Looking like spring is finally arriving here in Minnesota which will bring on a long dormant cornucopia of color. One of my favorite places to visit is the Grace B. Dayton Wildflower Garden at the University of Minnesota Landscape Arboretum. The delicate woodland spring ephemerals usRead More
Stonpocket was just featured in a Houzz article on how to attract pollinators to your landscape. Click on the link below to read the article. Nice to see Houzz feature information on sustainability.
Many years ago on my way to Door County in Wisconsin quickly pulled the car over off of highway 57. My wife, girl friend at the time, ask what the world I was doing. ‘Look at all the Trillium! It’s incredible,’ I responded. There must have been thousand of Large Leaf Trillium iRead More
Walking the Northshore of Lake Superior I have encounter plants that look like a bowl of salad from it’s rosette of basal leaves. Heuchera richardsonii (Prairie Alumroot) is a tough native plant of not only Minnesota but ranges form Michigan down to Oklahoma and over to Montana. BeRead More
Every year Patone Color Institute selects a ‘Color of the Year’. 2019 color is Living Coral. Coming up with a few plant selections in Living Coral proved to be a little bit of a challenge, especially zone 4 or colder plants.
Creative inspiration that is indigenous to PANTONE 16Read More