The September/October 2020 issue of Northern Gardener is on newsstands now, and it’s filled with useful and inspiring information. Our cover image comes from Gail Brown Hudson’s article on why fall is the best time for garden planning and planting. The article is filled with suggestions for how to assess your garden to make next…

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The July/August 2020 issue of Northern Gardener is out now, and it includes some great summer reading as well as a new look and content in the MSHS News section. The very summery zinnia photo on the cover was taken by Tracy Walsh at the gardens of Mary Shannon in Richfield. Mary moved to the…

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Subscribers should already have in hand the May/June 2020 issue of Northern Gardener, and it will be stores (Lund’s & Byerly’s and Kowalski’s in the Twin Cities) on May 1. This issue with is dramatic cover is filled with garden inspiration and information. The cover is a photo of a toad lily (Tricyrtis hirta) taken…

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Lettuce alert you to the newest issue of Northern Gardener—the one filled with spring enthusiasm and rows and rows of greens on the cover. The March/April 2020 issue of Northern Gardener is in subscribers’ hands by now and should be on newsstands, too. The magazine is carried at most Barnes and Noble stores in Minnesota,…

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Ring in the new year and new decade with a new issue of Northern Gardener filled with inspiration, ideas and information to help you grow a productive, healthy and pretty garden in 2020. The cover image of a snowdrop (Galanthus) emerging from the earth in early spring by photographer and blogger Jennifer McGuinness is just…

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With each new issue of Northern Gardener, my garden knowledge increases — and I hope it does for our readers as well. This year, there were many great tips for northern gardeners in the six issues of the magazine but these 10 stood out as especially interesting whether your are a new gardener, and experienced…

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This column by Don Engebretson appeared in the November-December Northern Gardener. We wish Don the best in his new adventures and thank him for his enlightening and entertaining columns over the years. Gardening and writing go hand in hand. Both are peaceful pursuits that gently coax creativity from the participant. Whether beginning a new garden…

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The November/December issue of Northern Gardener will be on newsstands Nov. 1, and its filled with solid information and holiday cheer. The cover photo by Gail Brown Hudson reminds me of tinsel, even though its a picture of an astilbe from the Minneapolis garden of Tom Hoch and Mark Addicks. This lakeside gem of a…

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Did you ever read the children’s book about the city mouse and the country mouse? I loved reading it to my kids when they were young and thought about it again as I was editing the latest issue of Northern Gardener. In this fall issue, we have articles about city gardens and country gardens, and…

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