Monthly Archives: March 2017

Damp, Gray and Cool

By Greg Lecker A cold and damp spell hangs over the Arboretum grounds during my daybreak visit.  The drizzle ended just as I arrived; everything is quite wet. And yet, an active wildlife scene belie the apparent serenity of this … Continue reading

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A Crazy Fortnight

By Boak Wiesner Just two weeks have passed since the last warm day I was here and Minnesota has had two tornadoes and a blizzard. Things change fast around here! Even over the course of a single day, it goes … Continue reading

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Pips and Squeaks

By Mary Beth Pottratz Minnesota’s native plants need protection, and today I get to do just that! I pot tiny sundew seedlings with metal spatulas and tweezers into individual pots in the Arb’s greenhouse. Sundews, or Drosera, are carnivorous plants … Continue reading

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New Things and Old Things

By Boak Wiesner For the first time, I’m cycling around the Three Mile Loop. I think I’m going faster than when I drive it! And to think! – it’s March 5! The Arboretum, titularly, is all about trees, so of … Continue reading

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