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105 S Main StLennox, SD 57039
243 Elm StHill City, SD 57745
410 W Railroad St NWhite Lake, SD 57383
101 N Main StGroton, SD 57445
132 U.S. Hwy. 14Acentral CityLead, SD 57754
South Dakota Flowers News
Aug 25, 2017
Local gardener 'digs' daylilies, offers tours
North Dakota Daylily Society. And in 2018, Bismarck will play host to the AHS Region One summer event.Approximately 200 members from North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, Manitoba, Iowa and Nebraska will gather to celebrate daylilies and tour gardens. The Hollands' yard will be one of just a handful visited.Melanie Mason, a well-known hybridizer residing in New York, will be on-hand to share her knowledge of daylilies. Good food, lectures and daylily auctions are all part of the fun.The Central North Dakota Daylily Society is hosting the two-day event. Anyone can become a member of this local club. A $5 annual membership gives you access to daylily auctions and sales, lectures and garden tours, as well as a free daylily plant."Gardening, as a whole, is good for the soul," Susan Holland said, smiling. (Bismarck Tribune)Apr 13, 2017
Wonderful World of Native Plants – Easter flowers
They are valued as ornamentals because of their loveliness – even after drying. It is the state flower of South Dakota, the county flower for a couple of counties in England and the provincial flower of Manitoba, Canada. These are clearly beloved flowers.It also has gone through a series of disputed nomenclatures. Googling this plant family will pull up Anemone as a genus name, along with the more common name, Pulsatilla. Here in the Taos area, Pulsatilla patens subspecies multifida of the Ranunculaceae (buttercup) family are known as high-elevation, mountain meadow flowers that like partial shade and cool, moist areas. They grow 6 to 12 inches tall and their leaves have silky hairs. They have colored sepals as opposed to petals and come in an Easter-like palette of pastel colors, mostly blues and white.Despite their innocent Easter appearance, these can be toxic plants, so they are best viewed in their natural environment or dried. Nonetheless, Pulsatilla has long been used as a homeopathic remedy after drying, then pulverizing and turning it into pill or potion. Among other things, it has been used for anemia, sties in the eye, mucus, ear problems and headaches.Easter daisy, or Townsendia exscapa, is another perfect flower for the season. This, too, is a high-elevation flower growing in pinelands. These white, tinged with pink or lavender, flowers bloom close to the ground, g... (taosnews)Feb 3, 2017
With suffragist sashes and flower crowns, Philly women to vote with their feet in march on Washington
New Mexico, a 56-hour round trip. At least one person is driving from South Dakota.
Marchers say they're demonstrating for equal pay, religious freedom, family leave, diversity, civil rights, political involvement, female veterans, abortion rights, immigrants, gays, gun safety, press freedom, minorities, the disabled, the poor and victims of sexual assault.
"It does make it more complex in terms of honing into specific issues," said Pennsylvania co-organizer Heidi Solomon-Orlick, of Berks County. "In some ways it's what makes this march historic and unique."
She cites three core issues, important to women regardless of their political views: Health care. Fair pay. Safety.
She and other leaders insist the march is not anti-Trump, even though many of its causes fit squarely within the Democratic Party framework.
Would there be a Woman's March if Hillary Clinton had won?
"I don't know," said Pennsylvania co-organizer Shawna Knipper, of Lehigh County. "Would it have been needed? I think so. We've never reached the levels of equality we should have reached."
Feminist author Gloria Steinem and civil-rights icon Harry Belafonte are honorary co-chairs, and partners include Planned Parenthood, Greenpeace, and the National Organization for Women. Comedian Amy Schumer, pop star Katy Perry, and actress Zendaya are among the celebrities expected to turn out.
"We want to ensure that this country knows women are not happy," march co-founder Tamika Mallory told NPR. "And when we get angry, change happens."
But not all women are unhappy.
The election showed the idea of women as a united, liberal-leaning voting bloc to be fiction. Among white women, 43 percent voted for Trump. Among white women without college degrees, it was 62 percent.
Kutztown nurse Siobhan Walsh-Bonis has been a Republican for nearly 40 years, proudly voting for presidential candidates from Reagan to McCain. She's going to the march.
She voted for Obama to help people get health care, she said, but was ready to back the GOP until the party nominated Trump, whose behavior she deemed a disgrace.
"There must be other Republicans who feel as I do," she said.
The Philadelphia march should draw about 9,700, according to responses on Facebook. New Jersey will host sister marches in Trenton and in Pompton Plains, northwest of Paterson. No march is planned in South Jersey.
"It's not protesting Donald Trump," said co-organizer Mariel Martin, who comes from a line of politically active South Philadelphia women. "It's about female empowerment. It costs $52 to ride on Kinslow's bus, and every seat has been sold.
"This is going to be something in 25 or 30 years that kids are going to be reading about in textbooks," she said. "We want to be clear, 'I stood up for what's right.'"
