New Northern Gardener + Dig In

The May/June Northern Gardener is full information and inspiration for gardeners in USDA Zones 3 and 4, but it also has a something special— Dig In, a zine just for beginning gardeners. In Dig In, we answer the questions new gardeners are itching to ask about how to prep and plan your garden for 2021,…

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Spring Northern Gardener Available Now

Early spring is the perfect time to get excited about what you’ll be growing during the upcoming season and planning where to plant things. The March/April issue of Northern Gardener, which is on newsstands now, is filled with plant suggestions and new techniques to try. Our cover image is from Michelle Mero Riedel’s article on…

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New Northern Gardener Available

The January/February issue of Northern Gardener is on newsstands now, and filled with advice, inspiration and gardening information to keep you cozy all winter—and looking forward to spring. The cover photo is from Gail Brown Hudson’s profile of Marcus Phelps-Muns0n’s St. Paul garden. While his outside garden is gorgeous, the story focuses on Marcus’ love…

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20 Best Garden Tips from 2020, part 2

This is a continuation of the earlier post on what we’ve learned in 2020. Here are 10 more garden tips from our top 20 garden tips from 2020. Read more great information, inspiration and garden techniques in every issue of Northern Gardener. Garden design rules. By Design columnist Diane McGann reviewed several rules for garden…

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Best 20 Garden Tips from 2020, part 1

The end of the year is a great time for reflection about what’s ahead and what we learned during the season. In 2020, despite all its challenges and upheaval, each of the six issues of Northern Gardener contained advice, inspiration and information that cold-climate gardeners could put to use immediately. In this post and the…

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November/December Northern Gardener on Newsstands Now

The latest issue of Northern Gardener is on newsstands now, and it’s filled with ideas and information to keep you inspired all winter long. Our cover image by Tracy Walsh is from Marge Hols’ story on the new University of Minnesota College of Biological Sciences Conservatory. The conservatory was set to open to the public…

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Fall Northern Gardener is on Newsstands

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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Summer Northern Gardener Features New Look

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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May/June Northern Gardener Available

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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March/April Northern Gardener on Newsstands Now

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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