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The first incarnation of the community garden in the summer of 2011 (pictured) was about half the size of the current one, with just eight plots. There will be 15 plots, 10x10 feet each, available for community residents to enjoy the delights of raising their own vegetables this summer, courtesy of the Becker County Master Gardeners. Brian Basham/Tribune

Community garden will be open for third year

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It may not seem that way now, but spring really is right around the corner — and gardeners are itching to get their hands buried in the soil for another growing season.


“There will be gardening this year… sometime,” said Becker County Master Gardener Marsha Parker, who is also a registered dietician with Essentia Health-St. Mary’s in Detroit Lakes. “It may be a little shorter season this year though.”

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Vicki Gerdes
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