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Give to Support Community Gardens

By Mary Lahr Schier | November 12, 2018

Thursday is the annual “Give to the Max” Day, an easy online way for people to donate to their favorite organizations, and this year, gifts to MSHS will be used to support community gardens in the state through our Minnesota Green program. Minnesota Green has been around to support community gardens for 30 years, and…

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Interact Theater and Community Gardens are Growing Together

By Mary Lahr Schier | November 8, 2018

This article by Brenda Harvieux originally appeared in the November/December 2018 issue of Northern Gardener. When speaking to the artists at the Interact Center for the Visual and Performing Arts in St. Paul, it’s clear that they are dedicated their art and having the opportunity to create art has changed their lives profoundly. A professional…

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Last-Minute Fall Lawn Care Tips

By Mary Lahr Schier | November 5, 2018

As we creep into November, most gardeners are rushing to finish any last-minute tasks they have not completed — including buttoning up the lawn for the year. This late in the year, you really only have two things to deal with in terms of your fall lawn care. By the end of October, according to…

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Bird Gardening and More in the Latest Northern Gardener

By Mary Lahr Schier | November 1, 2018

The November/December 2018 issue of Northern Gardener is on newsstands today, and it’s the magazine with the stunning photo of the black-capped chickadee sitting in an evergreen on the cover. This is a meaty issue, with lots of information to ponder throughout the winter. Our cover story is by gardener, blogger and Master Naturalist Beth…

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Let’s Talk Pumpkins!

By Mary Lahr Schier | October 26, 2018

With Halloween just around the corner, you may be wondering about the link between the pumpkins scaring the neighborhood kids and the ones in the can you’ll be using to make pumpkin pie in less than a month. Can you use the Jack-o-Lantern to make the pie? Short answer: Yes, but you might not want…

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Give to Support Community Gardens

By Mary Lahr Schier | November 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

Thursday is the annual “Give to the Max” Day, an easy online way for people to donate to their favorite organizations, and this year, gifts to MSHS will be used to support community gardens in the state through our Minnesota Green program. Minnesota Green has been around to support community gardens for 30 years, and…

Read More

Interact Theater and Community Gardens are Growing Together

By Mary Lahr Schier | November 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

This article by Brenda Harvieux originally appeared in the November/December 2018 issue of Northern Gardener. When speaking to the artists at the Interact Center for the Visual and Performing Arts in St. Paul, it’s clear that they are dedicated their art and having the opportunity to create art has changed their lives profoundly. A professional…

Read More

Last-Minute Fall Lawn Care Tips

By Mary Lahr Schier | November 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

As we creep into November, most gardeners are rushing to finish any last-minute tasks they have not completed — including buttoning up the lawn for the year. This late in the year, you really only have two things to deal with in terms of your fall lawn care. By the end of October, according to…

Read More

Bird Gardening and More in the Latest Northern Gardener

By Mary Lahr Schier | November 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

The November/December 2018 issue of Northern Gardener is on newsstands today, and it’s the magazine with the stunning photo of the black-capped chickadee sitting in an evergreen on the cover. This is a meaty issue, with lots of information to ponder throughout the winter. Our cover story is by gardener, blogger and Master Naturalist Beth…

Read More

Let’s Talk Pumpkins!

By Mary Lahr Schier | October 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

With Halloween just around the corner, you may be wondering about the link between the pumpkins scaring the neighborhood kids and the ones in the can you’ll be using to make pumpkin pie in less than a month. Can you use the Jack-o-Lantern to make the pie? Short answer: Yes, but you might not want…

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