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Clara Helvig finds and repurposes containers for her hen and chick garden south of Perham. She uses old silo blocks, shoes, bowls and bird cages. She has been a hen and chick gardener since the early 1980s. Elizabeth Huwe/FOCUS

On your mark... get set... GROW!

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With the arrival of June, the memories of winter months have finally started to recede like the long-melted snow. Taking up that space in the mind now are thoughts of grass, flowers and all things green and growing.


Gardeners have been waiting for this time of the year practically since the first hard frost of 2013. Now, it’s finally time to get outside, turn some dirt and put some plants in the ground.

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