Holiday Hours 2021

  Holiday Hours Monday-Saturday 8AM-6PM Sunday 10AM-5PMThanksgiving Day (November 25, 2021) CLOSED Black Friday and Small Business Saturday (November 26 & 27, 2021) Open 8AM-6PM Christmas Eve Day (December 24, 2021) Open 10AM-3PM Christmas Day (December 25, 2021) CLOSED New Year’s Eve Day (December 31, 2021) Open 10AM-3PM New Year’s Day (January 1, 2021) CLOSED
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Cold weather Yard and Garden Prep

October 21, 2021 Protecting Houseplants & Annuals Widespread frost is likely for the next few nights, as temperatures fall into the 30s in Red Wing, so that means it’s time to get serious about cold weather prep! If you happen to have any houseplants still sitting on your porch or patio, you’re going to want to bring
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October Lilacs? Why are these blooming now?

We’ve had several curious folks reach out to us and ask why the lilacs near the middle school are blooming now… After all, it’s October and lilacs bloom in May in Minnesota! So what’s going on here? Because of the intense heat and drought of this summer, the lilac shrubs entered an early dormancy to
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Care Tip: Preparing Boxwoods for Winter

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  • September 27, 2021
  • by Eliza Mark
  • boxwoods, Quick Tips, Shrubs, Trees, winter burn, winterizing,
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We love Boxwoods. They are wonderful landscape shrubs that are deer-resistant, easy to care for, and stay green all winter long.  Anything that can bring color to home landscapes during the bleakest of winters is okay with us!  While Boxwoods are easy to grow and care for, we want to remind our Zone 4 folks
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Garlic | Planting in the Fall

Hardneck garlic bulbs are now back in stock! We have two varieties: Music and German Hardy.   Music German Red Italian variety was brought back to Canada by Al Music in the 1980s from his homeland. Bright white bulbs with a hint of pink and brown on clove skins. Large cloves are easy-to-peel. Rich, sweet,
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Pre-order NOW! Fresh Wisconsin Cranberries!

Fall has arrived and we are so excited to be offering fresh cranberries for sale again this year. We get these direct from the supplier who contracts to a national brand and isn’t allowed to advertise directly to the public. They are unbelievable cranberries, much fresher in terms of color and taste than any you can buy bagged at a grocery
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Lawns to Legumes Program now Accepting Applications!

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  • August 25, 2021
  • by Eliza Mark
  • bee lawns, bees, Garden Ideas, Lawns to Legumes, Perennials, pollinators, Vegetable Gardening,
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In many of our past blog posts about pollinator-friendly planting, we’ve discussed the Lawns to Legumes Program with readers. This program offers Minnesota residents the opportunity to apply for individual grants, which offer up to $300 reimbursement to cover the costs of establishing pollinator gardens in their yards. There was a lot of interest in
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Seasonal Transitions: Landscape & Container Garden Care

Landscape & Container Garden Care: September Deadhead annuals and perennials  Benefits of deadheading include; a tidier look, encouraging the plant to set more flower buds, allowing the plant to conserve energy, and preventing seed formation in some plants. Plant trees, evergreens, and shrubs There is still a good amount of time before frost and newly
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Dealing with Drought

Minnesota’s Drought Warning As Minnesota continues to experience drought conditions–with 75% of the state experiencing severe drought and 22 % of the state experiencing extreme drought*–our lawns, gardens, trees, and crops continue to suffer. Many communities, like nearby Hastings, have watering bans in the city limits during the daytime hours to help conserve their municiple
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Perennial Hibiscus Care Tips

Are you ready to grow the biggest flowers in the neighborhood?! Perennial Hibiscus, also known as Rose Mallow, are easy to grow and stunning in every sense! They have gorgeous summer foliage which–depending on the variety—ranges from bright green to deep black-purple, to variegated light green with cream… …and the flowers will keep the neighbors talking!
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