It’s 2019 and you no longer need a yard to be a gardener. Starting out with the right materials makes is important for the success of your patio garden. A good quality potting soil, fertilizer, and the right container can make all the difference. Remember that plants in containers have to rely on the gardener […]
Spruce, Norway Gold DriftLime green new growth turns golden when exposed to the sun. Trained on a stake to show cascading branches. Naturally forms a groundcover. 12-15 feet tall, 2 feet wide.Spruce, Engelmann Brush’s LaceWeeping, blue-green variety. 6-10 feet tall, 4 feet wide.Spruce, Colorado AvatarAvatar is a striking powder-blue selection with distinctive branching. 20 feet […]
A secluded retreat at East Campus in LincolnReconnecting with the Natural WorldStep 1: Disconnect Take back your yard: it’s not about the neighbors anymore. It’s about creating a restorative outdoor retreat to find a little peace. There are countless studies about the connection between connecting to the natural world and mental health and performance. Spending […]
The Emerald Ash Borer has officially been discovered in Lincoln which means there are about 14,000 public trees and 40,000-50,000 trees on private property that will need to be evaluated and treated or removed. To help you make the best choices for your property, here is a collection of resources about the Emerald Ash Borer […]
Growing plants on the Great Plains can be tough. Extreme temperatures in the summer are hard on landscapes, and severe drought cycles are a normal part of life here. Follow these guidelines to help protect your investments and create a beautiful, thriving landscape. Remember this is a place to start, water needs will vary and […]
The Monarch, one of our favorite backyard visitors, is disappearing. Their habitat ranges the 3,000 miles they travel on their annual migration from their winter home in Mexico up to Canada. They need a steady supply of blooming plants to fuel their long journey, access to which has been broken up by miles of monoculture […]
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