Summer is here! So says the calendar, and so says our patch of Minnesota Native Cactus. Every year the Nursery's outstanding colony of prickly pear cactus announces the coming of summer by going all out with an abundant … Continue Reading ››
The blue floral carpet of Scilla, also known as Siberian Squill, is in full bloom right now. Its azure blue flowers are a hot topic at the nursery and online this week. Everyone wonders what they are and where they came … Continue Reading ››
Our exposed, dormant landscape has strengthened my appreciation for those evergreen and semi-evergreen plants that add winter texture, and color. Perennials and groundcovers such as coral bells, lenten rose, creeping phlox, wintergreen, euonymus, and vinca draw … Continue Reading ››
Honeysuckle vine, also known as Lonicera, are a classic favorite. Common supports for honeysuckle vine are a trellis, arbor, fence or other sturdy structure. But don’t let the word “vine” stop you from using these plants as a groundcover or for erosion control. Stunning is the … Continue Reading ››
This time each year a steady stream of visitors come to ask us, “What is that plant in the display garden with the beautiful yellow flowers?” Before we can answer they follow with, “It looks … Continue Reading ››
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