THE SARGENT’S NURSERY GREAT GARDENS BLOG
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!
Preparing Boxwoods and Evergreens for Winter
Simple Protection. Boxwoods are wonderful landscape shrubs that are deer-resistant, easy to care for, and stay green all winter long! While Boxwoods are easy to grow and care for, we want to remind our Zone 4 folks in the [...]
Garlic | How to plant garlic in the fall.
Looking to learn how to plant garlic in the fall? Here's your guide! Read more about how to plant the two varieties of garlic we carry in September and October each year. Music German Red Italian variety was brought [...]
Focus on Watering into Autumn
Keep Watering Deep into Autumn When the first frost hits, our minds start wandering to winter and many of us tidy up our yards and gardens, and put them to rest in our minds. For some that means a tendency [...]
Cold weather Yard and Garden Prep
October 21, 2021 Protecting Houseplants & Annuals Widespread frost is likely for the next few nights, as temperatures fall into the 30s in Red Wing, so that means it's time to get serious about cold weather prep! If you happen to [...]
How to Plant Fall Bulbs for Spring Flowers
It may seem counter-intuitive to plant something in the Autumn that won't bloom for you until spring, but late September and into October is the really the best time for Zone 4b residents to plant many bulbs so they [...]
Aralia ‘Sun King’ for your Shade Garden
Looking for more plants for your shade garden? Despite its name, Aralia 'Sun King' is a brilliant shade-loving perennial that is ready to compliment your hostas, heucheras, astilbe and other woodland favorites! This yellow to chartreuse-leaved plant, with reddish stems, [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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