Selecting Native Plants and Seed for Your Property – Growing Zones

Bre BauerlyPlants, Pollinators, Prairies, Seed Mixes, tips, wildflowers

Many gardeners are used to shopping for those hardy perennial plants according to their growing zone. We have such a unique set of challenges with growing and overwintering plants in Minnesota and the Midwest. Something a lot of people don’t know is that native plants, don’t go by zone – they go by historical range data. So instead of assigning …

Fall Buckthorn Scouting

Bre Bauerlyinvasive species

Welcome to fall!! It’s a beautiful time in Minnesota as the leaves are changing and a chill takes over the air. It’s also the perfect time to get out and check your property for new or existing infestations of buckthorn. This problematic woodland invader keeps its leaves on and green much later into the fall than our native trees and …