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Bigger Poison Ivy Leaves Mean Larger Risk

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – At some point, most of us will either come into contact with poison ivy or know someone with the telltale rash.

According to the CDC, roughly 90 percent of people exposed to the poisonous oil on the leaves of the plant will have an allergic reaction.  337 more words


Photograph: Purple Flowers

Photograph taken: 6/7/2015
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Glyphosate Labeling Both Confusing and Controversial

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – In his Ramsey greenhouse, Harley Gordon is framed by flowers. He loves the colors, just not the chemicals.

“I just have not been real fond of chemicals,” he said. 530 more words


Wander Minnesota: Sure Signs Of Spring

As 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… 189 more words

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Mother's Day, when you are without the mother part

Over the last few years May has become a very weird month for me. One the one hand, it is my birth month and that is awesome but it is also the month I lost my mother, on Memorial Day no less, and sandwiched somewhere right in the middle is good old Mother’s Day, a holiday I can no longer participate in because I am not a mother myself (not to any humans that can buy me a damn gift at least) and I no longer have one to call my own anymore. 1,092 more words

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Wonderfully Grounding and Naturally Grateful: 04/29/2015

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Today is my trade day. Instead of doing the traditional trade we went to the Minnesota Arboretum, and got around nature. 179 more words


Investigation Continues In Statue Theft At Landscape Arboretum

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Investigators 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. 331 more words