We’ve put together a spring color guide – a list of some plants found in Minnesota and how to spot them by appearance—particularly their flowers.
Planting trees that are ornamental and unusual make lovely additions to the yards and gardens of those looking for variety. These trees produce beautiful, vibrant colors throughout spring, summer, fall and often even winter.
It is spring time again and you will now see Minnesota’s trees, shrubs and bushes blooming and adding color to what has been a dull winter landscape. We’ve put together a list of some of the breeds that can be found in Minnesota and how to spot them by appearance—particularly their flowers.
Below are some of the more popular shade trees that will take well to Minnesota soil.
If you’ve been looking for unique trees to add to your tree-centric landscaping, here are several trees that will fit nicely into many Minnesota landscapes.
Leaf pigments are used by trees to capture photons from sunlight that drive the photosynthetic machinery that turns light energy into chemical energy. The key pigments used by trees are called chlorophyll A and chlorophyll B. While both pigments absorb photons from different wavelengths of light from throughout the spectrum, we see the light that…