This year’s spring was a long, cold affair. The grey skies and cold rains had gardeners poised right on the edge of madness. We weren’t the only ones in a frustrating holding pattern. Our plants patiently waited for signs that it was safe to emerge from their winter slumber. And boy did we … Continue Reading ››
Tag Archives: Spring
Forsythia Welcomes Spring
Few plants herald spring as cheerfully as forsythia. Before the leaves show their faces, this shrub’s branches are covered in bright yellow flowers from top to bottom. As the flowers fade, the clean green foliage emerges and maintains nice color all summer.
Varieties like the extremely hardy Meadowlark (10’ x 10’) and tough … Continue Reading ››
Delightful Spring Shrubs
A well-planned garden has many seasons of interest, and now is the perfect time to assess the spring appeal of your landscape. Take a moment to look around your garden. Is it drab in late April and early May? Does it lack structure and texture? It sounds like you need some delightful spring … Continue Reading ››
Getting Ready to Spring!
Green has returned to the greenhouses at Knecht's Nurseries & Landscaping! Spring is coming, it's just around the corner, and there's a fresh sense of urgency growing among us. New tender young plants are arriving daily now, and with each delivery I can see our season … Continue Reading ››
Signs of Spring
Today we will have 1 1/2 hours more daylight than on the years shortest days in December. The fresh snow that was on the driveway of the nursery yesterday … Continue Reading ››