We are in the in-between time for northern gardeners —still a month or so too early to be setting out pansy pots, but oh, my, oh, my, those winter containers of spruce tips and red-twig dogwood look old. Adding containers for early spring is a great way to perk up your front porch, celebrate the…

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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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The Minneapolis Home and Garden Show will be running two weekends this year (instead of just one), and we are excited to once again have scheduled a host of great garden speakers for you to hear. The talks will be held at the Garden Theater, just outside of the main doors to the show in…

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Last week, about 100 eager gardeners and supporters of the Minnesota State Horticultural Society descended on Marge Hols’ gorgeous St. Paul garden. The occasion was the Garden Gathering, a special garden tour for those who have donated $200 or more to MSHS. Previous gatherings have been at Heidi Heiland’s garden, Soni Forsman’s garden, Lynn Steiner’s…

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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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The May/June issue of Northern Gardener includes a profile of Heidi Heiland’s garden. You may be familiar with Heidi from her occasional appearances on KARE-11’s Grow with KARE segments or from her landscape design and maintenance business, Heidi’s Lifestyle Gardens. Visiting Heidi’s place on Gleason Lake was a real treat. She opened her garden to…

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