Billings Arbor Day Activity

Billings Arbor Day Activity

by Elaine Allard Again this year, Master Gardeners took an active part in the City of Billings Arbor Day activities. This year’s event was held on May 2nd at Central Park. Sharon Wetsch, Fay Danielson, Sue Weinreis, and Linda Brewer helped the City Arbor Day Committee with registration and a variety of other tasks. Charlie … Continue reading

Dandelions

by Elizabeth Waddington Do you love sunflowers? Then you should embrace the pesky dandelions in your lawn since they are in the same family. Both are cheery yellow, can be used as accents in floral arrangements, especially if you have grandchildren picking the dandelions, and are attractive to pollinators for your garden and fruit trees. … Continue reading

25-Year Celebration of Master Gardeners in Yellowstone County

25-Year Celebration of Master Gardeners in Yellowstone County

Billings Montana; MetraPark, 4-H Building; May 18, 2019 by Amy Grandpre photos by Sherry Doty [Editor’s Note: in previous posts and the printed newsletter credit for photos in this article was given to Amy Grandpre and Merita Murdock. Our apologies to Sherry for the mixup!] Twenty-five years is quite the marker for an organization, and … Continue reading

AnnaMarie Linneweber Shares Her Story

AnnaMarie Linneweber Shares Her Story

by Bess Lovec Eight yellow jackets stole AnnaMarie’s career as a professional gardener. She reached behind a railroad tie to pull weeds, and they nailed her forearm, which swelled to twice its normal circumference. The swelling even went halfway up her upper arm. If toxins had made it to her heart, she would have missed … Continue reading