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Anemonella thalictroides April 2017 Know What You Grow

Anemonella thalictroides April 2017 Know What You Grow

Cool days of April bring the onset of spring ephemerals in our local woodlands.  Look for tiny white stars emerging from the leaf litter and you have probably come across Rue Anemone (Anemonella thalictroides).  It’s pure white flowers with protruding yellow stamens reminds us winter’s end and the coming of summer. BOTANICAL NAME  Anemonella thalictroides COMMON…

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Winter Pruning Shrubs

Winter Pruning Shrubs

Daylight savings is my built-in seasonal reminder to evaluate deciduous shrubs in the landscape to see if they need any corrective pruning.  Late dormant season is ideal since you can see the plant’s structure without all the leaves in the way and the exposed pruning wounds only have a short duration before spring growths begins…

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Permaculture Seminar hosted by Association of Professional Landscape Designers MN Chapter

As owner and designer at HabAdapt Landscape Design, Daniel focuses on developing landscapes and designs aimed at long-term sustainability and functionality.  He will be reviewing what is Permaculture and its history and the science behind Permaculture. March 7th, 2017 1 p.m.-2:30 p.m. Heritage Room at Lyndale Bachmans, 6010 Lyndale Avenue South, Minneapolis APLD Members –…

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2017 Leaf Emergence – Earliest Ever?

2017 Leaf Emergence – Earliest Ever?

While walking the family dog on February 16th in Carver, Minnesota along the bluffs of the Minnesota River I noticed something very surprising and a little concerning.  Sambucus racemes, our native Red-berried Elderberry) has begun leaving out! February 2017 is looking like we will be keeping the trend of 16 straight months of above normal…

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