Commentary: We're still marching to honor MLK's valuesJan 12 - 8:02 PM
Men are slow to show support for the Women's March. Is it considered unmasculine?Jan 10 - 2:57 PM
It started with a retiree. Now the Women’s March could be the biggest inauguration protest.Jan 4 - 6:24 AM
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Gardening: Cherry-plums offer the best of both parents
Cherry-plums were first introduced in the late 1800s and early 1900s by plant breeders in South Dakota, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba. They were first called cherry x plums, then cherry plums, and more recently in the United States, “chums.” Incidentally, neither sandcherries nor cherry plums are cherries. They are plums the size of cherries.
The fragrant white cherry-plum flowers bloom late enough to avoid spring frosts. Fruit size ranges from 2 to 3.5 centimetres. The skin is green when immature, becoming red to black when ripe. Flesh colour varies from yellow-green to dark red to almost black. Most are semi-clingstone, a few clingstone. They ripen from late August to early September. All cultivars are acceptable pollenizers for each other. Most are propagated by cuttings and are therefore on their own roots.
University of Saskatchewan favourites in terms of flavour, hardiness and purple flesh (which makes a far better jam) are ‘Dura’, ‘Manor’ and ‘New Oka’. Other cultivars are ‘Convoy’, ‘Green Elf”, ‘Opata ‘, ‘Sapa’ and ‘Sapalta’.
Plant one- or two-year old plants in spring, 1 to 1.2 metres apart in weed-free, well-drained soil in full sun with wind protection. Set them slightly deeper (2-5 cm) than when in the pot. Firm the soil around the roots and water generously. Ideally, the soil should be a deep, fertile loam with a high organic matter content. Avoid low-lying areas that are “frost pockets” or sites with standing water. Mulch generously with weed-free straw or post peelings to conserve moisture and control weeds.
Most soils in the brown and black soil zones have adequate nutrients. It is better to under-fertilize than over-fertilize. Especially avoid excessive nitrogen that promotes lush foliage, delays the formation of flower buds, and may also delay hardening off in fall, leading to winter damage.
These plants are generally shrub-like and bushy, varying in height from 1.5 to 3 metres. Usually no pruning is needed until the plants are four or five years old at which time they should be thinned. Declining older branches should be removed to encourage more productive younger ones.
Sara is the author of numerous gardening books, among them the revised Creating the Prairie Xeriscape. And with Hugh Skinner: Gardening Naturally; Trees and Shrubs for the Prairies, and Groundcovers & Vines for the Prairies... (Saskatoon StarPhoenix)Dec 15, 2016
100 Christmas gift ideas for gardeners
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44. Membership in the local garden club
45. Membership in the North Dakota, South Dakota or Minnesota State Horticultural Society
46. Gift certificate from a locally owned garden center
47. Houseplant book that identifies types and describes care
48. Gardening books such as Flowers Between the Frosts by Dorothy Collins
49. Books with landscape ideas
50. Perennial flower reference books
51. Outdoor potting bench
52. Hose end sprayer for applying insecticides or herbicides
53. Hose end fertilizer attachments such as Miracle Gro feeders
54. Seedling heat mat for reliable seed-starting indoors
55. Amaryllis kit
56. Subscription to gardening magazine
57. Garden hose
59. Blocks of Oasis floral arrangement foam
60. Orchid plants
61. Small houseplant starter plants
62. Terrariums are popular once again
63. Cacti and succulent starter plants
64. Potting soils tailored to African violets, orchids or cacti
65. Soil amendments like peat moss, perlite or vermiculite
66. Seed-starting mix, trays and cell packs
67. Tomato cages
68. Self-watering devices for houseplants while on vacation
69. Spray bottle for misting houseplants
70. Decorative pebbles to make houseplant humidity trays
71. Humidity gauge to monitor houseplant air quality
72. Garden hose reel
74. Garden gate
75. Chicken wire for rabbit control
76. Rabbit and deer repellents such as Liquid Fence
77. Fungicide to prevent foliage diseases
78. Bird netting to protect fruit crops
79. Preen weed preventer
80. Peat pots for seed starting
81. Boot scraper
82. Hand trowel
83. Hand weeder
84. Houseplant moisture meter
85. Hose mending splicers
86. Hose-end water shutoff device
87. Multi-shelf plant stand
88. Single pedestal fern-type plant stand
89. Compost maker
90. Gift certificate for a load of loamy soil
91. Membership in the Northern Plains Botanical Garden Society
92. Edging for flower beds or landscapes
93. Weed control fabric
94. Raised bed construction kit
95. Square foot gardening kit
96. Frost protectors like hot caps
97. Portable greenhouse or coldframe
98. Soil thermometer
99. Garden kneeling pad
100. A cow to graze the front lawn (just seeing if you’re still with me)
Don Kinzler, a lifelong gardener, can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. He also blogs at http://growingtogether.areavoices.com.
(Duluth News Tribune)