The spring show is in full swing and it is truly a sight to behold! If you’re realizing you need a little more spring in your step, erm, landscape, consider some of these gorgeous spring trees and shrubs:
Redbuds offer spectacular pink to near-red spring color. The branches of this medium sized … Continue Reading ››
The hustle and bustle of getting the vegetable garden planted is one of spring’s very exciting tasks, but don’t forget that there are many delicious Minnesota hardy fruits to plant too! The best part of growing your own fruit, other than the delicious flavor, is that you only have to plant them once … Continue Reading ››
It’s finally time to play in the dirt! Getting the garden ready for another season is one of the most important tasks there is, so get it done right! Here’s a quick list of garden essentials to get you off to a great start this spring.
Soil and Compost
Whether it’s hardy landscape plants, annual … Continue Reading ››
If you’re looking for something unique in your spring garden, consider the oddly beautiful, inimitable Bergenia. With its fleshy, glossy leaves and stunning spring show, Bergenia is a superb addition to any landscape.
Also called pigsqueak for the cute squeaky sound produced when the leaves are rubbed together, Bergenia features flower spikes adorned with … Continue Reading ››
There are cool plants, and there are cool growing plants. Helleborus, also known as Lenten rose and hellebore, happens to be both. This outstanding perennial likes it cold, and emerges very early in the season to put on its show just when we winter weary gardeners need it most!
Long before our favorite summer … Continue Reading ››