We are getting toward the end of the gardening season, but there is still time to re-do a bed or undertake another garden renewal project. If watered properly, trees, shrubs and perennials will thrive, even when planted in October. The September/October issue of Northern Gardener includes a great article from Martin Stern of Squire House…

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We had too many tips to confine this post to just one day. Here are six more of the 13 best garden tips of 2013. What did you learn over the year? 8)    Beware of free plants. Martin Stern, the knowledgeable and creative proprietor of Squire House Gardens in Afton wrote an article in 2013,…

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Have you seen this beautiful orchid on the newsstands yet? It’s the July/August issue of Northern Gardener, which features a story on the use of purple (my favorite garden color!) in the garden by veteran writer Susan Davis Price. Photos by the wonderful Jennifer Simonson are of a St. Paul garden where the color purple…

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