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Day
29
Month
May
Year
1999
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Jean Nimke, 4-H Member Honored For Flower Garden Project, November 1938

Jean Nimke, 4-H Member Honored For Flower Garden Project, November 1938 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, November 2, 1938
Caption
PIONEER IN 4-H PROJECT: Miss Jean Nimke, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Julius Nimke of Plymouth Rd., is the first Washtenaw county 4-H club member named a delegate to club week at Michigan State College for achievement in a flower garden project.

Barbara Alexa's Prickly Pear Cacti, June 1984

Barbara Alexa's Prickly Pear Cacti, June 1984 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, July 12, 1984
Caption
The prickly pear cacti, which have yellow flowers with red centers, usually bloom the first part of July, she says, and recently the early blooms attracted a hummingbird to the area.

Barbara Alexa's Cactus Bed, June 1984

Barbara Alexa's Cactus Bed, June 1984 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, July 12, 1984
Caption
Most of us think of cacti as Western desert plants, but Barbara Alexa of Scio Township thinks of them as the perfect addition to a Michigan yard.

John & Marj Roth's Vegetable Gardens, June 1984

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Published In
Ann Arbor News, June 28, 1984
Caption
Last year John and Marj Roth of Sunnyside Street in Ann Arbor gave up the backyard battle of the clay, one with which many an area gardener is familiar, and one with which the Roths themselves were well acquainted after more than 40 years in Ann Arbor. Instead, they built four one-foot-high raised boxes, filled them with good loam, put stone pathways between the boxed and said goodbye forever to the hardships of clay gardening.