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By Carrie Knutson
NDSU Extension Agent, Grand Forks Co. 

Dakota Gardener: A turning plant story

 

February 12, 2024

Plants will turn, stretch and grow toward light sources contributing to odd-shaped growth patterns. (NDSU photo)

While cleaning the kitchen one Sunday afternoon, my daughter asked why one of my houseplants looked like the letter "S." Children always seem to find our faults. The plant I had hoped to hide until I could take some cuttings and re-start it this summer was put in the spotlight. However, it was a great opportunity for some plant-based learning for my daughter and a lesson for me.

The plant now i...



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