Wander Minnesota: Festival And Events In December (Week 4)As December draws to a close and the New Year arrives, there’s still plenty to do.
Wander Minnesota: Festivals And Events In December (Week 3)It's almost Christmas, but there's still plenty of festivities to check out all around Minnesota.
Wander MN: Making Spirits Bright At The Minnesota Landscape ArboretumThe Minnesota Landscape Arboretum is, as usual for this time of year, decorated to the hilt. The annual event, called Making Spirits Bright, is—as always—a delight to visit.
Stolen Granlund Statue Replaced At Minn. Landscape ArboretumThe Minnesota Landscape Arboretum has replaced a beloved statue that was stolen earlier this year. The arboretum says its new version of "South Wind II" was installed in the shrub rose garden Nov. 19.
New Lego Art Installation Draws Large Crowds At ArboretumA new art installation is bringing in big crowds to the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum. Nature Connects features 13 different nature displays made entirely of Legos.
Bigger Poison Ivy Leaves Mean Larger RiskAccording to the CDC, roughly 90 percent of people exposed to the poisonous oil on the leaves of the plant will have an allergic reaction. It spreads easily and can last for days.
Glyphosate Labeling Both Confusing and ControversialIt's the most widely used weed killer in the world. Monsanto's chemical brand "Roundup" is a top choice for farmers and homeowners alike. Each year, over one billion pounds of the product gets sprayed on crops such as corn, soybeans and cotton. The active ingredient is a chemical called glyphosate and for decades it's been one of the safest weed killers around.
Wander Minnesota: Sure Signs Of SpringAs if the sight of trees and lawns greening up wasn’t a big enough clue that spring is finally here, there are colors all across the spectrum at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum.
Investigation Continues In Statue Theft At Landscape ArboretumInvestigators are looking into an unusual theft at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum. Someone stole a Paul Granlund statue from the rose gardens sometime late last week. The sculpture was a gift from an Arboretum donor in 2013.
Granlund Sculpture Stolen From Minn. Landscape ArboretumA statue by world-renowned Minnesota sculptor Paul T. Granlund was stolen last week from the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum in Chaska. The 42-inch high bronze statue "South Wind" was removed from the Nelson Shrub Rose Garden sometime between last Thursday night and Saturday morning, according to arboretum officials.
Wander Minnesota: December Festivities (Part 5)As December draws to a close and the New Year arrives, there’s still plenty to do.
Wander Minnesota: Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, Making Spirits BrightOne of my favorite places to visit at the holidays is the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum. The McGuinn Great Hall in the Oswald Visitor Center is the home of several beautifully decorated Christmas trees, often including items found on the Arboretum grounds.