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Gardening tips for Duluth's Northern climate, hosted by Master Gardener Tom Kasper.

Tips for Hardy Gardeners

An okra plant, showing a blossom and an edible pod.
Bob Richmond
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Okra (Abelmoschus esculentus)

A little bit of rain this weekend helps, but it wasn't enough to get us back to normal. Tom reminds us that there have been times the opposite was true - too much rain and not enough sun. Whether this is a long-term climate trend or merely a seasonal variant, some garden options from more southern regions have been proving to handle the challenge quite well, both for the food they provide.