The Metigoshe Blog


Category: Garden

Greenhouse Jump Starts Summer

What to do when there is seven inches of fresh snow at the end of March?  Spend time in the greenhouse!  Metigrowshe Garden is getting a jump start on planting with several trays of greens and herbs in the greenhouse … Continue reading

Metigoshe Ministries Receives Orchard Grant

GOEHRING AWARDS COMMUNITY-SCHOOL ORCHARD GRANTS   Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring has awarded grants totaling $51,125 for 12 projects to develop orchards and plant trees in local communities. The grants originally were set at $40,000 but due to positive response and … Continue reading

Super Salads

This spring Metigrowshe Garden provided a bunch of fresh produce for delicious salads thanks to the great growing conditions inside of our protective high tunnel structure!  No need to worry about the late May frosts that hit the Turtle Mountains. … Continue reading

Springtime Wonders

The small greenhouse at the Christian Center site is officially up and running for the season! All of the senses are awakened upon entering the greenhouse.  The wonderful feeling of warm, humid air after the cold of winter, the scent … Continue reading

“Eggstra” Special

 This summer brought a very significant change to our garden area and garden learning sessions!  We welcomed 21 laying hens to their brand new coop and outdoor enclosure.  The chickens are a great addition to camp for many reasons.  We … Continue reading

We’re Number One!

  That’s right, we recently kicked-off our summer with the first week of campers! Lots of fun and learning as campers explored Metigrowshe Gardens with our theme of “Gardening in God’s Time”. Trailblazers and CIT’s got the garden off to … Continue reading

Springing Into Action

In the Turtle Mountains spring was quite brief after a very long and cold winter.  Now that we are already enjoying summer temperatures and weather, it means that the all important Spring garden preparations had to be sped up considerably. … Continue reading

Exploring God’s Creation during week #4

    The garden is finally going through a major growth spurt as the sun came out, the temperatures rose and the rains let up some in the last two weeks.  Plants such as our sugar snap peas were only … Continue reading

New Growth as Campers Arrive!

  Summer is now here and we are very busy out in the garden out at camp.  The main garden is now fully planted and almost all of the seeds have come up and most of the transplants that were … Continue reading

Planting gets underway!

Now that the snow cover has melted we have been busily planting the cool season crops out at Metigrowshe Garden!  Some highlights from this past week of planting include camper favorite Sugar Snap Peas, as well as asparagus, rhubarb, strawberries, … Continue reading

Garden Grants Galore!

It was a long, long, cold winter at Metigoshe Ministries this year.  Even though the garden lay under a deep blanket of snow, there was still plenty of garden work to do!  We were busy planning for this coming summer … Continue reading

Spring Dreaming

Spring is here even though it doesn’t look that way out our window today!   This past weekend at our first annual Grace-Filled Gardens Retreat we planted seeds for the camp garden and for participants gardens.  Just three days later … Continue reading

Harvest Update

The garden has given a wonderful bounty of fresh and delicious produce for our use at camp throughout the camp season.  Now that we are in our last week of camp, we want to share a harvest total with you! … Continue reading

Online article features Metigrowshe Garden!

We are excited to announce that our Garden at Camp Metigoshe is featured in an article on the Lutherans Restoring Creation website!  Follow the link below to learn more about how our garden started: More info on how the … Continue reading

Workday Wonders

On Saturday we completed amazing work in the garden as a part of camp work day!  A large number of volunteers pitched in to rake the dirt, plant seeds and seedlings, set up trellis and plant support systems, finish installing … Continue reading

The garden’s name is…

Drum roll please!  After a spirited debate on several wonderful name possibilities for our Camp Garden, the counselors yesterday elected a fantastic name for the garden!  Let it hereby be known that the garden is named….. Metigrowshe! Remember to check … Continue reading

New Growth!

There has been lot of recent activity in the Camp Metigoshe Garden, so much so that I haven’t been indoors enough to report on all of it! The 200+ seedlings at the parsonage are doing well and many are making … Continue reading

Activity in the Garden

On Saturday May 5th we had perfect weather for our Garden Work Day!  Thanks to the youth group of First Lutheran in Minot with Pastor Ken Nelson  and Metigoshe supporters Pastor Carol Wendel, Melissa Reinhart and the Benson family for … Continue reading

Garden work day!

Come join us this Saturday, May 5th from 10:00am – ?  as we get the garden ready for spring planting!  The garden is located at the Pelican Lake site right next to the wiffle ball field.  We look forward to … Continue reading

New vegetable garden this year

We are excited to announce that we are planting a full vegetable garden
this year! The garden at Camp Metigoshe will provide fresh and natural
food for nutritional camp menus. Campers will get the chance to dig in
and help produce the food that they eat while learning about caring for
God’s creation. Continue reading