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Growing on the High Plains: It's Time to Plant!


Impatient for impatients? Vying for violets? Coveting lovage? Eager for leeks? Looking forward to a forage? Hurtin' for dirt? 

To all of you garden center groupies and High Plains horticulturists out there, I know how you feel. Spring is here, and we just can't wait to get our fingernails filthy. Because we know: the sooner we plant, the closer we are to our harvest.
On today's installment of Growing on the High Plains, let's reflect on how lucky we gardeners are are to be the source of growth. Likewise, as HPPR listeners, we have a unique opportunity to cultivate cultural growth in our region during the Spring Membership Campaign.
Planting a seed of support for public radio leads to strong roots in our region. Make your pledge today!


Years ago Skip Mancini left the rocky coast of Northern California to return to her roots in the heartland. Her San Francisco friends, concerned over her decision to live in a desolate flatland best known for a Hollywood tornado, were afraid she would wither and die on the vine. With pioneer spirit, Skip planted a garden. She began to learn about growing not only flowers and vegetables, but hearts and minds. If you agree that the prairie is a special place, we think you'll enjoy her weekly sojourns into Growing on the High Plains.