Tropical style is all the rage right now. Caladiums fly off the benches. Cuttings of rare specimens sell for unimaginable sums. Monsteras have made 'fenestration' a household term. This is all well and good, but there is only one true queen when it comes to tropical flare in the Midwest landscape, and her … Continue Reading ››
If I had to pick one type of plant right now in our gardens, it would have to be the hydrangeas. We have many hydrangeas, both in shrub form and tree form. The Quickfire Hydrangea shrub form has such great … Continue Reading ››
Hardy Hibiscus? In Minnesota? Oh yes!!! These amazing perennials turn heads, and drop jaws from mid to late summer and up until frost. Dinner plate size flowers in shades of red, plum, pink, burgundy and/or white appear seemingly out of no … Continue Reading ››
I have finally gotten all of my annual beds weeded, deep dug and planted for the season. What a good feeling knowing that this is done.
Lots of changes this week. A question we get alot … Continue Reading ››
Perennial hibiscus in Minnesota? You betcha! This is a perennial for the back of the perennial border. Even small perennial gardens can have a hardy hibiscus. Growing to heights of 3'-4' tall - it will wake up … Continue Reading ››