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Book Review: Garden Made

Are you a crafty gardener? If so, Stephanie Rose”s book, Garden Made: A Year of Seasonal Projects to Beautify Your Garden and Your Life (Roost Books, 2015), is a fun…

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Growing Together: Northfield Garden Club

The Northfield Garden Club works to brighten up its community‚Äôs landscape through service projects and sponsoring events such as tours and plant sales. In fact, the 2015 Northfield Garden and…

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How to Create a Lasagna Garden

Lasagna gardening is a no-till method of creating a garden bed over an area of grass or weeds. While many people start lasagna gardens in the fall so the garden…

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Gift Ideas for Gardeners, Part 2

A couple of weeks ago, we suggested eight gift ideas for gardeners who have everything. Today, we’ve got a few more, and the best thing is you can get them…

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Spring Garden Gala Registration Opens Today

Is it too early for thinking about spring? Not if you are thinking about going to the annual MSHS Spring Garden Gala to be held April 1, 2016 at Vadnais…

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Thankful for Gardeners

If we were of a more poetic nature, we would add a line or two to the poem below about being thankful for gardeners who support MSHS and other garden…

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10 Tips for Holiday Decor

Over the years, I’ve had a chance to watch some incredible floral designers put together wreaths and containers for the holidays. Watching others is a great way to learn, which…

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Book Review: Indoor Kitchen Gardening

Indoor Kitchen Gardening (Cool Springs Press, 2014) by Minnesotan Elizabeth Millard has the right attitude. In the book’s introduction, Millard co-owner of Bossy Acres, a vegetable farm now operating in…