Category Archives: MSHS Events

Our No. 1 volunteer -- Mr. Tomato Guy. He's always near our booth.

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…

Lined with arborvitae, the path to the back garden is wide and inviting.

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…

Sure signs of spring—pansy pots and the MSHS Garden Gala

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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Garden Experts Speak at Home Show

If you missed all the great information from garden experts that we presented at last weekend’s Minneapolis Home and Garden Show, check out the talks this weekend. The Garden Theater…

This shady patio is big enough for a table, seating, even some pretty containers.

Garden Design Advice from a Pro

One of the best things about the home and garden shows held each year is for the price of admission you can get some great garden design advice from the…

Dahlias add glamour to the garden.

Home and Garden Show Ideas Aplenty

The Minneapolis Home and Garden Show will be running two weekends this year (instead of just one), and we are excited to once again have scheduled a host of great…

Roses are pretty, but cut flowers fade.

A Garden Gift for Valentine’s Day

With Valentine’s Day not too far in the future, why not give a garden gift to the plant lover in your life — one that won’t fade in a week…

MSHS has long been a supporter of women in horticulture. Here members of a summer class in 1896 put cuttings into a propagation bed.

MSHS is 150! A Big Year Ahead

2016 is a big year for MSHS! This year marks the 150th anniversary of the founding of the Minnesota State Horticultural Society, and we will be celebrating all year long….