Category Archives: MSHS Events

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Terrace Horticultural Books Honors Lerman

Mary Maguire Lerman, retired horticulturist for the City of Minneapolis’ Parks and Recreation Department and past chair of MSHS, received the Terrace Award from Terrace Horticultural Books this past Saturday…

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Check out this Class for Fall Decorating Ideas

MSHS has hosted “Gardening Gals Get-Togethers” during the holiday season for several years and these are popular events where women enjoy wine, hors d’oeurves and a chance to get creative….

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MSHS State Fair Plant Show Photos

Another MSHS State Fair Plant Show is history. First, thank you to all those who participated and those who volunteered to help. Second, congratulations to Grand Champion, Mary Brickzen Gale…

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What Shows Up at the State Fair Plant Show

The day before the Minnesota State Fair opens—that’s Wednesday, Aug. 21 this year—the Horticulture Building will be filled with houseplants, patio plants, succulents, container gardens filled with flowers and vegetables…

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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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Community Gardening

Most of us think of community gardening as growing vegetables in a community plot. We love that idea (and MSHS has a plot in a community garden near the office…

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Washington County Garden Tour, Part 3

Here’s the last of three posts about the MSHS/Washington County Horticulture Society  Tour of Washington County Gardens, which will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, July…

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More Gardens on the Washington County Garden Tour

On Friday, we described some of the gardens on the MSHS/Washington County Horticulture Society Tour of Washington County Gardens, which will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on…