Do you have stepping stones that weeds somehow find their way to between the stones? I have a large diameter perennial and annual bed at home with annuals around the outside 2-3 feet and then perennials on the inside of the bed. Instead of stepping between … Continue Reading ››
Among the many shade perennials that return each spring in the garden right outside our living room window, one of my favorites is only half my idea. Living in the woods means that we have to forego most of the sunny area perennials and pick from … Continue Reading ››
One of the prettiest hosta in our collection is June. June presents hereself with a dense, medium-sized mound of gold-centered foliage and has a thick substance to the leaves. The mature height of a June hosta is 16" and can go about 30-35" wide. The blue-green … Continue Reading ››
Now that spring is sprung and the growing season is well under way, we can enjoy some of the real glories spring has to offer.
Flowering crabs have been putting on a show in recent days, and one of my all time favorites for eye popping color … Continue Reading ››
The phone rings and the person on the other end is asking, "What are those shrubs that are full of purple flowers right now?" The answer is one of the many varieties of Rhododendron. There are many varieties that are hardy in our area of Minnesota … Continue Reading ››