New Hardy Mulberry Has North Dakota Pioneer Roots

It’s truly rare when an entirely new, well-adapted fruit species is introduced into northern climates. History is in the making with the proud introduction of a winter hardy mulberry. This isn’t just any new mulberry, Trader Mulberry’s mother plant is 125 years old and still bearing sweet, delicious fruit in Barnes County, North Dakota. Introduced…
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Are Tender Roses Worth The Trouble?

Sit back, and I’ll tell you a tale of days gone by, when gardeners delighted in the roses they grew, cities had rose societies, old man Schmittenheimer’s roses were the talk of the town, and everyone’s grandmother had a vaseful of homegrown flowers in the good living room. Roses were a trophy for a job…
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