We have a variety of classes this fall to help you decorate your home for the upcoming season, learn new skills and get answers to those nagging garden questions left over from this gardening season. Here are five garden classes to brighten your fall. Explore the Art of Japanese Flower Arranging, Tuesday, Sept. 26, 7…

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If you missed all the great information from garden experts that we presented at last weekend’s Minneapolis Home and Garden Show, check out the talks this weekend. The Garden Theater is located in Room 103, right outside the main doors to the show. The theater is connected to our bulb and plant room, too, so…

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Volunteers have been busy at MSHS offices recently, packing bulbs and roots for plant sales and boxing books and other gear for the upcoming Twin Cities home shows. MSHS has a big presence at both shows, with a sales booth, a kids’ potting table and a garden stage featuring a variety of speakers on garden…

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One of the complaints often heard about the big national cable channel with the words home and garden in its name is that it’s all about homes (specifically hunting for houses) and almost never about gardens. That said, we in Minnesota are lucky to have a few options for getting our garden fix on the…

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Get together several hundred avid gardeners and a line-up of experts, and the questions and conversations start flying. Yesterday, MSHS hosted its third annual Spring at the Inn. This annual luncheon or dinner followed by a plant fashion show is a must-do event for many garden clubs and excited gardeners. What a great way to…

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Each winter, the Garden Media Group releases its trend report for the year ahead. These folks comb through all the market, economic and psychological research to figure out how consumers feel about their gardens and what they are doing with them. These trends often get translated into the kinds of products and plants you’ll see…

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The Twin Cities home shows — the Minnesota Home and Patio Show, which runs this weekend, and the Minneapolis Home and Garden Show, which is open Feb. 28-March 3 — are great places to pick up gardening and landscaping tips. The Northern Gardener stage was the scene of two very informative talks Thursday night in…

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