Evergreens – Arborvitae for Minnesota Landscapes

Date April 25, 2012

If you are looking for a green landscape around your house and you are not able to spend lots of time looking after the garden and, evergreens are a good choice. Properly selected evergreens are easy to care for and can provide year round interest. Arborvitae is excellent evergreens that are suited for our Minnesota […]

Hedges – Landscape Plants for a Minnesota zone hedge

Date March 7, 2012

There are a number of plant materials that can be use for hedges here in Minnesota. Before deciding which plant is right for your project you first need to understand the conditions that exist where you would like to plant your hedge. What are the light and soil conditions? Does this area drain well, or […]

Hedges – Japanese garden hedge ideas

Date March 7, 2012

One of many topics to consider when planning and building your Japanese garden is the use of hedges. Hedges are used in the United States for the same reasons there are used in Japan. They are predominantly used for screening, defining spaces and directing traffic flow. In Japan hedges, fences and walls are often used […]