A passion for plants

April 1, 2020
Long Prairie Master Gardener has been digging in the dirt, helping others for 25 years When Betty Martin of rural Long Prairie became a University of Minnesota Extension Master Gardener 25 years ago, answering gardeners’ questions was one of the ...

Hands in the dirt

February 1, 2016
Retired Albany woman trained to be Master Gardener, has garden featured on PBS show Retired Albany School administrative secretary Donna Christen had always planted a few flowers around the rural home she shares with husband, Dwight. And then when her ...

Power of peonies

July 30, 2014
Benson mom used flowers to reclaim her land
Presented with an annoying and potentially dangerous problem, Jill Stevens tried a practical solution that worked out beautifully. When Jill and Kevin Stevens moved to Benson in the fall of 1993, they ...