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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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Grow Native

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  • May 15, 2019
  • by Tori Clark
  • birds, native plants, pollinators,
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If you are looking to add a few plants to your foundation plantings or even adding a new garden now is the time to consider native plants. Native plants have spent all of their time thriving in Minnesota’s growing conditions and can be much easier to grow than non-native varieties. Native plants are also adapted
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Perennials – Blooming Year after Year

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  • June 21, 2017
  • by Tori Clark
  • deer resistant, Perennials, pollinators,
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If planting flowers in the same spots every year is tiring out you and your budget then Sargent’s has just what you need.  We have hardy and easy to care for perennial plants to fill your garden with beautiful color year after year. Deer resistant, shady spots, attract pollinators, short, tall, long lasting blooms –
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Butterfly Weed – 2017 Perennial of Year

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  • June 21, 2017
  • by Tori Clark
  • butterflies, perennial, pollinators,
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The 2017 Perennial Plant of the Year is one of my favorites –  Butterfly Weed (Asclepias tuberosa). No joke, this plant is a butterfly magnet!.  The flowers are a nectar source for many butterflies and leaves are a food source for the monarch butterfly caterpillars too. Location Butterfly weed does best in full sun and
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