I’ve had a number of people reach out with questions about the plants with the bright red berries. These are winterberry bushes, and they are excellent additions to our Minnesota landscape. Winter is long here, plants that provide color and interest during the snowy and brown months are often overlooked in spring and … Continue Reading ››
Category Archives: Winter Interest
Plant, water, repeat!
Blazing hot summer temps have subsided and that means it’s a great time to get trees and shrubs in the ground. Need some fall color? Plant a vibrant maple. Interested in feeding the birds? Consider a Showy Mountain Ash or winterberry. Our … Continue Reading ››
Allium ‘Millenium’, 2018 Perennial Plant of the Year!
The Perennial Plant Association's, 2018 Perennial Plant of the Year (POY) is none other than Allium 'Millenium'. This fantastic, low maintenance, hardy perennial provides interest year round! And if you haven't … Continue Reading ››
A View from Mid-Winter
It's February 2nd and the average high temperature for this date is 25 degrees F, and the record low is -32 degrees F. Definitely mid-winter, and as it happens, today the mercury will struggle to get above zero. There's a … Continue Reading ››
Growing in the New Year!
Oh! It's cold! The brief respite from the deep freeze last week, while welcomed, has just made its return that much harder! So, to soften the blow of that drifting snow, I pulled out all the stops! … Continue Reading ››