In front of Howe Elementary School on Friday. Their tulip test site appears to be a success!! Right near those beautiful red tulips are lots of veggies in the many raised bed gardens on their site. It’s so heartening to see all of this after the building was not used for 6+ years. Follow the Tulip Test Garden project here: https://www.learner.org/jnorth/tulip/.

Photo: Roxanne Dunlop

Slurry Surprise! Near West River Road Parkway and Minnehaha Park


After a long day of rain, we were treated to a slushy surprise in much of the Metro Area. Such is spring in Minnesota–one step forward and two steps back. Oh, well, it looks kind of pretty because we KNOW spring is here and keeps moving forward despite fickle behavior of the weather!!! Slush on, I say, slush on…

Photo: Roxanne Dunlop