Lunch Time!

What’s your favorite soup? Panini? Salad? It’s time to indulge again! The Prairie Bistro opens for lunches on Monday, April 13, from 11 am to 1:30 pm Monday through Saturday until the end of June. We’ve got all the old favorites-Grandma’s Chicken Noodle Soup, Tuscan Panini, Mandarin Orange Chicken Salad- and are toying with a …

It’s Officially Spring!

Well, the calendar says it is spring. And the last ten days felt like spring. Today, not so much. And have you seen the forecast?!? I heard a nasty rumor of 4-8 inches of snow by Wednesday. But don’t tell the geraniums! They are doing their level best to grow and thrive. See those tiny …

Things are looking up! But don’t get too excited.

What a difference a week makes in the greenhouse! While the first week in March was so frustrating, mostly due to the weather, the second week felt much more bright and cheery. πŸ™‚ And all the little miracles keep popping up. Remember what these looked like a week ago? Last week I also worried about …

Roller Coaster Week

And we were off to the races this week! And what a week it was. Our first liners (small plants with a root ball the size of a quarter) came on a semi from California Monday morning. There were nearly 10,000 plants on that pallet and all were in beautiful condition. We were so excited …

What to do?

So we are supposed to come to this show to help us figure out what to order for next year. Yeah, right. Can’t we have them all? This cute little Scentopia Heliotrope? This Crazytunia Terracotta is tempting. Saguna Radiant Blue caught my eye. Sunpatiens Blush Pink had a nice contrast between the blossom and leaves. …

April Hours – Correction for Renville County Farmer readers

We are NOT open Sunday, April 27! Monday through Wednesday we are open from 9 am until 5 pm. Starting Thursday, May 1 we are open until 8 pm weeknights. πŸ˜‰

Tree Pruning Clinic in Lansford

Hands on tree pruning clinic in Lansford on May 7th from 6:30-8 pm at the North Park Playground. Bring your pruning shears, lopper or hand saw. Learn how to prune your trees correctly and safely. Instructed by Leslie Johnson, Bottineau County Forester, Assisted by Bottineau County Master Gardeners. Call Kitty @ 701-263-1922

We are getting excited!

Woo-hoo! It’s almost here! In 6 more days The Flower House Garden Center officially opens. We are excited because the sun is shining and the temperature is rising. And the flowers are starting to share their sunshine, also!   And lunch will soon be served!

Should I or shouldn’t I?

Spring is officially here. It is teasing us with rapidly disappearing snow and the occasional warm day. It is so tempting to get out and see what is brave enough to peek through after this miserable winter. While it is sooooo tempting to clear away the dead leaves and other debris and give those tiny …

Do you see what I see?

Mark and I made a quick trip down to the Mouse River Park this afternoon. Look what I found! A tough little heuchera peeking through last year’s foliage.