Garden

Go green, compost

When I first began composting, I grabbed an ordinary trash can and composting bags from my local grocer, placed the bin under the kitchen sink and began composting my food and plant scraps.

A variety of plants from Gertens

We asked Gertens to explain some of the most popular terms you may hear during plant shopping.

A garden-themed mug from Patina

Whether you’re a green thumb or resolved to become one, let the folks of these local gift shops and greenhouses be your guides to all things garden-themed this spring.

A child tends to a Garden Box at Woodbury YMCA.

Preschoolers grow their own fruits and vegetables at the YMCA.

Floral designer Ashley Fox stands in a field of flowers.

Floral designer Ashley Fox and flower farm owner Susan Rockwood are local and organic.

Tara Carlson, owner of Sweet Pea's Floral, voted best florist in the Best of Woodbury 2019 readers' choice survey.

Want to try some floral DIY? Sweet Pea’s Floral owner Tara Carlson talks us through the best way to arrange flowers at home

A variety of plants at Whispering Gardens, voted best nursery/garden center in the Best of Woodbury 2019 readers' choice survey.

Ready for some new blooms? Visit Whispering Gardens, Woodbury's best nursery/garden center two years running.

Woodbury residents Genny and Tom Burdette, well-known for their garden and interesting hobbies.

Longtime Woodbury residents Genny and Tom Burdette make old things new.

A tropical plant from Nick Plank's Woodbury garden.

Nick Plank shares some gardening tips for Woodbury residents.

Woodbury gardener Nick Plank tends to his tropical garden.

Nick Plank has cultivated banana plants, citrus trees, ghost peppers, and even a cactus collection—all in his yard in Woodbury.

Garden, Minneapolis, Growing Great Friends,  Steve Shor, Woodbury

Woodbury neighbors bring Japanese-style gardening to their Minnesota backyards.

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