Annuals and perennials aren't the only game in town when it comes to supporting pollinators. Many trees and shrubs are perfect for pollinator gardens and offer not only food, but essential protection and habitat for an array of pollinators.
Another fantastic benefit of planting trees and shrubs for pollinators is that many support other … Continue Reading ››
It’s National Pollinator Month, and that means it's time to celebrate all things winged and crawling with a perennial pollinator garden!
The plants we choose for a pollinator garden and the practices we employ make a huge difference. Choosing nectar rich plants, native plants, host/habitat plants, and opting for low … Continue Reading ››
I’ve had a number of people reach out with questions about the plants with the bright red berries. These are winterberry bushes, and they are excellent additions to our Minnesota landscape. Winter is long here, plants that provide color and interest during the snowy and brown months are often overlooked in spring and … Continue Reading ››
Our weeping white spruce stands sentinel in our hillside display bed. Beyond it, the sugar maples have accepted the end of summer, and lost their luster. The beginning of their showy transformation is at hand, and the deep green of the … Continue Reading ››
The aptly-named Turtlehead is a fall favorite! Not only do their beautiful blossoms resemble the shape of a turtle's head, but late-blooming Turtlehead takes all season to come out of its shell. And it's worth the wait! … Continue Reading ››
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