Category Archives: Features

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Will Your Plants Survive This Super-Cold Spell?

School is closed Monday, travel is considered dangerous, and Minnesota gardeners are looking out at their shrubs, trees and perennials and wondering, “Can my plants survive this super-cold spell?” The…

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13 Best Garden Tips of 2013, Part 2

We had too many tips to confine this post to just one day. Here are six more of the 13 best garden tips of 2013. What did you learn over…

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13 Best Garden Tips of 2013, Part 1

No matter how long you have gardened, there’s always something new to learn. Looking over back issues of Northern Gardener and items on this blog and the one I write,…

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Gifts for Gardeners: Minnesota Cutting Board and Book

Finding gifts for gardeners who grow vegetables and love to cook has never been easier and you can find this practical duo at Mother Earth Gardens in Minneapolis. Inspire a…

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Gifts for Gardeners: Stone Wine Racks

Nature continues to inspire the stonecutters at Hedberg’s to make every piece unique. This year’s collection of wine racks is no exception, and the racks make great gifts for gardeners…

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Gifts for Gardeners: Paperwhites and Amaryllis

Sometimes best kind of gifts for gardeners in your life are living ones — the plants we all crave in the winter. If you plan to give a plant, it’s…

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Gifts for Gardeners: Barb Dreyer Pottery

During the month of December, we’re highlighting all the gifts for gardeners recommended in the November/December issue of Northern Gardener. What better way to celebrate our beautiful Minnesota landscape than…

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Gifts for Gardeners: Wind Bells

During the month of December, we’re highlighting all the gifts for gardeners recommended in the November/December issue of Northern Gardener. Gardens should appeal to the senses of smell, touch and…