The Natural Shore

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February

A Look Back on 2019

  At this time of year we all make resolutions, to drink less coffee or shed a few extra pounds and get in shape....
20
December

On the hunt for Rusty

The Minnesota State bird is the common loon, the state flower is the showy lady slipper, the state butterfly is the monarch, and of...
19
November

Buckthorn Busting

  Fall is an amazing and quite beautiful time in Minnesota.  The air is crisp and clean. Trees and shrubs are putting on their...
29
October

People now want native plants: but are these micro-restorations worth it?

    Wait, yes, sit down and prepare to be encouraged. We actually have a bright shining light on the environmental landscape. Last year,...
30
September

Woody Plants- Beyond the Pretty Colors

How often do you pause and think about the green around us?  The amazingly beautiful trees, shrubs and diverse ground covers are really the...