How to grow Roses

August 23, 2013 Tom McKusick 0

Modern Blush shrub rose at Minnesota Landscape Arboretum. There have been volumes written on how to grow roses, but for most home gardeners the rules […]

Straw Bale Gardening

June 25, 2013 Tom McKusick 6

Gardeners are always looking for ways to make their gardens more productive. The latest trend is growing vegetables in straw bales, a method that resembles […]

Hardy Roses

June 6, 2013 Tom McKusick 0

This is a guest blog from the Northern ‘William Baffin’ is a climbing rose from the Canadian Explorer series. While many Minnesotans grow hybrid […]

My Tomato Obsession

May 22, 2013 Tom McKusick 0

A guest blog by Northern Gardener publisher Tom McKusick Yes, I know they exist, because I’ve seen them. I’m talking about people who don’t like […]