May is my favorite time of year. By this time I have my gardens pretty well cleaned up and I can begin to think about all the beautiful annuals I will add this year. Containers are a favorite of mine and each year I try to make them different. Let me share some of my […]
April is the month of great change in our gardens. It is also a huge change at Pahl’s Market. We have the greenhouses filling up with beautiful plants and the market is bursting at the seams with all kinds of treasures. All of our favorite seasonal staff is returning and we begin again.
Let’s warm up! March brings us a variety of temperatures and a mixed bag of precipitation. We can enjoy calm warm sunny days and survive blasting cold winds with raging snow in the same month. I think that is what makes Minnesota folks so tough and adaptable. One sure reprieve from the weather is the […]
What does a gardener do during the winter in Minnesota? Well, we have a few choices. We can curl up with a good gardening magazine by a cozy fire. We can also start to look over all the seed catalogs coming in the mail this month. January is a good time to do some planning […]
I know, this is a gardening article, but isn’t December the month to eat cookies? What a glorious, festive time of year. Yum! In reality, it’s a lovely time of year to decorate for the season with fresh evergreens and a little Holiday bling! We carry a full line of fresh evergreens for you to […]
Though November fills our thoughts with wonderful turkey dinners and great family times, at Pahl’s we are already in the busy Christmas mode. Our decorative evergreens are arriving, the market looks like a Christmas wonderland, we begin the sprucetip workshops, and the production of our custom line of Christmas pots is in full swing. The […]
October is beautiful Autumn color, raking leaves, chilly evenings, cozy fires, soup in the crockpot, pumpkins and mums by your front door, Halloween treats, and time to slow down and settle in for the season ahead. I love October!! It just feels good to enjoy the change.
All right, we know you may want to relax and get cozy by a warm fire as nights cool down. Gardening chores are really at a minimum in September. Some things are slowing down but others are just taking off. Watch for asters, turtlehead, and perennial mums to begin to bloom. The vine “Hops” forms […]
August is the month to sit in the shade with a glass of ice tea and observe the mature garden you have brought to life again this year. Gardens are amazing as they change and grow all summer. A few of my favorite long blooming perennials are now in full swing. Rudbeckia Goldstrum (black-eyed susan) […]
Welcome to sunny July. Here we go with the height of summer. Barbecues, root beer floats, smores, and colorful gardens. Life is good! In July we begin to enjoy the benefits of our spring garden chores. Your annual flowers should be thriving and beautiful, and your vegetable gardens will be bringing food to the table.