• Kingfield Community Gardens are part of a vibrant community in south Minneapolis.
    September 30, 2014

    Minnesota Green: Kingfield Community Gar...

    The Kingfield Community Garden Group is a project of the nonprofit Kingfield Neighborhood Association whose mission is to create a network of gardens ...
  • Plant minor bulbs such as squill for naturalizing.
    September 29, 2014

    Plant Bulbs Now for Spring Bloom

    Late September and early October are the perfect time to plant bulbs for spring bloom, and while the weather will be cooler this week, it’s stil...
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    September 23, 2014

    Book Review: The New Midwestern Table

    Park Rapids resident Amy Thielen’s book isn’t about gardening, but it’s a volume Midwestern gardeners will want to have close at hand as they pr...
  • Plant native plants to bring in the birds.
    September 22, 2014

    How to Create a Bird Friendly Garden

    Not too long ago, we came across a pamphlet from the Saint Paul Audubon Society on sustaining songbirds and other wildlife in your garden. It’s ...
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    September 19, 2014

    Book Review: Preserving by the Pint

    For many gardeners, canning is a way to say, “Winter — take that! I will continue to enjoy my garden no matter how much snow you throw at ...
Kingfield Community Gardens are part of a vibrant community in south Minneapolis.

Minnesota Green: Kingfield Community Gardens

The Kingfield Community Garden Group is a project of the nonprofit Kingfield Neighborhood Association whose mission is to create a network of gardens and access to fresh food throughout the…

Plant minor bulbs such as squill for naturalizing.

Plant Bulbs Now for Spring Bloom

Late September and early October are the perfect time to plant bulbs for spring bloom, and while the weather will be cooler this week, it’s still pleasant enough for bulb…

narrow table1

Book Review: The New Midwestern Table

Park Rapids resident Amy Thielen’s book isn’t about gardening, but it’s a volume Midwestern gardeners will want to have close at hand as they preserve and eat up the abundant…

Plant native plants to bring in the birds.

How to Create a Bird Friendly Garden

Not too long ago, we came across a pamphlet from the Saint Paul Audubon Society on sustaining songbirds and other wildlife in your garden. It’s not a long booklet, but…

narrow pbtp

Book Review: Preserving by the Pint

For many gardeners, canning is a way to say, “Winter — take that! I will continue to enjoy my garden no matter how much snow you throw at me.” And,…

Many viburnums have beautiful fall berries.

Plant Profile: Viburnum

Viburnum is a lovely group of shrubs year-round, but my appreciation for them always soars in fall. That’s when the bright red berries of American highbush cranberry (Viburnum trilobum) shine…

Our volunteers are friendly and knowledgeable.

Thank You, Minnesota State Fair Volunteers!

As we head into the last day of the fair, we’d like to give a shout-out to our fantastic Minnesota State Fair volunteers. We could not have the presence we…

We're located right next to The Dirt stage.

Garden Learning at the Minnesota State Fair

There’s a lot to learn at the Minnesota State Fair — and not just about how many foods can be deep-fried! The Agriculture/Horticulture building where the MSHS booth is located…