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Minnesota River Valley Master Gardeners Bring Gardening to Mankato Schools

This article originally appeared in the May/June 2017 issue of Northern Gardener. Teaming up with Mankato Area Public Schools and Blue Earth County State Health Improvement Partnership (SHIP), the Minnesota…

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Celebrate Midsommer with a Garden Center Tour (and Wine!)

If you have ever been in Scandinavia at the end of June, you know how much they enjoy the long, summery days of “midsommar.” Picnics, family trips to the cabin,…

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Hot Off the Press: Planting in a Post-Wild World

This book review originally appeared in the May/June issue of Northern Gardener magazine. Don’t reach for Planting in a Post-Wild World if you’re looking for reassuring recommendations for what to plant…

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Top 5 Plant Sale Shopping Tips

This weekend is the traditional start of plant sale season in Minnesota and there are dozens of them being held around the state. Check the special listings in the May/June…

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Visiting Art in Bloom 2017 at MIA

The annual Art in Bloom exhibit is on display today and through the weekend at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts and MSHS is participating again with an interpretation of “Rouen…

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Get Discounts on Plant Shopping at MSHS Discount Partners

It’s that time of the year, when gardeners are prowling nurseries and garden centers looking for annuals, perennials, vegetable starts and those special pieces of art or decoration for their…

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Minnesota Green: Sherburne County Master Gardeners

The Minnesota Green program has had a big impact on the Sherburne County Master Gardeners’ community gardening projects, and they’ve only participated in the program for one year. “Before Minnesota…

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Growing Greens in Early Spring

Lettuce and other greens, such as kale, spinach and Swiss chard, are among the vegetables that grow well starting in early spring. Growing greens is easy and this weekend, with…

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