Category Archives: Features

Color of the Year: Marsala in the Garden

A nice glass of Marsala, anyone? Over the next year, you can expect to see more foliage and flowers boasting the Pantone Color of the Year for 2015, a wine…

MSHS is Getting in the Holiday Mood!

The folks at MSHS are getting in the holiday mood this year with events, sales and special deals on memberships and subscriptions. This Saturday, Dec. 6, is the annual Holiday…

Gifts for Gardeners 2014

Every year, Northern Gardener works with some of the most savvy, on-trend buyers in Minnesota’s garden industry to come up with a list of gifts for gardeners. Read our previous…

Please Support Our Mission to Help Gardeners

For almost 150 years, MSHS has supported gardeners in Minnesota. The organization started with the early apple growers in the state. It published articles about Victory Gardens during World War…

Gifts for Gardeners, Part 4

Every year, Northern Gardener works with some of the most savvy, on-trend buyers in Minnesota’s garden industry to come up with a list of gifts for gardeners. Now that the…

Gifts for Gardeners, Part 3

Every year, Northern Gardener works with some of the most savvy, on-trend buyers in Minnesota’s garden industry to come up with a list of gifts for gardeners. Now that the…

Plant Profile: Thanksgiving and Christmas Cactus

Schlumbergera is a houseplant that cheers up many a holiday home. Common names for members of this genus of cactus include Christmas cactus, Thanksgiving cactus, holiday cactus (which actually blooms…

Minnesota Green: Eastview Community Gardens

Wondering about the power of gardens in a community? Here’s one of many stories from MSHS’ Minnesota Green and Garden in a Box program. About three years ago, residents of…