MSHS Benefits

Last Minute Gifts for Northern Gardeners

Tick-tock. Tick-tock. The countdown to Christmas is approaching fast, and if you still need to buy a gift for your favorite northern gardener, don’t worry. We’ve got several easy, fun ideas for last minute gifts for the gardeners in your life. An MSHS membership! Some folks like experiences rather than things, and for those gardeners…

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Get Discounts on Plant Shopping at MSHS Discount Partners

It’s that time of the year, when gardeners are prowling nurseries and garden centers looking for annuals, perennials, vegetable starts and those special pieces of art or decoration for their garden. If you are an MSHS member, be sure to check out the list of MSHS Discount Partners on our website. (The list also appears…

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MSHS Discount Partners for 2016

The March/April issue of Northern Gardener includes a special cover wrap that lists the more than 120 nurseries, garden centers and shops that are MSHS discount partners. These wonderful businesses offer reduced rates to members of MSHS, and if you are someone who loves plants and garden accessories, the discount card is a significant benefit.…

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Gift Ideas for Gardeners Who Have Everything

Some folks are just harder to buy for than others: They have everything and often they don’t really want more. But, you still want to express how much they mean to you with a gift this holiday season. So, here are a few gift ideas for gardeners who have everything. A subscription to Northern Gardener!…

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Treat Your Garden Club to an Amazing Garden Party

Jerry and Lee Shannon’s St. Paul garden is one of the hidden jewels of that city. And, a lucky MSHS garden club will get a chance to have a garden party and tour of this magnificent space in the summer of 2016, as part of the celebration of the 150th anniversary of the founding of…

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Gifts for Gardeners: Information, Please

Some gardeners don’t need or want more stuff. For them, the best gift is the gift of information, encouragement and inspiration. That’s why we suggest a gift subscription to Northern Gardener or gift memberships in the Minnesota State Horticultural Society. MSHS is offering $5 off memberships and subscriptions during the holiday season. It’s the perfect gift for…

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Gardeners and Give to the Max

This week, Minnesotans will be hearing (a lot!) about Give to the Max Day, a once-a-year event during which people can make online donations to charities. There are awards and matching funds and all-in-all it’s a great way to make giving easy and to help many worthy organizations increase their funding. The Minnesota State Horticultural…

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Plant Shopping Time

Mother’s Day is traditionally the big plant shopping day of the year. But with our long, long winter, many gardeners still need to buy their annuals, vegetable starts and new perennials, trees or shrubs. It’s not too late — nurseries and garden centers are packed with beautiful plants. If you are not sure where to…

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