Author Archives: Crosslake Area Garden Club

About Crosslake Area Garden Club

The purpose of the Crosslake Area Garden Club is to encourage all forms of horticulture through home and community gardening.

Peaceful setting at the Crosslake Community Garden

Are you looking for a quiet and peaceful spot to sit and read, then you may want to visit the garden outside the Crosslake Community Center Library. Here you can sit in the shade, listen to the water, and read … Continue reading

Posted in Flowers, Garden

Crosslake Library Garden Update

The Crosslake library garden received a new coat of mulch thanks to the community efforts of PALS, Pequot HS students and the Crosslake Area Garden Club.”  All had fun and were pretty much done in 2 hours!  

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Home Vegetable Garden calendar : UMN Extension

Tips for home gardeners. Good information for vegetables at Upper Midwest sustainable home garden care calendar : Yard and Garden : Garden : University of Minnesota Extension

Posted in Seeds, Vegetables

Five videos from the Pollinator Friendly Alliance

Videos posted by Pollinator Friendly Alliance and Pollinate MN, with the generous support of the Food Building, The Lone Grazer Creamery, and Red Table Meat Company. Videos are from the People For Pollinators symposium held in West St. Paul on … Continue reading

Posted in Bees, Flowers, Polllinators, Videos

Starting Seeds Indoors – Birds and Blooms

For those of us in the Midwest with the itch to get in our gardens, we can scratch that itch by digging in some dirt now. Our growing season is so short that it’s nearly imperative to either get a … Continue reading

Posted in Flowers, Seeds

Prairie Yard & Garden: Clematis

Host Mary Holm visits with Mike Heger, noted author and former owner of Ambergate Gardens about Clematis. This vigorous, woody, climbing vine is a perfect addition to a trellis or for use as a background in many landscape design, with … Continue reading

Posted in Flowers, Videos

Beauty of Pollination

We are all dependent to each other. Pollination: it’s vital to life on Earth, but largely unseen by the human eye. Filmmaker Louie Schwartzberg shows us the intricate world of pollen and pollinators with gorgeous high-speed images from his film … Continue reading

Posted in Pollination, Polllinators, Videos