Category Archives: Fall Color

Late Blooming Chelone, Turtlehead

Chelone lyonii 'Hot Lips' AKA: Pink Turtlehead
The aptly-named Turtlehead is a fall favorite! Not only do their beautiful blossoms resemble the shape of a turtle's head, but late-blooming Turtlehead  takes all season to come out of its shell. And it's worth the wait! … Continue Reading ››

Sedum at Sunset

I've heard sedum referred to as the workhorse of the garden. They are described as hardy and low maintenance, attractive to butterflies, easy to grow, long lived, and tolerant of heat, drought, salt, and poor soils. The good news is, it's all true! Add … Continue Reading ››

Decorative and Hardy Mums at Knecht’s

Copper colored Fall Blooming Mum
Lengthening shadows, back to school shopping, and chrysanthemums at Knecht's are sure signs that summer is winding its way toward fall! The hanging baskets and planters that brightened our decks, porches and patios this year will begin to loose … Continue Reading ››

Hydrangeas are in Bloom

Limelight Hydrangea Tree
Hydrangeas are in bloom all across southern Minnesota with many varieties that are still yet to bloom within the next six weeks! I love hydrangeas for many reasons.  Hydrangeas display large, lush blossoms that last for anywhere from four weeks to twelve … Continue Reading ››