No, we didn't add a bakery to the nursery, but we do want to sing the praises of a certain shrub that sounds good enough to eat: Blue Muffin Viburnum.
Blue Muffin is a fabulous selection of arrowwood viburnum (Viburnum dentatum) that boasts white spring flowers, glossy foliage, great fall color, and extremely cute … Continue Reading ››
We'd like to introduce you to a truly delightful dogwood: Red Rover silky dogwood (Cornus obliqua 'Powell Gardens'). Red Rover is a compact selection- perfect for residential landscapes that might not have space for some of the larger dogwoods out there. Its many ornamental qualities only sweeten the deal. Here's the scoop on … Continue Reading ››
The end of summer can be a morose time for gardeners in Minnesota. Our short growing season flies by in the blink of an eye and many of our favorites are finishing their display. If you don't have late season bloomers, looking around the garden can feel a bit, well, boring.
Ok, enough negativity! … Continue Reading ››
If you're searching for a small ornamental tree for your landscape, consider the Amber Jubilee Ninebark tree. Sizing up to 5 to 7 feet, it's a great choice where something showy but compact is the order of the day.
Ninebark is known for its funky peeling bark, and this feature is showcased particularly well … Continue Reading ››
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 ››