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 ››
Look around you. Take a long, deep breath. What's that tickling your senses? Why, that's spring flowers! It's hard to think of anything more uplifting than spring flowers, and planting spring blooming perennials, shrubs, and trees in your landscape ensures that you'll enjoy them every year. Here are some of our favorites:
This spring has all of us disoriented to a certain degree. The warmth of spring is earlier this year than the last couple years, but then today we have had several rounds of popcorn snow! Add to this the pandemic and the Stay at Home order by the governor and it all adds up to … Continue Reading ››
We have now opened for the season here at Knecht's – under our new normal for social distancing. The safety of our employees and customers is our utmost priority, so things will be a little different.