Improving your Soil with Compost

When should I add compost? If you have flower or veggie gardens that haven’t been producing strong plants with great foliage, prolific flowers, or good harvests, then it may be time to amend your soil with compost from [...]

May 3, 2022|

What Kind of Sun Does my Yard Get?

Four Basic Types of Sun Exposure Learning how to decipher the terminology on plant tags can be a challenge and translating it into choices that work for your yard can prove just as hard.  When it comes to the amount [...]

June 8, 2020|

Spring Garden Cleanup

Prepare the Way Spring garden cleanup can be one of the most satisfying parts of any home landscaper's journey. After a long winter and an early brown spring, we are ready to shed the 'ugh' and tidy up outside! While it’s often [...]

April 6, 2020|

Could you get paid to start a Bee Lawn?

If you've spent any time on the internet you've probably picked up on the fact that our Bees aren't doing well. In fact many pollinator species aren't thriving the way our environment and agricultural systems depend on them to do. [...]

March 11, 2020|

Ask the Expert

Sargent's Nursery staff are always available and ready to help you find the answer to your gardening questions and problems.  From houseplants to hostas, visit our Ask the Expert page and click the red "Ask Question" button to get started. [...]

September 1, 2017|

Beware of Wild Parsnip

Wild Parsnip is in flower and quickly flourishing all around the area. Wild parsnip is classified as a noxious weed in Minnesota and can grow to six feet tall.  It can be seen in roadside ditches this time of year [...]

July 20, 2017|

Garden Naturally

Natural and organic gardening is all about gardening without the use synthetic chemicals and working with nature by minimizing the resources used and replenishing those used by the garden.   Many community gardens limit use to organic or natural fertilizers [...]

June 5, 2017|

Find the Perfect Match

Now it is even easier to choose and learn more about trees, shrubs, perennials, fruits and annuals for your containers and gardens. Take advantage of Sargent’s Plant Finder tool to research plants and add your favorites to a list. Print or [...]

April 26, 2017|