The Natural Shore

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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...
29
August

Magical Monarchs in Minnesota

Did you know that the monarch happens to be our state butterfly? It’s true! That iconic orange and black butterfly is hard to miss...
30
July

Making the Switch to Electric Tools to aid in Ecological Restoration

It’s a clear, crisp, quiet morning. You grab a cup of fresh brewed coffee and find your favorite spot on your deck. The birds...
28
June

Greenhouse Update-Growing for Wildlife

Working in the greenhouse, growing native Minnesota plants is a pleasure in so many ways, as well as a great learning experience.   I feel...