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Yard and garden

Find plants

Flowers

Annuals, perennials and native flowers for northern gardens

Fruit

How to grow fruits in a northern climate

Houseplants

Light requirements, pests and diseases, forcing bulbs, fertilizing

Native plants

Native grasses, prairie plants, wildflowers and pollinator habitat

Trees and shrubs

Selecting, planting, watering, trimming, pruning, fertilizing, disease and insect pests

Vegetables

Planting and growing everything from asparagus to zucchini

Lawns and landscapes

Landscape design

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

Lawn care

Planting, growing, fertilizing, watering, dethatching, repairing

Flowers for pollinators

Grow bee lawns and pollinator friendly plants

For professionals

Resources and information for pesticide applicators and people working in lawn care, landscaping and nursery and greenhouse management

Water Wisely

Practice water conservation when watering lawns, gardens, trees and shrubs

Find plants

Trees and shrubs, native grasses and flowers

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

Master Gardener volunteers promote healthy landscapes, healthy people and a healthy planet.

Become a Master Gardener volunteer

Find out how to apply to be a Master Gardener and register for the core course.

Events

Find the latest garden tours, landscaping seminars and other fun and educational activities to ignite your love of gardening this season.

News

A grapevine with misshapen leaves as a result of herbicide drift.

Herbicide from neighboring yards may drift onto your garden plants, making leaves grow in strange shapes, curl inward, and grow smaller than normal.

Ground covered with black landscape fabric and two leafy green plants growing in the middle and red and white water hoses lying between them, and plants growing along a fence.

The team chooses two pumpkins that will be grown for the MN State Fair.

The corner of a house and deck with flowers in pots adjacent to a shady garden with a sunny lawn, garden bed and trees in the background.

The heat is on and gardening season is in full swing.

Yard and Garden News

Timely information to help you care for your yard and garden.

Events

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