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Plant Show Winners from Minnesota State Fair

Each year, MSHS hosts the MSHS Potted Plant Show at the Minnesota State Fair. This event runs during the first two days of the fair and is a real treat…

MSHS Membership Deals at State Fair

It’s a beautiful day to go to the MInnesota State Fair and, boy, do we have deals for folks wanting to sign up for MSHS membership. In addition to $5…

New Northern Gardener Available!

The September/October issue of Northern Gardener is in the hands of subscribers and will be on newsstands in about a week. This is a special issue because it marks the…

Join MSHS and Win a Lawn Mower!

The Minnesota State Fair is a great time to join MSHS and this year, folks who renew their membership or join MSHS at the fair will have several chances to…

Plant Profile: Cleome

A few years ago, I was bored with my usual annual flowers. That’s when I heard about cleome, a tall, striking annual with a puff-ball flower and a distinctive smell…

Should You Still Deadhead?

As we get passed the middle of August (arghh!!), it’s time to consider whether to deadhead or not. Deadheading is the practice of removing the spent flowers on plants –…

Register Now for Will Steger Global Warming Talk

MSHS is excited to be cosponsoring “Eyewitness to Global Warming”, a presentation by world-renowned polar explorer, educator, photographer, writer and lecturer Will Steger, on Thursday, Oct. 13, from 7 to…

Raspberry Memories

August always reminds me of picking raspberries for my grandma when I was a little girl. She had several rows of raspberry bushes in her garden, and I was small…