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.
These are excellent ornamental trees that produce intense masses of white or pink blossoms in May, and are available in dwarf, weeping and standard size versions that run from 8 feet to 30 feet in size. Some of … Continue Reading ››
Some of the very best garden fragrance experiences are now happening as plum trees of all kinds are coming into full bloom all across Southern Minnesota. Thickets of American Wild Plum in the countryside fill the air with sweet fragrance that you can catch even driving by them if you have your window down and … Continue Reading ››
Fruit trees and the installation of home orchards have become extremely popular these last few years. Larger home lots in town can easily support several fruit trees and even smaller lots can have apple trees with the introduction of the Triple Play apple tree. and … Continue Reading ››
Despite an amazingly cold spring, fruit trees in the Northfield are are starting to put on their fabulous displays of spring flowers. Already some of the plum trees are opening their very fragrant and numerous white blossoms. A good patch of cultivated or wild plums … Continue Reading ››
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