This locally owned South Minneapolis nursery is the go-to spot for organic and eco-friendly garden products.. In Short This sunny little spot in South Minneapolis caters to both garden gurus and newbies alike. With wind chimes and the scent of hibiscus greeting you on each visit, Mother Earth is its own Zen-garden escape in a busy city. Best of all, green-thumb apprentices are always welcome here. The expert owners offer a series of classes on everything from composting to creating beautiful butterfly gardens. And when spring has finally sprung around these parts, Mother Earth is the place to go for sustainably grown and vibrant annuals and perennials sure to perk up yards and planters. Everything here is unique, from the annuals you won't find anywhere else to the locally made planters and garden décor.