Houseplant How-to: A Little TLC Goes a Long Way

Houseplants have so many benefits, especially for those of us living in northern climates. They reduce carbon dioxide levels, increase humidity in our dry winter homes, remove dust, and boost mood and overall health. Plus they are fun to care for and add vibrancy to any home, which is one reason so many millennials are…

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Spring Garden Gala is “Gardening for Good”

Tickets are now available for the 2018 MSHS Spring Garden Gala, which will be held Saturday, April 27, at the Marriott Northwest, Minneapolis. This annual event features sneak peeks at some great new plants and garden trends, and this year, we’ll be including several presenters from top nurseries and garden centers, each with a unique…

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Art in Bloom: Macy's Flower Show

Whether you are an art lover or a plant aficionado, the Macy’s Flower Show this year is well worth a visit. I am both a plant and art lover, so it was extra fun to see how the designers from Macy’s and Bachman’s (a partner in the event) matched the paintings chosen with plants. By…

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Gifts for Gardeners 2014

Every year, Northern Gardener works with some of the most savvy, on-trend buyers in Minnesota’s garden industry to come up with a list of gifts for gardeners. Read our previous blog posts for more gift ideas, or check out the November/December issue of Northern Gardener for the complete list.) Happy Holly Berry Tree Find a…

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Gifts for Gardeners: Dragonfly Mobile

During the month of December, we’ll be sharing some of our “Gifts for Gardeners” suggestions. You can see the entire list in the November/December issue of Northern Gardener. Add graceful movement and reflective light to an outdoor or indoor space with a handcrafted dragonfly mobile made by artisans in India for Ancient Graffiti. The flamed…

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