Maples, serviceberries, and oaks are classics for their vibrant late season color, but don't stop at trees when planning your fall landscape. For a fall garden that glows from the ground up, plant some of our favorite perennials for fall color.
Perennials for Great Fall Color
Coral Bells and Foam Flowers Heucheras, Heucherellas, … Continue Reading ››
There is excellent news for gardeners longing for the aesthetic of a Japanese maple with the hardiness to withstand Minnesota winters. The Velvet Viking Japanese Maple was discovered in Minnesota and promises hardiness down to zone 4. This new Japanese maple is sure to thrill northern gardeners in search of a small ornamental … Continue Reading ››
As children, many of us helped our parents and grandparents tend vegetables, mow, pull weeds, and prune in the family garden. We might have taken these activities for granted- they were as woven into the fabric of our childhoods as the first day of school or cruising the block on our bikes.
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Whether you're interested in alleviating erosion in your yard or improving water quality in lakes and rivers, rain gardens are a worthy endeavor. Not only utilitarian, rain gardens add interest and beauty to your landscape and make a great conversation piece.
If you're curious about rain gardens but don't know where to start, we've … Continue Reading ››
Oak trees are among the toughest, most beautiful, and longest lived trees in both our urban forests and native woodlands. Most people do not realize that oaks can also grow quite rapidly into nice sized shade trees. The misconception is that oaks are slow growing. We are consistently able to get oak trees … Continue Reading ››