It's time when we all start to think about getting our hands dirty in the garden. There are some things that you can start to do - other things should wait just another week or twol We can still get snow and there are going to be a few more days … Continue Reading ››
Hundreds of southeast Minnesota families are still in the midst of efforts to recover from the damage caused by the swarm of tornadoes that left a wide swath of destruction last September 20th. Houses, farm buildings, businesses and thousands of trees were damaged or destroyed. Fortunately, … Continue Reading ››
To Prune, or Not to Prune? The Perennial Question
As the weather cools, many of us are preparing for fall garden cleanup and facing some important existential questions. Chief among these questions is, of course: To prune, or not to prune?
As with most things, … Continue Reading ››
Once again it is time to think about a few simple ways to protect your valuable trees. First, sine it has been fairly dry the last 4-5 weeks, water your trees thoroughly once a week until a series of good heavy rains in a 7-10 day period restore the moisture levels. A well hydrated tree … Continue Reading ››
Every day on the sales deck I meet another person who is new or almost new to annual flower bed gardening. Their enthusiasm is abundant, they are optimistic and full of questions. Some of them have just a little area that they are dealing with - … Continue Reading ››