Give to Support Community Gardens

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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Support MSHS on Give to the Max Day

With Minnesota’s annual Give to the Max Day just around the corner, we’ve been thinking about the visionary gardeners who support MSHS now, and those who have supported the work of the society for the past 150 years. It’s thanks to their understanding of the importance of gardening in our communities that has made the…

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Don't Forget MSHS on Give to the Max Day

Two weeks from today is the annual Give to the Max Day in Minnesota. Since 2009, one Thursday in November has been set aside for people to give to the charitable organizations of their choice. MSHS is proud to be a part of Give to the Max Day and is very grateful for the donations…

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If You Teach Someone to Garden…

We’ve all heard the adage that if you give a man a fish, he eats for a day. If you teach him to fish, he eats for a lifetime. It’s not too much of a stretch to say that if you teach someone to garden, you open them up to a healthier, happier and more…

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Growing Garden in a Box

One of the Minnesota State Horticulture Society’s most successful programs over the past few years has been Garden in a Box, which gives low-income gardeners the tools they need to grow their own food. The program began with a volunteer’s idea in 2008, and has grown steadily each year. Its expanded from the Twin Cities…

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