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Jo Meyer calls her craft "ditching and dumpstering."

The end result is designer quality.

She makes floral wreaths, arrangements and accessories out of items salvaged from a dump and Mother Nature.


"I would go into Byerly's Grocery and Bachman's (Floral in Minneapolis) and see something I liked," she said of her start 28 years ago.

She'd sit down, sip a free cup of coffee and visually memorize the details or sketch them out.

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Sarah Smith
Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers courts, business and breaking news in addition to outdoors events.
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