You’ve prepared your beds and you’re itching to get the garden planted, but it’s still a bit chilly outside. Fret not! You can plant cold hardy crops right now!
Cold weather crops like cabbage, broccoli, kohlrabi, and Brussels sprouts can be planted out in spring when the soil is workable, … Continue Reading ››
Thinking about growing vegetables this summer? That's great! We're here to help! Nothing compares to the flavor of a fresh tomato, plucked straight from the plant and still warm from the sun. Here's a quick 'n dirty guide to getting started.
Plan and Prepare the Site
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We are providing an outlet for the sale of handcrafted plant stands by local woodworker John Gorder. These plant stands are made using the wood from the trees damaged at Leif and Deb Knecht's property during the Rice County tornadoes of 2018. All proceeds will … Continue Reading ››
These highly unusual times during which most of us are staying at home to dial down the spread of Coronavirus have resulted in most of us feeling a bit stir-crazy. For a great many of us a sure fire and pleasant cure for stir crazy is time spent getting our gardens in good … Continue Reading ››
The Minnesota Landscape Arboretum and the University of Minnesota collaborated on the hybridization and selection of Firefall Maple, which I have grown to admire over the past ten years.
My enjoyment of Firefall Maple begins with its very early swelling of chubby reddish buds. Its … Continue Reading ››