At the intersection of edible landscaping and pollinator gardening, Prunus Americana is poised to please. The free-spirited gardener interested in creating a food forest and planting for pollinators will adore the American Plum. Likewise, this spring specimen works marvelously in more manicured gardens as long as regular pruning is performed.
The American Plum is … Continue Reading ››
Many gardens are loaded with summer blooming beauties and that makes perfect sense. It's easy to fall in love with flowers and lush foliage on a warm summer day of shopping at the nursery. A well-planned garden, though, has many seasons of interest, and now is the perfect time to assess the spring … Continue Reading ››
Signs of spring are all around us. The birds are chirping, crocus are popping, and Minnesotans are wearing shorts. Unusually early spring weather, pandemic blues, and the usual itch to get outside after a cold winter has us all wondering what we can do in our spring garden. Have patience, dear gardeners! It’s … Continue Reading ››
Look around you. Take a long, deep breath. What's that tickling your senses? Why, that's spring flowers! It's hard to think of anything more uplifting than spring flowers, and planting spring blooming perennials, shrubs, and trees in your landscape ensures that you'll enjoy them every year. Here are some of our favorites:
This spring has all of us disoriented to a certain degree. The warmth of spring is earlier this year than the last couple years, but then today we have had several rounds of popcorn snow! Add to this the pandemic and the Stay at Home order by the governor and it all adds up to … Continue Reading ››