 18, and 19th “Where flowers bloom, so does hope!” Immerse in the Dutch heritage with tulips and other flowers in bloom, community dancers in authentic costumes, foods, shoe carving, quilt show, horse drawn trolleys, parade, carnival, arts and crafts, road race, cruise-in cars and antique tractors and more. … Continue reading

Regional Plant-Related Event

Yankton Community Library Science Club K – 5th graders May 17th, 3:00 – 4:45p.m. Yankton Community Library 515 Walnut St. Contact: Amanda Raiche, Youth Services Librarian    605.668.5276 Youth gardeners will learn what it takes to make a garden flourish. Youth will get to plant their own 5-gallon garden. Class led by Yankton County 4-H … Continue reading

Perennial Ground Covers for Shade Gardens

Who needs more weeds? One way to dissuade unwanted plants is to plant ground covers instead. Perennial ground covers that are hardy for our region and grow well in the shade of trees can be a challenge to find. This bugleweed ground cover in bloom, later displays low-growing green leaves in a sun to shade … Continue reading

Winners Announced In Annual Flower, Vegetable Show

Best turnout of entries ever, in twelve years of the annual Yankton Flower / Vegetable Show, according to Betts Pulkrabek, one of the show organizers. Town and Country Garden Garden Club sponsored the 2014 July 26th event at the Yankton Community Library. The 179 entries included many new show participants. Participants and about a hundred … Continue reading

Winners Announced In Annual Flower, Vegetable Show

“Funky Fruits and Vegetables” was a category in the 2014 Yankton Town & Country Garden Club Flower / Vegetable Show. Among the entries are a Loch Ness Gourd from Karen Kostel-Rassmussen, a bad hair day watermelon from Linda Roberts, and some vegetable critters from Donna Anstine. See more flower and vegetable show results here and … Continue reading