Master gardener Frank Newkirk manages the heirloom vegetable garden at the Atkins-Johnson Farm and Museum in Gladstone. He and his wife became master gardeners after retiring from their careers and taking a 16-week course from the University of Missouri in of 2012. Both grew up with gardens and farm life.
Master gardener Frank Newkirk manages the heirloom vegetable garden at the Atkins-Johnson Farm and Museum in Gladstone. He and his wife became master gardeners after retiring from their careers and taking a 16-week course from the University of Missouri in of 2012. Both grew up with gardens and farm life. Karen Ridder Special to The Star
Master gardener Frank Newkirk manages the heirloom vegetable garden at the Atkins-Johnson Farm and Museum in Gladstone. He and his wife became master gardeners after retiring from their careers and taking a 16-week course from the University of Missouri in of 2012. Both grew up with gardens and farm life. Karen Ridder Special to The Star

Gladstone farm’s heirloom vegetable garden keeps a taste of history alive

June 10, 2017 8:00 AM

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