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Book Review: Soup Night

Soup Night: Recipes for Creating Community Around a Pot of Soup, by Maggie Stuckey (Storey Publishing, 2013) isn’t a gardening book—though its author has two garden books to her credit…

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The Seed Catalogs Have Arrived!

On a day when the high temperatures here in Minnesota will likely not get about minus-15 and the wind is making the garden look like an Arctic landscape, seed catalogs…

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Will Your Plants Survive This Super-Cold Spell?

School is closed Monday, travel is considered dangerous, and Minnesota gardeners are looking out at their shrubs, trees and perennials and wondering, “Can my plants survive this super-cold spell?” The…

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13 Best Garden Tips of 2013, Part 2

We had too many tips to confine this post to just one day. Here are six more of the 13 best garden tips of 2013. What did you learn over…

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13 Best Garden Tips of 2013, Part 1

No matter how long you have gardened, there’s always something new to learn. Looking over back issues of Northern Gardener and items on this blog and the one I write,…

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Gifts for Gardeners: Minnesota Cutting Board and Book

Finding gifts for gardeners who grow vegetables and love to cook has never been easier and you can find this practical duo at Mother Earth Gardens in Minneapolis. Inspire a…

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Gifts for Gardeners: Terrarium Kits

During the month of December, we’ve been featuring some ideas for gifts for gardeners that were published in the November/December issue of Northern Gardener. This is our last post about…

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Gifts for Gardeners: Stone Wine Racks

Nature continues to inspire the stonecutters at Hedberg’s to make every piece unique. This year’s collection of wine racks is no exception, and the racks make great gifts for gardeners…