Category Archives: MSHS Events

Spotlight on MSHS Volunteers

We love our MSHS volunteers. Each one has a story — they come to gardening and volunteering for many different reasons. When Anne Lethert Smith’s young daughter died, Anne wanted…

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Plant Show Winners from Minnesota State Fair

Each year, MSHS hosts the MSHS Potted Plant Show at the Minnesota State Fair. This event runs during the first two days of the fair and is a real treat…

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Register Now for Will Steger Global Warming Talk

MSHS is excited to be cosponsoring “Eyewitness to Global Warming”, a presentation by world-renowned polar explorer, educator, photographer, writer and lecturer Will Steger, on Thursday, Oct. 13, from 7 to…

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Raspberry Memories

August always reminds me of picking raspberries for my grandma when I was a little girl. She had several rows of raspberry bushes in her garden, and I was small…

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Celebrate Our Anniversary at Tangletown Gardens Farm

This year is MSHS’s big 150th anniversary, and we are celebrating in a big way with a bash at Tangletown Garden Farms in Plato, MN. The event is Saturday, Sept….

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Join Us at the Minnesota State Fair!

Preparations for the Minnesota State Fair underway at MSHS, which means that we are seeking volunteers to staff our booth in the Agriculture/Horticulture building at the state fair. MSHS exhibits…

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Designing with Conifers

Last week, MSHS held its annual Garden Gathering and Volunteer Recognition Event at the garden of the Brennys of Anoka County. These events recognize people who have donated their time…

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New Plants, Good Food—What’s Not to Love?

Spring seems determined to make an early entrance to Minnesota this year, getting gardeners all excited about planting and nurturing their gardens. Hold off, folks! You know a freeze is…

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