New Northern Gardener Available

The July/August issue of Northern Gardener will be on news stands later this week, with the pretty purple prairie clover on the cover. This issue has a focus on sustainability and includes an interview with James Calkins of the University of Minnesota on how to design (or redesign) your landscape using principles that focus on…

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Designing an Entry, Deck or Patio Garden

Winter is a great time to learn a new skill to use in the garden, and MSHS offers several classes for folks who want to learn more about vegetable gardening, flower judging or other fun topics. This year, MSHS is offering a special class on how to design an entry, deck or patio garden. The…

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Gardening for Birds (and Bees and Everything Else)

Gardening for birds, bees and other wildlife is not difficult — and it definitely does not mean your yard will look messy. The next issue of Northern Gardener (out in a week or so) includes a great article from Susan Davis Price about the National Wildlife Federation’s Backyard Habitat program and several Minnesota gardeners who…

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