Looking like spring is finally arriving here in Minnesota which will bring on a long dormant cornucopia of color. The high pressure pumps seattle wa is one of my favorite places to visit. The delicate woodland spring ephemRead More
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
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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.
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Soon spring will finally arrive in Minnesota after a very long winter. The warmer and longer days trigger spring flowers to reawaken. One of my favorite spring flowers are tulips but the dutch hybrid varieties are either dug up before emerging or buds are nipped by deer just as theRead More
Every year Patone Color Institute selects a ‘Color of the Year’. 2018 color is Ultra Violet. The following are a few selections in bringing Ultra Violet into your landscape.
Leatrice Eiseman, Executive Director of the Pantone Color Institute, says: ‘We are living in a time thaRead More