Category Archives: MSHS Events

Straw bales ready to be planted.

Learn About Straw Bale Gardening Saturday

Joel Karsten has been teaching about the benefits of straw bale gardening for several years now,l┬ástarting with the publication of his first book on the topic. His revised, updated book,…

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Great Garden Speakers at Minneapolis Home Show

Wow! What a fantastic lineup of speakers will be on-hand for this weekend’s Minneapolis Home + Garden Show at the Minneapolis Convention Center downtown. MSHS sponsors the Garden Theater, which…

Two foliage plants (the grass and heuchera) combine well with one flowering plant (calibrachoa).

Container Design by the Numbers

Thursday was the opening day of the St. Paul Home and Patio Show so I dropped by to catch a talk by Northern Gardener columnist Don Engebretson, a.k.a, the Renegade…

Pollinators and the plants they love will be the topic of several talks at the garden show.

Mushrooms, Bees, Containers: What’s Up at the Garden Show

The next two weeks are a great time to get excited about the garden season ahead with two major home and garden shows. Today is the first day of the…

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Getting Ready for the Home Shows

Volunteers have been busy at MSHS offices recently, packing bulbs and roots for plant sales and boxing books and other gear for the upcoming Twin Cities home shows. MSHS has…

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Designing an Entry, Deck or Patio Garden

Winter is a great time to learn a new skill to use in the garden, and MSHS offers several classes for folks who want to learn more about vegetable gardening,…

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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…

MSHS volunteers working at a community garden that MSHS supports.

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…