Blog Archives

Leon Snyder: MSHS Legend

This is the last of our Legends of MSHS feature, which ran in Northern Gardener during 2016, our 150th anniversary year. In 1908, just a year after MSHS had persuaded…

Real vs. Fake and Minnesota’s State Tree

This column was originally printed in the November/December 2016 issue of Northern Gardener. It was part of our series on Heritage Plants. By Beth Probst The debate over whether to…

You’re Invited to the MSHS Holiday Open House!

Join us this Saturday for a festive holiday open house where you can learn how to create a gorgeous holiday container as well as shop for gifts for all the…

Holiday Gifts from the Garden

The November/December issue of Northern Gardener includes a great list of suggestions for holiday gifts that gardeners can give — especially if the recipient is a fellow gardener. Here are…

MSHS Wins Terrace Horticultural Books Award

What an honor it was for MSHS and its staff to receive the 10th Annual Award from Terrace Horticultural Books at Terrace’s annual Fall Open House Nov. 12. The award…

Gardening Gals Get-Together 2016

Each year, MSHS celebrates the season with a “girlfriends” event. It has proven so popular that this year we will have two nights of the Gardening Gals Get-Together. So, get…

Support MSHS on Give to the Max Day

With Minnesota’s annual Give to the Max Day just around the corner, we’ve been thinking about the visionary gardeners who support MSHS now, and those who have supported the work…

Presidential Plants

The presidential election will be over tomorrow, and not a moment too soon for many Americans. So let’s take a break from the rhetoric and revelations and think about presidents…