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 […]

Evergreens for Minnesota Gardens – Yews

Date April 25, 2012

Yews are great plants for Minnesota gardens and enjoyed for their unique appearance. They have flat needles and are short. Their needles look dark green on their surface and light green on their underside. The new growth on the tips of the stems on the plants is bright chartreuse green that beautifully contrasts the dark […]

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 […]