Category Archives: Gardening

Simple Yard Tips to Prepare for Fall

While many of us are still trying to beat the summer heat, it will soon be time to consider preparing … Continue reading

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Water Conservation Tips For Your Minnesota Lawn

Whether you are experiencing a drought, or there is a municipal ordinance on water usage, chances are your lawn is … Continue reading

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How to Treat Your Yard During a Drought

Every summer in Minnesota can have unpredictable weather. It could be rainy all week, but then suddenly, the rain hasn’t … Continue reading

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How to Naturally Manage Weed Growth in your Garden

Weeds can be extremely problematic for your garden. Not only do they hinder the appearance, but they can also prevent … Continue reading

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How Do Plants Survive Extreme Cold?

It’s the middle of winter, and temperatures are plummeting below zero. This is common for a Minnesota winter, after all. … Continue reading

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Why You Should Consider A Minnesota Edible Garden

While the weather isn’t quite ready for a garden, that doesn’t mean you can’t begin to plan one for the … Continue reading

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Fall Gardening Tips

We all know some fall planning can help prep for the spring season. For many, fall is seen as the … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Using Plants Native to Minnesota

If you’re planning a new landscaping project, one of the best routes you can go is to reintroduce native Minnesotan … Continue reading

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How to Grow and Care for Honeysuckle

Honeysuckle is known for its tubular shape, nicely scented flowers. They’re fantastic for accenting walls and sides of buildings, adding … Continue reading

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How to Prepare Your Garden for Spring

Spring is fast approaching, which means chore time begins for gardens. After a cold and cruel winter, it can feel … Continue reading

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The Definitive Guide to Willow Trees

Willow trees are suited in moist, temperate soil, and need a lot of sunlight. While they can grow in virtually … Continue reading

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Useful Tips for Winter Gardening

Winter might seem like a time when you can sit back and forget all about your garden for a few … Continue reading

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How to Take Care of Your Poinsettia Year Round

The poinsettia has long been a Christmas favorite. Despite being native to Mexico, the poinsettia has become the plant to … Continue reading

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How to Grow Organic Pumpkins At Home

Anyone who has been to a country fair or experienced Halloween knows what a pumpkin is. It’s a large orange … Continue reading

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How to Grow Your Own Apple Tree

Being able to pluck a crisp and tasty apple directly from a tree is one of life’s little pleasures. Apples … Continue reading

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Minnesota Trees Threatened by the Two-Lined Chestnut Borer

When the two-lined chestnut borer is around, oak trees in Minnesota are in danger. Otherwise known as Agrilus Bilineatus, the … Continue reading

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What Type of Grass Should You Use on Your Lawn in Minnesota?

It is important when you are getting a new lawn to get the best type for your region. That can … Continue reading

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Great Green Gardening Guidelines For Your Minnesota Landscape

This article is about ways you can make your garden care both easier and also more eco-friendly. The following examples … Continue reading

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How to Resurrect Your Lawn by Killing Garden Moss

Not everything that grows green is good for your outdoor space. Most people try to surround their family homes with … Continue reading

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How to Plant a Flower Garden in 8 Steps

A flower garden can enhance your landscape. They should be prepared during spring, after the snow has melted. You can … Continue reading

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Best Perennials for Minnesota: Top 13 Flowers for Midwest Gardening

Choosing flowers for Minnesota gardening can be challenging. The extreme differences in temperature and weather that occur throughout the gardening … Continue reading

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Great Flower Arrangement Ideas for Your Garden

Gardening can be hard work. Arranging flowers for your garden is no easy task. If you want to make your … Continue reading

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Little Known Garden and Landscape Design Strategies

We have discussed ways to keep your landscape healthy, but this time we are going to discuss proper landscape design … Continue reading

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