Wild Hair Plants

Wild Hair Plants Wild hair is the name of the game in this blog. I love using plants in the landscape that have interesting textures and colors.  When combined together they provide us with some of the best choices in the landscape world.  I thought I would share a...

Landscape Bushes on a Stick for Simple Structure

Bushes on a Stick are In! Landscape trees on a stick are perfect for making an impact in the landscape.  Horticulturists recognize these bush/sticks as a tree on a standard.  In layman’s terms, these are basically bushes glued to the top of a tree stem through a...

How Covid-19 changed the Landscape Industry in 2020

The Opposite of What We Thought…. Covid-19 came on out of nowhere and it brought with it amazing opportunities in the Landscape Industry.  At first, we all thought the year was shot.  In fact, many were so scared they thought landscaping might collapse in...

Awesome Plants with a Flaw (industry mislabeling on purpose?)

Awesome Plants with a Flaw (industry mislabeling on purpose?) As a landscape designer, I plant a lot of awesome plants, and over time it had become aware to me that the nursery industry seems to have a knack for mislabeling.  Their sole motivating for this is to cover...

Do you love the Desert SW Landscape? If so, Try these favorites.

Desert SW Style Plants for Minnesota I love the colors and textures of the native SW desert Landscape.  I dig it so much that I try to add some of that flare into my landscape designs up here in Minnesota.  The things that really stand out in this style of the...