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46th Parallel Planters readying for spring

Spaces still available in Norrie Park garden in Ironwood

IRONWOOD — The 46th Parallel Planters are preparing for the spring planting, according to Marlene Zaleski, president of the club.

Zaleski said the club recently held a presentation on how to get an early start to the growing season with starting seedlings indoors, and maintaining gardening equipment.

The 46th Parallel Planters has around 25 regular members, said Zaleski, and people are encouraged to come “join the fun.”

The club oversees the care of the Norrie Park garden in Ironwood, which Zaleski said will be putting out signups for garden plots in the near future. The garden draws people to...