MSHS 150th Anniversary Year in Review

For MSHS, 2016 was destined to be an exciting year. The organization celebrated its 150th anniversary with several wonderful events that highlighted both its history and its vibrancy today. The…

Spotlight: Kent Petterson

This article originally appeared in the November/December 2016 issue of Northern Gardener. Kent Petterson, owner of Terrace Horticultural Books, shows his support for MSHS in many ways. He’s a lifetime…

Merriam Station Community Garden

This Growing Together feature first appeared in the November/December issue of Northern Gardener. The Merriam Station Community Garden in St. Paul, this year’s winner of MSHS’ St. Paul Garden Club…

Garden Trends for 2017

Now that Pantone has named its Color of the Year, and it’s green, it’s no surprise that gardening is on the cutting edge of many trends today. Each year, the…

Leon Snyder: MSHS Legend

This is the last of our Legends of MSHS feature, which ran in Northern Gardener during 2016, our 150th anniversary year. In 1908, just a year after MSHS had persuaded…

Real vs. Fake and Minnesota’s State Tree

This column was originally printed in the November/December 2016 issue of Northern Gardener. It was part of our series on Heritage Plants. By Beth Probst The debate over whether to…

You’re Invited to the MSHS Holiday Open House!

Join us this Saturday for a festive holiday open house where you can learn how to create a gorgeous holiday container as well as shop for gifts for all the…

Holiday Gifts from the Garden

The November/December issue of Northern Gardener includes a great list of suggestions for holiday gifts that gardeners can give — especially if the recipient is a fellow gardener. Here are…