New Northern Gardener Celebrates Summer

The July/August 2018 issue of Northern Gardener is on newsstands with a new look for its cover and great garden information inside. We’ve changed the typeface and overall look of the cover to show off the garden photography that is inside the magazine. This month’s cover features a deep purple, almost black daylily called ‘Sir…

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Peppers, Garden Chaos and More: New Northern Gardener

The latest issue of Northern Gardener is on newsstands now, and it’s full of information to get gardeners excited about the coming season. Our cover story is on two hot pepper fanatics—Steve Marier of the Hugo Feed Mill and one of his customers, Jim Perry of the University of Minnesota. These two guys know and…

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Watch for the New Northern Gardener

The July/August 2014 issue of Northern Gardener will be appearing in mailboxes and on newsstands over the next week. This issue captures all the glory of midsummer in Minnesota and features a fabulous cover shot by Canadian watercolor artist Kathleen Maunder of ‘Party Girl’ mallow. ‘Party Girl’ is one of the perennials featured in Terry…

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New Issue of Northern Gardener

As we creep, slowly, damply, coldly, toward spring, the latest issue of Northern Gardener celebrates early summer — and who isn’t looking forward to that. The lovely ‘Purple Sensation’ lilac on the cover is from Eric Johnson’s story about spring-blooming shrubs. Using a selection of shrubs and small trees, gardeners can create color in their…

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Preserving the Harvest: Recipes from Our Contributors

Our Northern Gardener writers and photographers are all very good at what they do, and many of them are also really good cooks. If you check out their personal blogs, you’ll often find a few recipes worth trying. In our week of harvest recipes and ideas for preserving the harvest, we just have to share…

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Day 14: Winter Sowing for Your Vegetable Garden

One of the most popular articles ever written for Northern Gardener was on winter-sowing perennials. Winter sowing involves sowing seeds outdoors in mini-greenhouses, made of milk jugs, deli containers and other sealed plastic containers. The seeds are planted in damp soil, then the containers are set outside. Natures thawing and freezing cycles help crack open…

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