MSHS Northern Gardens for Kids!
Hey, kids:  these pages will have garden vocabulary words you may not know!  We have made some in italics for you to look up or ask for help.  Good luck!

Do you know of a youth-friendly garden or park that’s not listed?  Email your suggestion to Vicky Vogels: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Fun Fall Activities at Orchards and Farms

Keep kids interested in the garden and outdoors this Fall by taking them to any one of these orchards or farms. Do you know of a fabulous fall getaway for kids that’s not on this list? Email Vicky Vogels: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

View the list of activities

Garden Links for Kids!

(these are ideas and activities, and are not MSHS endorsements)

Commercial Garden Links for Kids!

(these are ideas and activities, not MSHS endorsements)

Future Northern Gardeners

It’s always exciting to hear about young gardeners—how they enjoy the garden and what they like to grow and why. Below are just some of the winners of the MSHS Youth Award in Horticulture. Fair coordinators, parents and even the young gardeners themselves have sent us their thanks for sponsoring this award, some with photos of their accomplishments.

Winners of the MSHS Youth Award in Horticulture:

Morrison County Fair:
Sarah Beavan, 11 years old, of Pierz
Received her award for her garden display basket.
Washington County Fair:
Kylie Ross of Cottage Grove
Received award for his peppers.

youthaward08-skylarmendrosmlLincoln County Horticulture Society:
Skylar Mendro, 5 years old, of Lake Benton
Received award for her Stargazer Lily.

youthaward08-lillianbellsmlFreeborn County Fair:
Lillian Bell of Ellendale
Received award for her flowers.

youthaward08-philipwagnersmlPhilip Wagner of Clarks Grove
Received award for horticulture.

 

If you would like to share your future northern gardener’s accomplishments with MSHS, please mail to: MSHS, Attn: Brenda Harvieux, 2705 Lincoln Drive, Roseville MN 55113 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

 
This site was created by Joker Media's website development and video production divisions located in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Tucson, Arizona and Orlando, Florida.