Watch this video to see the Thriller, Filler & Spiller Design Technique in action! In the previous blog entry Tori explains further how to make beautiful container gardens. See how easy it is here. Your doorstep will be full of colorful planters in no time! Each year in April, Sargent’s hosts a Combination Planter Class.
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It is time for Colorful Container Gardens!

If you haven’t already dug in, this weekend will be the perfect time to get started on those beautiful container gardens we all enjoy so much!  Sargent’s has a greenhouse full of blooming annuals in every color of the rainbow and the recipe for your container to be a huge success. It is impossible to
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No question about it, spring is finally here and Sargent’s has everything you need for your garden and Mom’s too.  Our greenhouse is full of beautiful, blooming hanging baskets for sun and shade and the famous City of Red Wing moss baskets too.  We also have tons of fun containers like Welcome Baskets, watering can
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Spring Veggie Gardening

Planting your vegetable garden is one of the first things to do in the spring whether you are planting in the ground or in containers.  This wet weather has probably set you back a bit.  I know I was hoping to get my peas and onions planted already. Before planting is the perfect time to
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Quick Tip: Container Gardening

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  • April 22, 2014
  • by Anne Matzek
  • Container Gardening, Fertilizer, Flowers, Quick Tips, Soil Moist, Soilless Soil,
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Learn how to use less soil in large flower pots or containers in this video! There are many other great tips to make container gardening EASY. Here are five that you may not have thought to consider: 1. Most flowers that are planted in pots or containers are heavy feeders. Mix in a slow-release fertilizer
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Easter Plants and Spring Pansy Flowers

No matter the weather; Easter is a sure sign of spring to come and a time of new beginnings.  Sargent’s colorful, blooming plants make creating amazing spring and Easter décor a snap.   Step into our greenhouse and choose from a large selection of blooming traditional Easter Lilies, Colorful Lilies, Begonias, Azaleas, Bulb Gardens and
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Red Wing Flower Basket Traditions with Sargent’s

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  • April 15, 2014
  • by Anne Matzek
  • Flower Baskets, Flowers, Kiwanis, Red Wing City Baskets,
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Do you adore Red Wing’s famous flower baskets? Did you know that Sargent’s is one of two local growers of the beautiful flower baskets that adorn the light poles in downtown Red Wing, MN?  We also grow them for you, our valued customers.  Watch this short video to learn more and read this interesting article
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Pallet Garden How To

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  • April 8, 2014
  • by Anne Matzek
  • Annuals, Flowers, Garden, Garden Ideas, Make at Home,
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Have you heard the hype about re purposing pallets? Planting a pallet full of flowers makes perfect sense. Here are a few tips to follow when doing this project. 1. Choose a pallet that is in good condition, so that it’s sure to hold together. Nail any loose boards. 2. Attach a double layer of
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Surveying Winter’s Damage in the Garden

With the beautiful weather this last weekend I am guessing you were outside in the yard.  One thing that is certain is that as the snow has melted away it is very apparent that the long, hard winter has really done a number on our plants.  You may see damage to young trees and shrubs
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Five Ways to Welcome Spring (Video)

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  • March 25, 2014
  • by Anne Matzek
  • Easter, forsythia, Grass, Hydrangea, Kids, Pansy, pussy willow, Spring, Tulips,
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Are you anxious to enjoy spring? Learn Five Ways to Welcome Spring in this video.     1. Welcome spring by bringing the beauty indoors by forcing flowering shrub branches in a vase of water. Watch the video to learn how. 2. Plant a pot of grass with your kids. They will be thrilled! 3.
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