Tag Archives: John Sharp

Mineral Point’s Giving Tree

Once there was an old oak tree. She lived in the Oak Savanna at the Mineral Point Elementary School.  Whenever the children came out for recess she could see them in the distance. The tree wanted to be closer so … Continue reading

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Overheard at recess: “I love spinach”

The school year may be over, but the gardening season is just getting started. Thanks to the energy of community volunteers, school staff and a bunch of really excited kids, Mineral Point Elementary School is the proud new owner of … Continue reading

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Where Wisconsin Began

As many Mineral Pointers know, our town is the place “Where Wisconsin Began.” Specifically, Wisconsin began on High Street. On July 4, 1836 Governor Henry Dodge was sworn in here as the first Governor of the Wisconsin Territory.  An official … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Gardener in Mineral Point

Here’s the 6-minute segment of the Wisconsin Gardener on Mineral Point’s John and Jennifer Sharp. http://video.wpt2.org/video/2353385212 And, in case you misssed it, here’s a link to the HSB post on the Sharps.

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Rock Stars

Mineral Point’s own John and Jennifer Sharp were recently featured on Shelly’s Ryan’s Wisconsin Gardener.  Here’s a link to the 6-minute segment. These two artists and tireless community volunteers have created a garden that is something to behold. The garden surrounds … Continue reading

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