Category Archives: Features

New Vegetable Varieties for 2017 Shrinking

Judging by the new vegetable varieties being offered this year, gardens are shrinking. More varieties are being marketed for patios, pots and raised beds. Everything from tiny eggplant to mini-squash…

Spotlight: Spring Garden Gala Volunteers

MSHS could not put on events such as the Spring Garden Gala without the many volunteers who help us out. One of the standouts has been board member Toni Kluck,…

Peppers, Garden Chaos and More: New Northern Gardener

The latest issue of Northern Gardener is on newsstands now, and it’s full of information to get gardeners excited about the coming season. Our cover story is on two hot…

More Great Home Show Speakers

If you are attending the Minneapolis Home and Garden Show this weekend, MSHS has another roundup of great speakers. The Garden Theater is located in Room 103, just outside the…

Como Conservatory Winter Flower Show

Are you looking for a perfect escape from the cold, harsh Minnesota winter? Then the Como Park Conservatory Winter Flower Show is the place for you! The show runs through…

Spring Garden Gala 2017!

Come on out and join us at the Minnesota State Horticultural Society‚Äôs fundraising event of the year! This year, we have a new venue and a new emcee, but the…

Minnesota Home and Patio Show Speakers

MSHS is happy to once again host the garden speakers at the Minnesota Home and Patio Show, which begins Thursday and runs through Sunday at the St. Paul River Center…

Fresh From the Garden: Hot Off the Press

This review originally appeared in the January/February 2017 issue of Northern Gardener. Growing fresh, clean food. How hard can that be? Well, in USDA Zones 3 and 4, growing organic…