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Esko: Community garden will welcome bees

Rebekah King

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The Thomson Township community garden is joining the Northeastern Minnesota Bee Friendly Corridor project with the addition of a pollinator garden this summer.

Kathy Rahkola and other community members have been trying to revamp the garden, located behind the Thomson Town Hall. People are trying to create new opportunities at the community garden, Rahkola reported to the Thomson Township board of supervisors at its meeting on June 3.

The pollinator garden will cover four garden plots and will need to be maintained after plantings are put in. They wouldn’t nee...