Delightful Daffodils

Delightful Daffodils

Whether in your garden or in a vase on the table, nothing says springtime like daffodils! The colors are so bright and cheery, even on the rainiest spring days daffodils can bring a smile to anyone’s face! Want to grow them yourself? Anything and everything you...
Spring Fever

Spring Fever

All this sunshine and fast-melting snow is making me anxious to get out in the garden! How about you? Though it might be a bit too early to dig into the gardens, there are some things you can do now to get a head-start on the season and maybe even get your hands a...
Native Plants for Pollinators

Native Plants for Pollinators

We all know that native plants serve many great purposes. They filter groundwater and remove contaminants, they provide habitat and food for birds, and they help prevent erosion. But there are several native plants that benefit our native pollinator populations as...
What Is The Best Way To Care For Succulents?

What Is The Best Way To Care For Succulents?

Succulents have become the new craze in the plant world.  Their easy care and interesting foliage make them attractive to gardeners and plant novices alike. We often get asked, “What is the best way to care for a succulent?”.  Here are a few tips. Use a...
Understanding and Caring for Apple Trees

Understanding and Caring for Apple Trees

As home gardening becomes more popular, small fruit trees are also gaining popularity.  Apples are wonderful first trees to start in your yard-so this blog post focus will be on tips and information to help you understand and care for your trees. PLANTING – When...
Pollinators & The Plants They Love

Pollinators & The Plants They Love

Pollinators are essential to the food we eat, and the flowers we love.  Without them, we wouldn’t have coffee, apples, chocolate, grapes, tomatoes, and the list goes on and on!  So how do pollinators go about this daily task?  Watch this short video clip to see...
And The 2018 MNLA Award Goes To…

And The 2018 MNLA Award Goes To…

…PLEASANT VIEW GARDENS!!!! Pleasant View Gardens was recently honored with an MNLA Award for Excellence in Garden Landscape. A panel of practicing professionals in landscape education, landscape architecture and horticulture judged each entry based upon quality...