Alder The Prairie Horizon

Alder: The Prairie Horizon

My brain is still on the topic of less known and newer trees. So, lets talk about Prairie Horizon Alder. Have you ...

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Savannah Ruby Grass Blog Photo

Savannah Rubies

When it comes to containers, we often discuss thrillers, fillers, and spiller; the three main criteria for a perfect ...

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Bridal Wreath Spirea Blog Photo

Bridal Wreath Spirea

Have you ever noticed that we take things for granted? As I started this post, I was wondering what I would say about...

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Honey Locust Blog Photo

Honey Locust: Locust of the Prairies

Am I talking about what John the Baptist ate in the desert? Honey and Locust? No, this is a new-to-Manitoba tree that...

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Silver Feather Grass Blog Photo

Silver Feather Grass: The Silver Maiden

The Silver Feather Maiden reed grass (What a name!) is a plant that leaves many breathless. With its towering blades,...

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Love Lies Bleeding Amaranth

Love Lies Bleeding Amaranth: The Tragic Love Story

Love Lies Bleeding, also known as Amaranth, is a gorgeous plant getting monstrously ta...

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Virgina Creeper Blog Photo

Virgina Creeper: The Creepy Crawler

I remember going for a car ride with my parents through Mitchell when I was around 15 years old. I was just beginning...

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Spirea Not Just A Filler Blog Photo

Spirea: Not Just Filler

The Spirea is a humble plant, it is often overlooked and under thought. Did you know t...

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Need A Rose

Need a Rose?

The Rose has to be the most iconic garden shrub of all. There is something classic, tr...

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