Legends of MSHS: John S. Harris

This article originally appeared in the May/June 2016 issue of Northern Gardener. The “father of the orchardists” and “godfather” of the Minnesota State Horticultural Society, John S. Harris (1826-1901) left a sweet and juicy legacy. Harris grew up on a farm in Ohio where he began his own small nursery at age 11. After serving…

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