Yard and garden

Find the best plants and gardening practices for Minnesota lawns, landscapes and gardens.

Read Yard and Garden News

Solve a problem

Plant diseases

Recognize and treat common fungal, bacterial and viral diseases of plants

What's wrong with my plant?

Learn what has damaged your plant or lawn - such as insect, disease or weather

Is this plant a weed?

Identify and manage common and invasive weeds

What insect is this?

Identify insects found in Minnesota yards and gardens

Find plants

Flowers

Annuals, perennials and native flowers for northern gardens

Fruit

How to grow fruits in a northern climate

House plants

Light requirements, pests and diseases, forcing bulbs, fertilizing

Trees and shrubs

Selecting, planting, watering, trimming, fertilizing

Vegetables

Planting and growing everything from asparagus to zucchini

Native grasses

Native grasses project, pollinator habitat, teaching materials

How-to

Growing guides

Guides to planting, growing and caring for plants year round

Flowers for pollinators

Bee lawns, pollinator-friendly plants, pollinator health

Managing soil and nutrients

Composting, soil testing, nutrient management for home gardens

Using your harvest

Harvesting and storing fruits and vegetables, food safety, canning and preserving

Water Wisely

Water conservation; watering lawns, gardens, trees and shrubs

Lawns and landscapes

Landscape design

Plant selection, maintenance, environmental benefits, bee lawns, special projects

Lawncare

Planting, growing, fertilizing, watering, dethatching, repairing

Flowers for pollinators

Bee lawns, pollinator-friendly plants, pollinator health

For professionals

Resources and information for people working in lawncare, landscaping and nursery and greenhouse management

Water Wisely

Water conservation; watering lawns, gardens, trees and shrubs

Master Gardeners

Ask a Master Gardener

Master Gardeners will answer your yard and garden questions by email, in person or over the phone

About Master Gardeners

Volunteers who promote healthy landscapes, healthy people and a healthy planet

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