September is here, but that doesn't mean that the season is over. In fact, now that hot weather is settling down, it's the perfect time to get some things done in the garden. Here's our quick list of September garden tasks:
September Garden Tasks
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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.
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Everyone loves a fast grower. It's a thrilling thing to watch a young rock ‘n roll tree put on explosive growth in a season. In the nursery, we've marveled at the audacity of an Autumn Blaze maple that doubles in size in a summer. But it ain't all about speed, folks.
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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 ››
Whether you're looking for a tall hedge or diminutive foundation shrub, look no further than viburnum. Showy flowers, fall color, and charming berries are all served up when viburnum is on the menu. Most are happy in sun to partial shade and appreciate evenly moist soil. Let's look at our favorite varieties!