By Chris Kaufenberg Summer brings produce season to Pahl’s Market! Sweet corn and peppers and beans, oh my! With over 1000 acres of farmland we always have an assortment of fresh picked homegrown vegetables available in the market. Summertime sweet fresh fruit cools the days. The muskmelon and watermelon are mouth watering. We also have [...]
By Ted Maro The use of trees, shrubs and perennials will add variety and depth to your landscape. This combination will bring interest spring, summer, fall and winter. We all know how long our Minnesota winters can last, so don’t hesitate to layer your landscape so it is attractive all year. Trees can [...]
Dear Dee: I have three medium shrubs in front of my home. One of the shrubs began to turn brown on one side. I have continuously watered the shrub but still it remains brown. What can I do to salvage this shrub? Answer: One thing you didn’t mention—what types of shrubs are [...]
I brought some viburnum bushes for a screen from my neighbors. I was told that they grow very fast. I were not expecting for the leaves to drop. I’m wondering if this is because it is the first year? I am also wondering what other bushes will compliment them? I’m thinking they’re not going to [...]
We just bought our first home. Now that the snow has melted, we are just finding out what our yard has in store for us. We have a real sponge of a yard in one corner of the house where the neighbors tell us they heard there is an underground river. Is there any kind of bushes we can plant that will help absorb some of the water? We are going to build a retaining wall in that area and some nice bushes with that purpose would be great.
In the landscaping in front of our house we have lots of ants in our dirt. When I transplanted a hosta there was a ton of ants in the dirt. Is this harmful to my shrubs? How can I get rid of them?