Great Gardens


Join our team of expert landscapers and horticulturists as we explore exciting new gardening trends, uncover tips and tricks for beautiful yards, learn how to help pollinators in our community, and discover what’s happening at the Garden Center! These helpful, easy-to-read articles are great way to get inspired for your own garden and yard and include detailed information on how to maintain plants, help the environment, and keep up with what’s happening here at Sargent’s. Visit whenever you’d like or sign up to get notified when new articles come out!

It’s Japanese Beetle Season…

When the Japanese beetle and its grubs move into our lawns and gardens and begin feasting on our raspberry bushes, grapevines, linden trees, roses bushes, and other beloved plants they can devastate our plants and frustrate us mightily. These [...]

July 11, 2022|

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! Here we will [...]

July 6, 2022|

4 Great Reasons to Install a Pondless Waterfall

Pondless Waterfall in Action We love a great water feature and are head over heels with this pondless waterfall...designed and installed by our MNLA professionals in 2021, it's bringing incredible enjoyment to the homeowners in Red Wing and we're [...]

June 22, 2022|

Incredible Pollinator Perennials

Pycnanthemum muticum Short-toothed Mountain Mint Rising Star of Pollinator Plants Short-toothed Mountain Mint is a rising star in the world of pollinator-friendly plants. It's not as well-known as other 'top ten' plants for pollinators--like milkweed, echinacea, salvia--but [...]

June 9, 2022|

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|

Winter Pruning

It's cold out in our area right now, so jumping outside to do yard work probably isn't front of mind for most folks, but Winter is actually a great time of year to prune many trees and shrubs. Pruning has [...]

February 2, 2022|

Enjoying Winter in the Garden

Allium, dogwood, and native grasses give beauty to all seasons… When we plant, we love to plant with all seasons in mind. The first growth in spring is exciting and green, the colors of flowers and foliage in the summer [...]

December 21, 2021|


How can we brighten your Holidays?

We encourage you to visit the garden center this season to explore our full Holiday offerings and connect with our team of experts. Our team is on hand to help with any questions you have, and can take your order for custom flocking, container arrangements, and custom holiday memorials.

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