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North Star Lily Society

“People are drawn to lilies because they are tough, hardy, relatively disease- and pest-free, and they multiply,” says Barbara Ronningen, North Star Lily Society (NSLS) member and convention chair. “They…

Norm Wente in the conservatory at Colonial Acres

Growing Together: Colonial Acres Conservatory

The Covenant Village of Golden Valley retirement community has independent living apartments, assisted living apartments and a nursing home and rehabilitation center called Colonial Acres, where the new conservatory is…

Having koi adds to the fun of water gardening.

Minnesota Water Garden Society Creates a Splash

This originally appeared in the Growing Together column of Northern Gardener. In 2001, when Gary DeGrande wanted to install a pond, he joined the Minnesota Water Garden Society (MWGS). “It’s…