Northern Gardener Resources
Dig into our new RESOURCE HUB—find links to our favorite articles, webinars and videos for anyone growing in 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.
New to northern gardening?
High five! You're in for a very fun summer. We can help you get started—roll up your sleeves and dig in.
2021 trend: tiny vegetables
Browsing through seed catalogs and plant websites? You may notice that vegetables are shrinking.
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.
Grow a cut flower garden
See our top plant picks for growing your own bouquets all summer long.