Northern Gardener Resources

Dig into our new RESOURCE HUB—find links to our favorite articles, webinars and videos for anyone growing in USDA Hardiness Zones 3, 4 and 5.

Find your growing zone

Before you get started, let's find out which plant hardiness zone you're growing in.

Planting guide 

Wondering when to start beets, carrots, spinach and other veggies by seed or plants? We can help.

Blog for northern gardeners

That's right. Weekly posts just for you, you hardy growers in USDA Hardiness Zones 3, 4 and 5. Dig in.

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DIY: Raised Beds

Bad soil, back or knees? Try raising up a garden bed (or two!) this year and filling it with a rich soil mix, flowers and vegetables. Add legs to any bed for especially easy watering, harvesting and snacking! It's easy to make your own—we can help.

Be a hero in your own yard

Learn how you can be a champion for bees, butterflies, birds and other wildlife in your own yard.

Native plants for shade

Ecological restoration specialist Cheryl Culbreth recommends her favorite native plants for shady spots.

Resources for hort class attendees

Attending one of our webinars? Snag handouts from the presenters to prep for and review after the live presentation.

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