Monthly Archives: November 2011

Great Lakes Trade Exposition

                Hey, green industry professionals! Mark your calendars for the Great Lakes TradeExposition (GLTE), to be held January 9-11, 2012 at the DeVos Place/Amway Grand Plaza Hotel, in Grand Rapids.                 The GLTE is in its 89th year and will … Continue reading

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First day of deer season, or last day of gardening?

For hunters this was the first day of firearm deer season. For me, it was the last day of gardening! I picked just under a dozen Ruby Perfection Hybrid cabbages. The beautiful heads had survived some pretty cold nights (down … Continue reading

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Holiday Centerpiece

Tis the season for making holiday crafts! Here is an article I wrote for Country Lines on how to make holiday centerpieces. These are pretty easy to make, but it you have any questions give me a shout. Then again, … Continue reading

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Bird Migration

Connie Thompson talks about the bird migration taking place in the Eastern Upper Peninsula in her latest edition of Birds in Our Backyards. The EUP is a popular spot for bird migration due to its proximity to Whitefish Point.You can … Continue reading

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