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Hidatsa Beans!

Hidatsa Beans!
Greetings from Park Place!  Deni here with thoughts about dry beans. Did you know that dried beans are a fantastic source of potassium - which builds muscles in your body?  And phosphorus - which helps…

Pigweed – The Spiny Kind

Pigweed – The Spiny Kind
Greetings from Park Place! Deni here -  at the Vance Garden, we're fighting mile high spiny amaranth or spiny pigweed.  This nasty weed is tricky to work with because of it's long, hurtful spines.  We've…

Spicy Kale Chips

Spicy Kale Chips
Greetings from Park Place Over the past few weeks, Grow Your Own has been partnering with the Appalachian Trail Conservancy, holding workshops once a week to promote healthy living.  Grow Your Own was asked to…

Beets in Buckets

Greetings from Park Place! On July 25th Devan Crabtree, my fellow summer VISTA, and I went up to the Vance Community Garden. It was a light work day as it was River's Way's last day…

A Very Good Bug

A Very Good Bug
The Assasin Bug; rightly named for the characteristic of stabbing it's prey with it's long proboscis, injects its prey with a lethal saliva that liquefies the insides of the prey, which are then sucked out.…