Weed Notes: Oct 31

By Sid Lewis

      Supervisor

There has always been a little controversy because Midwest Weed District is mostly a user fee system — in our yearly budget we really can’t say we can show a profit in any given year.

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Weed staff sport shirts

Weed boys

Photo by Bev Bennett

By Sheila Runions

      Banner Staff

Midwest Weed District is staffed by supervisor Sid Lewis and Keith Bennett. Keith won his Shreddies T-shirt then made one for his boss.

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Life memberships for local men

By Sheila Runions

      Banner Staff

Manitoba Association of Agricultural Societies held its annual conference Oct. 25 and 26 with the highlight being the awards ceremony and entertainment evening on Saturday.

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African violets

By Patricia Hanbidge

      Saskatoon School of Horticulture Principal

Most gardeners are hopelessly addicted to seeing if “it will grow.” One of my favourite prairie master gardeners is also a lover of growing African violets.

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Storing tender bulbs

By Patricia Hanbidge

    Saskatoon School of Horticulture Principal

Now that autumn is moving towards winter, there are still a few chores that should be completed. If you enjoyed the glory of tender summer-flowering bulbs, it is now time to give those bulbs some special treatment in order for us to preserve them so we can enjoy their beauty again next year.

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