Flowering trees are everywhere right now. The flowers of the crabapple trees start appearing in April and May. The colors range from white, light pink, medium pink and deep pink that it appears to be … Continue Reading ››
One of the best small flowering trees of use in southern Minnesota is the lovely Autumn Brilliance Serviceberry. In late April to early May , beautiful lacy white blossoms cover this close cousin of our native serviceberry, just at the time … Continue Reading ››
Every year as winter fades and spring begins, I look forward with great anticipation to the flowering of the Forsythia shrubs and the Redbud trees. The riot of intense yellow and magenta colored blossoms lift my spirit and renews hope for another growing season full of garden delights.
Browning on the needles / foliage of Spruce, Pine and Arborvitae is just beginning to show up as the snowbanks melt away. While this damage is not very nice to look at as it becomes more evident with each passing, day, it may not mean that your evergreen tree is dead.
Hundreds of southeast Minnesota families are still in the midst of efforts to recover from the damage caused by the swarm of tornadoes that left a wide swath of destruction last September 20th. Houses, farm buildings, businesses and thousands of trees were damaged or destroyed. Fortunately, … Continue Reading ››