Category Archives: MSHS at the Minnesota State Fair

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Getting Ready for the Minnesota State Fair

The Minnesota State Fair is only three weeks away, and excitement is building at the MSHS office. Our stalwart volunteers have been working on the lovely, late-summer display garden that…

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Grow Anywhere Gardening

You don’t need a large plot of land to grow your own food or some flowers to brighten your home. You can grow plants anywhere! That’s the theme of the…

MSHS Plant Show Winners

Congratulations to all the participants in the MSHS Plant Show at the Minnesota State Fair! The Grand Champion was a gorgeous bonsai entered by Sandy Merrill and Dennis Kolasa of…

tomato guy and friend

Meet Tomato Guy at the Fair

If you’re going to the Minnesota State Fair, be sure to visit the Horticulture Building and get your picture taken with Tomato Guy at the MSHS Educational Booth. While you…

Ageratum meadow

Getting Ready for the State Fair!

Boxes are piled high at the MSHS offices and volunteers have been weeding and laying mulch at the display gardens at Judson and Underwood Avenues on the Minnesota State Fairgrounds….