For property owners who suffered devastating tree losses in the September 20th tornadoes, there is a path forward to a satisfying recovery. Hard work on the cleanup of broken trees and a reasonable phased plan for replanting over several years can produce a satisfying, successful and great looking recovery for … Continue Reading ››
Plants for Brilliant Fall Color
The weather might be cooling down, but Knecht’s is ablaze with fall color! Here are some of our favorites for making sure your fall garden doesn’t fizzle out.
Orange Rocket Barberry – low-maintenance … Continue Reading ››
The condition of your soils, soil temperature and the date of the average last frost all factor into the determination of when to plant. The plant varieties also come into play, since some can do fine when placed into colder soils, and some can handle light … Continue Reading ››
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 ››
Lilac shrubs have often been overlooked in the design of our landscapes over the last few decades. There were a number of good reasons that lilacs were a favorite landscape shrub as the pioneers spread out across the continent and we became a great nation. … Continue Reading ››