MSHS Wins Terrace Horticultural Books Award

What an honor it was for MSHS and its staff to receive the 10th Annual Award from Terrace Horticultural Books at Terrace’s annual Fall Open House Nov. 12. The award is given annually by Kent Petterson, owner of Terrace Horticultural Books, to an individual or organization for their outstanding contributions to horticulture in our area.…

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Gifts for Gardeners, Part 3

Every year, Northern Gardener works with some of the most savvy, on-trend buyers in Minnesota’s garden industry to come up with a list of gifts for gardeners. Now that the turkey is being digested, here are a few of things we recommend. (Watch for more gift ideas over the next few days, or check out…

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Gifts for Gardeners: Edible Landscaping Book

Your home’s landscaping can be attractive — and edible — with the help of Emily Tepe’s book, Edible Landscape: Creating a Beautiful and Bountiful Garden (Voyageur Press, 2013). The folks at Terrace Horticultural Books in St. Paul have dozens of ideas for gifts for gardeners who are also readers. For those interested in growing food,…

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Great Plants for Northern Gardens: Day 13 — Blue Heaven Bluestem

Many gardeners in Minnesota know Dr. Mary Meyer, former interim head of the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, extension and outreach horticulturist and expert in ornamental grasses. We were excited this past weekend to see Mary receive the 6th Annual Terrace Award from Terrace Horticultural Books, the St. Paul bookstore devoted to all things horticultural. (This store…

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