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Blog for Northern Gardeners

Okay, sure, we're a little biased. But our blog is packed with ideas and inspiration exclusively for northern gardeners and truly is one of our favorite resources.

Seed to Fork

Plant a garden, feed your soul. Writer Meg Cowden is a self-proclaimed plant enthusiast, eater of vegetables, admirer of insects and restorer of prairies.


A Year in Flowers

Cultivating a cutting garden or want to create arrangements for your home? Grab this helpful guide.

Houseplant Party

Easy to grow, low-maintenance and long bloomers, perennial salvia brighten up full- to part-sun gardens.


A beautifully written garden memoir, this book is perfect for an experienced gardener or anyone who savors plants and the environment.

The Earth in Her Hands

Jennifer Jewell shines a light on the work of 75 women in horticulture and gardening.


Grow it, Minnesota!

Our very own Mary Schier, editor of Northern Gardener magazine, helps cold-climate gardeners grow veggies, fruit, flowers and more.


Science, art and dinner—it's all in your backyard. A podcast about plants with Ellen Zachos and C.L. Fornari.

Seed Stories

Discover a unique garden seed variety each episode with interviews, history, seed saving techniques and more.

Epic Gardening

Daily gardening tips and advice from Kevin Espiritu, an urban gardener, hydroponics enthusiast and all-around plant lover.

The Daily Gardener

Listen. Garden. Repeat. Jennifer Ebeling highlights botanical history, great gardening reads and unearthed words.

The Gardenangelists

Passionate gardeners and authors Carol Michel and Dee Nash chat about flowers, veggies and all the best dirt on gardening.

What's Killing My Kale?

Get research-based solutions to pest issues affecting fruit and vegetable crops from the U of MN Extension.

The joe gardener Show

In this podcast devoted to organic gardening, grow with Joe Lamp'l, host of PBS' Growing a Greener World.