All posts by Heidi Brosseau

Baptisia, False Indigo

Baptisia australis, False Indigo
Photo courtesy of Bailey Nurseries, Inc.
The baptisia, or false indigo, has come into bloom and they're stopping people in their tracks! I have to admit, baptisia has been on my list of top ten favorite perennials … Continue Reading ››

Perennial Salvia ‘Blue Marvel’

There's a new perennial salvia on the bench at Knecht's, and it came to represent!  Salvia 'Blue Marvel' is a compact selection with the classic, long lasting, bright violet-blue flower spikes. What sets Blue Marvel apart from all the rest, is its amazingly large flowers. In fact, … Continue Reading ››

Dwarf Korean Lilac Trees and Shrubs

Dwarf Korean Lilac Tree
Dwarf Korean Lilacs are well known for their beautiful spring flowers and lovely fragrance. Their ornamental, compact size and dense rounded habit make them a versatile accent in the flower garden, landscape border, or patio bed.  Even at a young age, … Continue Reading ››

Sunday, May 14th is Mother’s Day

It's an exciting week at Knecht's Nurseries & Landscaping!  The greenhouses are bursting with colorful blooms.  The planters from Kid's Planting Day are full of flowers, and ready for moms!  The timing couldn't be better! Mother's Day is this Sunday, May 14th.  We have everything you … Continue Reading ››

Leif’s Favorite Mid to Late Spring Flowering Trees & Shrubs

Crabapple in bloom
Flowering Crabapples These are excellent ornamental trees that produce intense masses of white or pink blossoms in May, and are available in dwarf, weeping and standard size versions that run from 8 feet to 30 feet in size. Some of … Continue Reading ››