Raspberry Memories

August always reminds me of picking raspberries for my grandma when I was a little girl. She had several rows of raspberry bushes in her garden, and I was small enough to maneuver deep into the growth. Two raspberries would go in the little green berry basket, and one would be popped into my mouth,…

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Growing Together: Shoreview Garden Club

This article appears in the March/April 2015 issue of Northern Gardener. Thanks to the Shoreview Community Garden Club, members experience the difference great speakers can make for individuals and the community. “We’ve had some really great speakers, many of which were found on MSHS’ speaker roster,” says Doris Roettger, the club’s president. “One of my…

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Minnesota Green: Redeemer Landscapers

This article appears in the March/April 2015 issue of Northern Gardener. When Redeemer Lutheran Church decided to build a new welcome center just over a decade ago, plans for garden spaces were drawn. The Redeemer Landscapers group formed soon afterward. The landscapers have been members of MSHS’ Minnesota Green program since 2005. Over the years,…

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