All posts by Simone Schneegans

Viburnum Vibes

Whether you're looking for a tall hedge or diminutive foundation shrub, look no further than viburnum. Showy flowers, fall color, and charming berries are all served up when viburnum is on the menu. Most are happy in sun to partial shade and appreciate evenly moist soil. Let's look at our favorite varieties!

Viburnums we … Continue Reading ››

Double Play Doozie Spirea

In the search for a long-blooming, easy-care shrub, Proven Winners Double Play Doozie® Spirea tops the list. Declared the Proven Winners shrub of the year for 2022, this medium-sized shrub packs a big punch.

Double Play Doozie® shines in spring with vibrant red new growth that matures to a nice green. A flurry of … Continue Reading ››

Fun Ways to Use Annuals

Annual season is finally here in Minnesota and we’re so excited for overflowing containers, colorful flower beds, and luscious hanging baskets! If you’re itching to get creative, annuals are a great way to experiment with new color and texture combinations. We carry a huge selection of Minnesota grown annuals to play with!

Here’s How … Continue Reading ››

A Celebration of Periwinkle

Periwinkle is the Pantone color of the year, so let’s celebrate it! Well, it’s specifically PANTONE 17-3938 Very Peri, but the plants don’t know they’re supposed to perfectly match a color swatch, so we’ll get as close as we can.

Annuals

Blue Wave petunias, verbena, lavender, and salvia are great for season-long color and include … Continue Reading ››