George Bonnema
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Since the rain last week, the green grass certainly makes it look like spring!  Just a couple of reminders here: proper mowing is one of the keys to a healthy lawn. Set your mowing height … more
April has arrived and gardeners like me get pretty serious (even more than usual) about getting garden chores done promptly because our spring can be abbreviated by our unpredictable weather … more
Back to normal temperature is a good thing even though those above average days were easy to get used to. Pushing spring that hard in March would most likely have some tough consequences later … more
This week has been amazing. My adrenaline has been so high I can hardly wait until it gets light in the morning so I can be working outside! The time change was good and the weather has been … more
Welcome to spring! Snow is melting, days are getting noticeably longer, and we get to start outdoor chores … yea! Well, that’s a yea for me anyway. Last week I talked about … more
Well, we survived January and February and now March is the indication of spring that I need. Garden center stores are stocking the supplies we will need in a few weeks, and just walking … more
Just in case you’ve been wondering … yes, I’m still in Luverne … in spite of my “retirement” and in spite of it being January! Going south to spend the … more
I’ve just returned from visiting a world I never dreamed I’d see. We were in New Zealand for two weeks and then in Australia for the next two weeks. We traveled with Road Scholar … more
It is Monday and I am sooooooooooo happy!  I just finished getting a water feature set up and running in my yard … not a big deal except for the fact that I have been going to do … more
It is October and for the most part, my gardens are shutting down. I am still harvesting spinach, kale, broccoli and carrots, but with the onset of cool weather and the shortening days, the … more
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