A love affair with conifers

December 31, 2014
Nothing is so quintessentially winter in Minnesota as snow on pines. Sharon Quale’s garden, just on the outskirts of Eagle Bend, is a series of picture perfect postcards, especially in winter when a dusting of white punches up the contrast ...

In Your Garden: Smart Conifers

March 1, 2013
Winter is tough on trees.  The ground freezes so they can’t get a drink, and the winds zip around drying up what little moisture there is.  Also, snow can be heavy.  That’s why deciduous trees shed their leaves.  We have ...