Category Archives: Spring Blooming

Amber Jubilee Ninebark Tree

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 ››

It was a Long, Cold Spring. Be Patient with your Plants

This year’s spring was a long, cold affair. The grey skies and cold rains had gardeners poised right on the edge of madness. We weren’t the only ones in a frustrating holding pattern. Our plants patiently waited for signs that it was safe to emerge from their winter slumber. And boy did we … Continue Reading ››

Double Play Doozie Spirea

In the search for a long-blooming, easy-care shrub, Proven Winners Double Play Doozie® Spirea tops the list. Declared the Proven Winners shrub of the year for 2022, this medium-sized shrub packs a big punch.

Double Play Doozie® shines in spring with vibrant red new growth that matures to a nice green. A flurry of … Continue Reading ››

Fun Ways to Use Annuals

Annual season is finally here in Minnesota and we’re so excited for overflowing containers, colorful flower beds, and luscious hanging baskets! If you’re itching to get creative, annuals are a great way to experiment with new color and texture combinations. We carry a huge selection of Minnesota grown annuals to play with!

Here’s How … Continue Reading ››

Forsythia Welcomes Spring

Few plants herald spring as cheerfully as forsythia. Before the leaves show their faces, this shrub’s branches are covered in bright yellow flowers from top to bottom. As the flowers fade, the clean green foliage emerges and maintains nice color all summer.      

Varieties like the extremely hardy Meadowlark (10’ x 10’) and tough … Continue Reading ››