Father's Day is almost here, and at Knecht's Nurseries, we have thousands of trees in stock and ready to plant. The long days of early to mid-summer are an excellent time for newly planted trees to grow lots of … Continue Reading ››
Lilac shrubs and trees. Sound a bit old fashioned? There are good reasons lilacs have been the go to choice for great landscape plants for so long.
Lilacs deliver with loads of luscious blossoms every spring and early summer. … Continue Reading ››
One of the best small flowering trees of use in southern Minnesota is the lovely Autumn Brilliance Serviceberry. In late April to early May , beautiful lacy white blossoms cover this close cousin of our native serviceberry, just at the time … Continue Reading ››
Every year as winter fades and spring begins, I look forward with great anticipation to the flowering of the Forsythia shrubs and the Redbud trees. The riot of intense yellow and magenta colored blossoms lift my spirit and renews hope for another growing season full of garden delights.
Browning on the needles / foliage of Spruce, Pine and Arborvitae is just beginning to show up as the snowbanks melt away. While this damage is not very nice to look at as it becomes more evident with each passing, day, it may not mean that your evergreen tree is dead.