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Press Release from Grass Roots, Ottertail, MN

August 22, 2016

Re: Donald J. Trump, Republican Candidate for President, has announced
that he is to hold a press conference for the public at Grass Roots,
Ottertail August 25 at 4:17 p.m. This is the fourth visit by candidate
Trump to Grass Roots. The public is invited to be present and to ask
questions and demonstrate their support or opposition, as long as it
is intelligent and tasteful. The news conference will be moderated by
Bill Heinis. The press conference will be streamed live on Facebook,
on two sites: Grass Roots Ottertail and Tom Meinhover. The public is
invited to submit questions to candidate Trump, using the comment
option on Facebook. Donald J. Trump will be interpreted by Tom
Meinhover. For further information call 218-367-2503. The press is
also invited.




Welcome to Grass Roots Follow the Yellow Brick Road Celebration

Our 40th Year Celebration

Thursday, August 25th - Sunday, August 28th

Schedule of Events


1 pm Building Soils, Composting Worms with Shannon

The soil from composting is great for your plants. Learn how to compost your household waste with Shannon from the Ottertail County extension.

1 pm How To Plant A Cherry Tree By George Washington (Kids Invited)

While you are learning composting, have your children join George Washington in planting a cherry tree at Grass Roots and learn the history of our early founding fathers as horticulturalists.

2 pm Story Hour with Elaine Kadow & Caroyl Franks

Join your children in story hour with two of Perhamís finest retired school teachers.

Bring a snack for your kids or sample our watermelon in the garden center. We have a variety of cold drinks for sale.

3 pm Bingo on the Rooftop (Ann Heinis)

25 cents per person for an hour of Bingo and fun prizes.

We have a variety of cold drinks for sale on the rooftop.

Buy a Grass Roots t-shirt in the garden center for extra luck.

4:17 Donald Trump News Conference. Public Invited; bring questions. Moderator: Bill Heinis


1 pm Building Soils, Composting Worms with Shannon

2 pm Get More Herbs in Your Life, with Gretchen and, Pam (Tasting & Learning)

2-4 pm Folk Music & More by Doug Eckes & Mitch Groethe

3 pm Bingo on the Rooftop

3-4 pm Panel Discussion: How Grass Roots Thinks You Should Grow Plants

1-4 pm Indigo-Dye A T-Shirt with Karen & Friends, All Ages


11 am-1 pm Songs From Yesterday, Today, & Tomorrow with Doug Eckes & Marie Johnson

Watch Pam create a succulent wreath

1-4 pm Scavenger Hunts (All Ages)

2 pm Get More Herbs in Your Life, with Gretchen, Pam, and Darla (Tasting & Learning)

2 pm Tomís Magical Mystery Flower Identification Tour

3 pm Bingo on the Rooftop

3-4 pm Local Authors Preview Soon-To-Be Published Novels/Book Fair


1 pm Grand Opening of Kids Nursery

Teach Your Kid to Plant a Tree...How-To, by Tom

Magic Stone from Debbie included

Debbie Tells a Magical Tree Story

2 pm Tomís Magical Mystery Flower Identification Tour

11 am-3 pm Melissa & Doug/Sunny Patch Kids Gardening Toys & Tools: Additional 25% off

3 pm Bingo on the Rooftop




We try to eliminate plastic containers as much as possible when we plant our flowers.  Pam has chosen and assembled a pretty creative line of repurposed containers for use and created this theme:  Planters with a Past 


Lori from Lundeens in Fergus Falls has generated this new poster.  We will feature all this at the (Flower Show in Fergus Falls  Click Here) this Saturday and of course as inventory at our inventory at Grass Roots this spring.

Note:  More pictures and videos from the Perham Home and Cabin will be posted on March 13.  Thanks


George Washington has send a Press Release to Grass Roots.  Click Here to hear Tom Meinhover of Grass Roots read his Press Release.

Grass Roots Food Theme for 2016


We know it matters to you that you eat and your family eats the cleanest and freshest food;  Our Grass Roots role:  to try and give you my Tom Grown Plants for you garden and home grown food once our production cycle starts.



Welcome North Dakota Nursery and Greenhouse  Association

View our Grass Roots Slide Show

Click Here

View a sample of or Grass Roots videos.  Go to the Blue Click Here  and it will send you to youtube.  There are several videos displayed.  Click on any of them and they will play...take your choice. Try 'Veggie Romance' or 'Grass Roots the Beautiful'





"Thanks for coming to my Grass Roots web page.  Grass Roots business is 40 years old this year.  Located on Rush Lake in Ottertail county, we invite you to take note of the 3P's that introduce us:  Plants, Produce and Personality and from there you'll love what you discover.  Tom Meinhover


Give the Gift of a Legacy Tree Any Time of Year

Memorials, Weddings, Births, Birthdays... All of Life's Milestone 
Events are Perfect for Being Noted with a Beautiful Tree 

Get Your Gift Card Today.


Call 218 367 2503






Check out the inventory for 2016


Best Grass Roots Marketing Video from 2015 by Natalie Karels.  click Here


....A video........Poems by Trish, Debbie and Grace and message from Tom on Seedings...December, 2015










New Video ..click here

January 31, 2016

Recent visit by Donald J Trump to Grass Roots.  4th Interview he has done with Grass Roots.  Grace Moberg Interviews.


    Join Me on Facebook    Email Tom for questions. 

View Grass Roots Videos on UTube     


DONALD J TRUMP (aka tom) visits Grass Roots to  introduce a chance for you to provide uncontaminated food for your family.  Building a wall between you and bad food.

Click below to view video



Utube link to this Video


 Trish McClellan and Tom Meinhover   introduce you to 2016 Vegetable Program:

Clean food for you and your family.

UTube link to our Video

Birth Announcements are posted everyday at 10:00a.m.


Best Video of 2015

Debbie tells the of the myth of Forthysia.

 ...on UTube



Apple Trees for Spring

Bare Root

April and May, 2016


         Prices:  $25 for 7/16 size

              $30 for larger

       Google any of the  Fruit for  Characters

       Call Me (Tom) If have questions..218 367 2503

       Available in April when frost out of ground

       Order Now to assure that you will get what you want.  Call 218 367 2503.  $10 per tree to lock it in. 

Connell Red Cortland Fireside Frostbite Goodland  Haralred Haralson Hat Trick Honeycrisp Honeygold

KinderKrisp Liberty Prairie Magic Red Prairie Spy

SnowSweet State Fair Sweet Sixteen

Wealthy Wolf River Wodarz Zestar

Centennial Chestnut 

`                       Other Fruit

Early Gold Pear Golden Spice PearParker Pear Ure Pear Alderman PlumBlackice Plum Mount Royal PlumPembina Plum Pipestone plum Toka PlumMoongold Apricot Scout ApricotSungld Apricot Evans Bali Cherry

Meteor Cherry North Star Cherry


We hand out a Brochure to every customer everyday.  This is an example of the one we handed out on May 1st, 2015