Cold weather is setting in, and that means it's time to think about winter garden prep. Here's a quick list of critical considerations as you get your garden ready for winter.
Good hydration at the roots is essential to happy plants next season. Newly installed plants need to be watered up until the ground … Continue Reading ››
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 ››
Interested in gardening for pollinators? Plant some Minnesota native plants! Though many of our favorite introduced landscape plants are attractive to pollinators, native plants are considered the gold standard to support endangered species like our Minnesota state bee, the rusty-patched bumblebee.
Getting Started with Natives
If you’re the go big or go home type, establish … Continue Reading ››
Fall garden tasks are a kind of last hoorah for Northern gardeners. Working outside on a crisp fall day is indeed a beautiful way to say farewell to the garden for the season. As you reach for your rake this year, consider a more relaxed approach to fall cleanup. There are marked benefits … Continue Reading ››
Maples, serviceberries, and oaks are classics for their vibrant late season color, but don't stop at trees when planning your fall landscape. For a fall garden that glows from the ground up, plant some of our favorite perennials for fall color.
Perennials for Great Fall Color
Coral Bells and Foam Flowers Heucheras, Heucherellas, … Continue Reading ››