Member Spoltlight: New Gardeners

We love stories about our members passing on the love of gardening to young and new gardeners. This article originally appeared in the May/June 2021 issue of Northern Gardener. When Jesse and Jennifer Menden bought their first house in Buffalo, it did not have a garden. “It was a blank slate,” says Jesse. “We loved…

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Gifts for Gardeners: Information, Please

Some gardeners don’t need or want more stuff. For them, the best gift is the gift of information, encouragement and inspiration. That’s why we suggest a gift subscription to Northern Gardener or gift memberships in the Minnesota State Horticultural Society. MSHS is offering $5 off memberships and subscriptions during the holiday season. It’s the perfect gift for…

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Getting Ready for the State Fair!

Boxes are piled high at the MSHS offices and volunteers have been weeding and laying mulch at the display gardens at Judson and Underwood Avenues on the Minnesota State Fairgrounds. The fair starts Thursday, Aug.23, and is one of our biggest events of the year. Members can renew membership (or join!), and everyone who renews…

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