We love spring planting. The excitement of getting veggies and new landscape plants in the ground, cleaning up the yard, and finally being able to play outside again- it's all so lively. But, let us not forget that we Minnesotans have another prime planting season and we are looking at it right now.
Knecht's staff are plant people through and through. We love seeing pictures of your gardens, drawing inspiration from your awesome plant choices, and helping you create beautiful outdoor spaces. Gardeners are so good at sharing the joy of plants! In that spirit, we thought it might be fun to share a slice of … Continue Reading ››
One of the most iconic of insects, the monarch butterfly, has just been added to the International Union for the Conservation of Nature's Red List of Threatened Species as endangered. This is a devastating piece of news for nature lovers, butterfly lovers, and gardeners who have intentionally cultivated landscapes to help monarchs.
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Hello, everyone and thank you for coming. We've asked you here today because we need to talk to you about something shiny, green, and annoying. Yes, you guessed it, we need to talk about Japanese beetles.
No doubt, many gardeners have noticed the return of this pest over the last few weeks. Right when … Continue Reading ››
Whether you need to stabilize a forgotten hillside or find a solution for slopes and elevation changes in your garden, these fantastic shrubs do it with aplomb. Ornamental and useful, these plants get the job done where mulch just won't cut it.