The long winter is almost behind us and as the snow has melted, there have been a few surprises left for us to find! While the snow was a great insulator for plants, it unfortunately also caused many of our animal friends to become very hungry due to buried food sources. Therefore, a favorite option… Read more »
There’s just nothing better than eating fresh greens and veggies that were grown right in your backyard, from the labor of your own hard work. If you are a vegetable gardener, you have likely been harvesting some colorful veggies for quite some time by this point in the growing season. Sadly though, we are coming… Read more »
While most homeowners strive to have attractive landscapes all year long, that isn’t easily achieved during a South Dakota winter. However, there’s a few plants that provide color and interest, even during the cold season. Over the last year or so we have seen increased interest in evergreens. The texture of the needles, rich hues… Read more »
After a bitter winter like we’ve had, it’s not surprising to see many plants that have died from winter kill. You may be wondering what that exactly is and why it would happen… here’s the scoop on winter kill. Winter kill occurs for a variety of reasons. This year, the main source was the cold… Read more »
It may be cold and snow is still covering the ground but we are ready for spring here at Parkview! We’ve been seeing green for over a month in our greenhouses, and at this point, we are eagerly waiting for the warmer days when we start seeing green outside too. We have been receiving all… Read more »
The days are growing shorter and the nights longer, and our gardens have officially been put to bed. Do not despair, though, the 2018 gardening season starts in roughly 17 short weeks. Winter is an important time for plants. During the growing season, plants spent much of their time preparing for this time of slumber…. Read more »
The temps are cooler and the days are shorter, tis the season for our fresh winter greens and arrangements. Although many of you are dreading the long cold winter months ahead, warm your home with a beautiful Birch Bundle that can be kept inside or outside. What you will need for this easy, inexpensive winter… Read more »
It’s late fall and many plants are preparing to sleep this winter. If you’re wondering what you can continue to care for, the following several varieties will thrive in your home and soothe your green thumb. We will soon be receiving one of our favorite Christmas flowers, Amaryllis bulbs. These tall stalks with huge flowers… Read more »
Mini Fairy Garden Workshop
Kids can make their own mini fairy garden and leave the mess here!
Learn how to build a terrarium with this fun workshop, all supplies and one plant option included.