Are you in a hurry for a big shade tree but you have a tough site? Consider an elm. Elms are one of the fastest growing trees we carry, and after a few years you will have a nice sized tree standing proudly in your landscape. Super tough and not picky about soil, … Continue Reading ››
Is it ok to plant now? Tips for fall planting.
As the season winds down, we are often asked if it’s still ok to plant trees. We have good news! It is an excellent time to plant! The cooler weather is gentler on new plantings and makes it easier to … Continue Reading ››
The Dwarf Korean Lilac is a single trunk dwarf tree. The prolific blooms are highly fragrant and a light lilac in color. This tree is a beautiful accent plant and it is smothered in stunning panicles of fragrant flowers in late spring.Dwarf … Continue Reading ››
These highly unusual times during which most of us are staying at home to dial down the spread of Coronavirus have resulted in most of us feeling a bit stir-crazy. For a great many of us a sure fire and pleasant cure for stir crazy is time spent getting our gardens in good … Continue Reading ››
The Minnesota Landscape Arboretum and the University of Minnesota collaborated on the hybridization and selection of Firefall Maple, which I have grown to admire over the past ten years.
My enjoyment of Firefall Maple begins with its very early swelling of chubby reddish buds. Its … Continue Reading ››