Category Archives: MSHS at the Minnesota State Fair

MSHS Membership Deals at State Fair

It’s a beautiful day to go to the MInnesota State Fair and, boy, do we have deals for folks wanting to sign up for MSHS membership. In addition to $5…

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Plant Profile: Digiplexis

The newly created Digiplexis is a bright and beautiful intergeneric cross between digitalis (foxglove) and isoplexis, its cousin from the Canary Islands. Digiplexis is treated as an annual in Minnesota…

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Best Books for New Gardeners

On Saturday, I gave a short talk at The Common Table at the Minnesota State Fair on the Best Books for New Gardeners. Common Table is a network of designers…

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MSHS State Fair Volunteers Have More Fun!

This article originally appeared in the July/August issue of Northern Gardener. “I love volunteering for MSHS all year, but I absolutely love the Minnesota State Fair—combining the two is heaven…

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Spotlight on the State Fair Plant Show

Have you ever considered entering the Minnesota State Fair plant show sponsored by the Minnesota State Horticultural Society? It’s a fun event and a great way to share your gardening…

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Thank You, Minnesota State Fair Volunteers!

As we head into the last day of the fair, we’d like to give a shout-out to our fantastic Minnesota State Fair volunteers. We could not have the presence we…

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Garden Learning at the Minnesota State Fair

There’s a lot to learn at the Minnesota State Fair — and not just about how many foods can be deep-fried! The Agriculture/Horticulture building where the MSHS booth is located…

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Gardeners and Pollinators

Our educational booth at the Minnesota State Fair is aimed at teaching fair-goers more about pollinators and their important role in our food system. There are a variety of factors…

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