Garden

Local Garden Grows Produce to Share

The Marek Fuller Community Garden in Two Harbors helps ensure those in need have access to fresh produce

TWO HARBORS, Minn.- One Northland Community donated 14,000 pounds of food last summer, now they’re planting for another successful season. The Marek Fuller Community Garden in Two Harbors helps ensure those in need have access to fresh produce and it’s completely run by volunteers. It’s the first day of gardening outside the Two Harbors Food Shelf. Each plot is owned…

AICHO Preps New Rooftop Garden

A solar rooftop garden unveiling is scheduled for June 2.

DULUTH, Minn. – The rooftop of the American Indian Community Housing Organization (AICHO) will soon be filled with a new garden. AICHO staff and Leadership Duluth team members were working earlier today to construct about 25 garden beds. Once complete there will be programs on gardening and seed saving so AICHO tenants can learn where their foods come from. This…

Glensheen Gardens Still Blooming

Several events happen at the formal garden such as weddings.

DULUTH, Minn. – The Glensheen Mansion in Duluth sits on 22 acres and seven of those acres are gardens. As the weather changes so does the workload to maintain them. Forty-six gardens are on the property including 10 vegetable gardens. Emily Ford is in her second season as Glensheen’s gardener. The job may sound overwhelming but she says she is…

AICHO Works to Rebuild Rooftop Garden

Leadership Duluth Asks Community to Sponsor AICHO Garden Beds

DULUTH, Minn. – The American Indian Community Housing Organization is growing its rooftop garden and is seeking donors. The garden was removed last year as roof work was completed. Now, as AICHO looks to move it back, it’s also expanding. AICHO is focused on helping Native women with social issues impacting them such as domestic violence, housing, advocacy and cultural…

Students Host Produce Sale on First Day of Class

William Kelley Elementary 5th Grade Teacher Tom Frericks Spends Much of His Summer in the School Garden

SILVER BAY, Minn. – Fifth grade students from William Kelley Elementary School in Silver Bay were back to the books Tuesday morning and they’ll have a fun lesson to kick the year off. For nearly seven years, teacher Tom Frericks has spent his summer growing plants and vegetables of all kinds in the school garden. From onions to squash, peas…

Lakeside Garden Tour Happening Sunday

Five Garden Enthusiasts will Invite Northlanders into their Gardens all for a Good Cause

DULUTH, Minn. – Happening Sunday, July 23, the Lakeside Lester Park Community Club in Duluth is hoping to see hundreds make their way through the first ever Lakeside Garden Tour. Event organizers are hopeful the hustle and bustle of the Lakeside neighborhood will help blossom this first ever event into a successful fundraiser. Five homeowners with breathtaking lawns and gardens…