Category Archives: Features

Growing Together: Kandiyohi County Master Gardeners

Kandiyohi County University of Minnesota Extension Master Gardeners want to help gardeners take care of the environment, and their annual Fall Presentation Night addresses some big issues and solutions based…

Freddie the Gardener: MSHS Legend

This article appeared in the September/October issue of Northern Gardener, the fifth in a series of profiles of individuals who have influenced MSHS over its 150 year history. Perhaps you…

Garden Experiments

MSHS has been celebrating its 150th Anniversary this year, and the big anniversary party was held last Saturday at Tangletown Gardens Farm in Plato, MN. As part of the event,…

Birdbaths as Garden Art

Birdbaths are one of the easiest ways to add objects and ornamentation to your garden. And, they have the double benefit of helping wildlife. Like other kinds of garden art,…

MSHS 150th Party Registration Still Open

Don’t miss a chance to eat great food from Wise Acre Eatery, explore Tangletown Gardens Farm (where nearly all the plants sold at Tangletown Gardens are grown) and celebrate the…

State Fair Winners Announced

This year, with the help of some great sponsors, MSHS offered a drawing each day of the Minnesota State Fair for folks who signed up or renewed their membership in…

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…

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…