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Road Salt? Not Our Problem.

By | November 21st, 2017|Uncategorized|

Road Salt? Not Our Problem. Here’s expert advice from guest bloggers Megan Nichols and Jessie Jacobson of Tonkadale Greenhouse in Minnetonka, MN about plants that tolerate road salt. Here in Minnesota and in the Upper Midwest (and other parts of the country, too), we are coming off of the longest growing season on record. It [...]

How to Overwinter Tropicals Indoors

By | October 17th, 2017|Uncategorized|

How to Overwinter Tropicals Indoors By Megan Nichols and Jessie Jacobson of Tonkadale Greenhouse, Minnetonka, MN. An open letter to tropical plants and their owners: Thank you for being beautiful and flowery and leafy all summer long. You put on a splendid performance in both the garden and in containers in which you were planted. You made me [...]

It’s a wrap! Here’s how to put hydrangeas to bed for the winter.

By | October 17th, 2017|Uncategorized|

It’s a wrap! Here’s how to put hydrangeas to bed for the winter. Here’s expert advice from guest bloggers Megan Nichols and Jessie Jacobson of Tonkadale Greenhouse in Minnetonka, MN on how to put hydrangeas to bed for the season. (Their zip code may just contain more hydrangea trees and shrubs than just about anywhere in the [...]

Grow a Grill Garden

By | July 17th, 2017|Uncategorized|

FRESH FROM THE GARDEN Grow a Grill Garden Guest | July 7, 2017 By Megan Nichols and Jessie Jacobson of Tonkadale Greenhouse, Minnetonka, MN. Ah…the sweet sounds of summer – birds chirping, water lapping against the boat (after the ice is out), the whiz of bike tires, err…the incessant drone of lawn mowers and weed whips (well, they’re [...]

Community Gardens

By | February 23rd, 2017|Uncategorized|

Community Gardens Our Community Gardens Program connects individuals and families to the land and to each other while providing affordable, chemical-free food access. In our gardens we practice sustainable growing methods, so we can continue to have nourished soil year after year. Individuals and families that garden with us are offered scholarships for the season [...]

2017 MN Gardening Calendar!

By | February 23rd, 2017|Uncategorized|

The 2017 Minnesota Gardening Calendar is a great resource for the gardeners in your life! It is a terrific holiday gift, housewarming gift (especially new homeowners who have never owned a yard), host gift, or just a thanks-for-watching-my-plants gift. Whatever your reason, this is the time to get your copies. Buy online or in person from selected [...]