Pocket Gardens for Perennials

Pocket Gardens   Another way you can help pollinators is to plant ‘pocket gardens’. These are small gardens filled with flowering plants, trees, and shrubs that pollinators love! Sargent’s has almost everything you need to design and build one based on your needs. Below are links to four types of pollinator-friendly gardens that you can
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Peonies and Ants…What’s going on there?

It’s hard to think of peony blossoms without also thinking about ants… When we get up close in the garden or cut flowers to bring indoors to display, that’s often what we see or find… loads of ants! It’s often thought that peonies need ants in order to bloom, but the relationship is actually just
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Bees, Butterflies, Hummingbirds and More!

What are Pollinators and Why do We Need Them? Just what ARE Pollinator Species, you may ask? In this post, we are primarily talking about bees–of which there is a massive variety–but pollinators also include butterflies, flies, other insects, and hummingbirds. These creatures move pollen from plant to plant, allowing those plants to reproduce (fruit). Pollinators are
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Minnesota Native Orchids

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  • May 20, 2021
  • by Eliza Mark
  • Flowers, lady slipper,
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Rare Opportunity! The opportunity to see one of Minnesota’s native orchids in bloom is quite an experience, especially the Showy Lady’s Slipper(also known as the Pink and White Lady’s Slipper) which is the Minnesota State Flower!  For a limited time, we have both Yellow and Showy Lady’s Slippers for sale. These Flowers are protected by Minnesota State
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Red Wing Moss Basket Background and Care Tips

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  • May 19, 2021
  • by Eliza Mark
  • Care Tips, Noontime Kiwanis Basket Program, Red Wing Moss Baskets,
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Moss Basket Program Background The Tradition The tradition of the Red Wing Moss Basket began in 1989 and has grown into an icon for our beautiful City. Sargent’s Nursery currently grows all of the Red Wing Moss Baskets you see around town, along with many more we sell to the public. While they represent the
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Mother’s Day Gift Guide 2021

Great Gift Inspiration! Mother’s Day is a time to celebrate the nurturing spirit, hard work, and sacrifices that Moms make for us every day. This Mother’s Day, let the moms in your life know how amazing they are with these beautiful gifts! Hanging Annual Combo Baskets No matter her style or color preference, there’s a basket
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Celebrating Pollinators on Earth Day!

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  • April 8, 2021
  • by Eliza Mark
  • bees, butterflies, earthday, earthweek, pollinator,
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Sargent’s Nursery Earth Day Earth is our home. (Unless you’re reading this from somewhere else, in which case please contact us, we’d love to hear your perspective!) It’s easy to take that home for granted, and not give it the care it needs. And when we do think about the Earth on Earth Day it’s
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This Friday, Saturday, and Sunday! ***We are OPEN this Sunday, February 14, 2021 from 10AM-5PM*** Like years in the past, we will be partnering with Clementine’s Flowers to provide our customer’s with a convenient place to buy beautiful cut-flowers and arrangements along with all the wonderful things we usually offer! So in addition to indoor
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*******UPDATE******* FLOWER SHARES SOLD OUT for 2021 Season 100% Minnesota Grown Flowers & Bouquets The nitty-gritty details:  Our Bouquet Share runs for 10 weeks typically starting mid-June through August. There are two options, a Full Share (10 weeks, every week pick-up, 10 bouquets total) and a Half Share (10 weeks, every other week pick-up, 5
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Feed the Birds!

Today is National Feed the Birds Day! There are many surprising benefits to feeding birds aside from the sheer beauty of inviting them to your yard and the enjoyment of their colors and songs…insect control, flower pollination, weed management, and a deeper connection with nature! The Minnesota DNR has a great page where you can
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