Annual season is finally here in Minnesota and we’re so excited for overflowing containers, colorful flower beds, and luscious hanging baskets! If you’re itching to get creative, annuals are a great way to experiment with new color and texture combinations. We carry a huge selection of Minnesota grown annuals to play with!
Category Archives: Annuals
A Celebration of Periwinkle
Periwinkle is the Pantone color of the year, so let’s celebrate it! Well, it’s specifically PANTONE 17-3938 Very Peri, but the plants don’t know they’re supposed to perfectly match a color swatch, so we’ll get as close as we can.
Blue Wave petunias, verbena, lavender, and salvia are great for season-long color and include … Continue Reading ››
Time to Prep Garden Beds
Thinking about growing a vegetable garden this summer? That’s great! We’re here to help! Nothing compares to the flavor of a fresh tomato, plucked straight from the vine and still warm from the sun. Here’s a guide to get you started:
Choose Your Garden Site
Most vegetables thrive in full sun, so pick a spot … Continue Reading ››
Perennials for Container Gardening
Gardening season is in full swing, and designing annual containers is one of our favorite creative gardening endeavors! There are so many beautiful annuals to play with that we could fill hundreds of pages- but what about perennials that are great for containers? Using perennials for container gardening expands gardeners' choices ever further, … Continue Reading ››
Cool Weather Greens
Growing cool weather greens is a great way to maximize the short Minnesota growing season and enjoy fresh produce sooner. Many leafy greens prefer cooler weather, so late April to mid May is a great time to plant them.
Cool weather greens like lettuce and spinach can be interplanted with warm season crops. As … Continue Reading ››