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So Many Coleus, So Little Time

The most recent issue of Northern Gardener includes a column about some of the great, recently developed coleus that you will find in garden centers. Coleus are ideal annuals for…

Garden Experts Speak at Home Show

If you missed all the great information from garden experts that we presented at last weekend’s Minneapolis Home and Garden Show, check out the talks this weekend. The Garden Theater…

March/April Northern Gardener Available

Nothing says spring like the pink blooms on a crabapple tree, and we’re celebrating the early days of spring with our March/April issue of Northern Gardener. That gorgeous cover photo…

Garden Design Advice from a Pro

One of the best things about the home and garden shows held each year is for the price of admission you can get some great garden design advice from the…

Home and Garden Show Ideas Aplenty

The Minneapolis Home and Garden Show will be running two weekends this year (instead of just one), and we are excited to once again have scheduled a host of great…

Easiest Annuals to Start from Seed

If you like to have a big, colorful floral display in your garden and change it up each year, there is nothing better than annual flowers. While it’s easy to…

Garden Talks at St. Paul Home Show

The season of garden education programs starts this month, and for gardeners, who love to learn about new techniques and proven strategies, there are an abundance of garden talks to…

Creating a Cottage Garden for the North

As winter drags on, this chilly weekend would be a great time to think about garden design. A cottage garden is charming, productive and can be adapted to many house…