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Today – March 2021

Today – March 2021

Get Out & Garden! by Holly Boettcher Growing in a Cold Frame If there is any way I can possibly extend the growing season, I will find a way! We all know how therapeutic gardening is. That is where my cold frame comes in. There are numerous instructions if you Google “Do It Yourself” (DIY)...

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Today – Jan/Feb 2021

Today – Jan/Feb 2021

How slopes flunkee turned into a ski bum by Tim FrobergWhy so serious? I know that’s the Joker’s line, but I can tell by that grim look on your face that you’re not enjoying another Wisconsin winter. The snow is piling up, the excitement of Christmas has faded and you don’t know what to do with...

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Today – December 2020

Today – December 2020

Treepalooza! Celebrating holidays with a forest of trees by Tim FrobergDrive by Carmelyn Daley-Hinkens’ house in December and you’ll see a simple wreath hanging on the front door. But once the door to the two-story north Appleton home swings open, Christmas Central unfolds and visitors can make...

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Today – Paul Hillmer – November 2020

Today – Paul Hillmer – November 2020

One-track Minds by Tim Froberg Paul Hillmer has been interested in cars and trains since he was a kid. He had his first model train layout in high school but got rid of it before heading off to college. In 1983, after selling a few cans from his beer can collection at a flea market, he bought his...

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TODAY – Peter’s Pumpkin Patch – October 2020

TODAY – Peter’s Pumpkin Patch – October 2020

The Pick of the Patch Kaukauna farm has pumpkins galore and more by Tim Froberg Linus never got to see the Great Pumpkin in the classic Charlie Brown Halloween episode, but Tim Nickel works hard to supply great pumpkins in the fall. Nickel is a pumpkin aficionado with uncommon expertise regarding...

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