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Resources for Gardeners

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

New books for vegetable gardeners

Packed with info, these two books are perfect winter reading for northern gardeners. Learn more >>

2021 trend: tiny vegetables

If you're flipping and scrolling through seed catalogs and plant websites this winter, you may notice that vegetables are shrinking. Learn more >>

Top 20 garden tips from 2020

Here's our best advice, inspiration and information from all six issues of Northern Gardener magazine last year. Learn more >>

Shayla's favorite houseplants

Beat the winter blues by creating an indoor tropical oasis. Minneapolis-based plant mama Shayla Owodunni shares her top three houseplant picks and care tips for each. Learn more >>

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. Learn more >>

Landscaping with natives for shade

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

Growing Dahlias in Minnesota

Tips for overwintering and starting tubers and maintaining healthy plants from Minneapolis pro Dahlia Del himself. Learn more >>

Native plants for rain gardens

Discover top plant picks for wetlands and other damp locations. Learn more >>

2021 color trends

It's official. Illuminating Yellow and Ultimate Gray are the colors of 2021. Learn more >>

Stunning salvia

See why this must-have plant is one of our favorites. Learn more >>