Editorial Overview

Our award-winning publication, Northern Gardener magazine, offers a wide variety of feature articles and regular columns. Written and edited by cold-climate gardening pros exclusively for gardeners in USDA Hardiness Zones 3, 4 and 5, this bi-monthly magazine is Minnesota's only homegrown gardening publication.


A subscription to Northern Gardener magazine is included in membership, which also offers fantastic benefits, including free gardening webinars, discounts at garden centers across the Upper Midwest, and more. Just want to get the magazine? We offer a subscription-only option, too.

Magazine Index

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Current & Past Issues

See what the current issue of Northern Gardener magazine has to offer. Doing research? The Minnesota Reflections database includes complete publications from 1866-2013.

Sample Article Archive

We provide one sample article per issue for the public to download. Review great examples of the valuable information that Northern Gardener magazine provides members and subscribers.

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Email editor Mary Lahr Schier or call 651-643-3601.