Category Archives: Fall Color

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 ››

When to prune?

Hydrangea pruning
Hydrangea pruning
The mild fall weather has brought an influx of pruning and trimming questions. I thought I might take a moment to share a few tips, reminders and how-to advice.  Without a doubt one of the most frequently asked pruning/trimming questions … Continue Reading ››