6 Spring Blooming Natives for Our Pollinators

By Rylee Osterberg, Education Intern Wisconsin is known for its lush forests and rolling pastures. But did you know that some of the most ecologically sustainable plants in Wisconsin are the ones found on the forest floor and on the side of the road? Native woodland plants are already adapted to the local climate because […]

5 Tips to Help You Start Your Native Garden

By Kate Miller, Horticulturist If you read our recent blog post on why incorporating native plants into your garden or landscape is so important, you’re ready to get some practical tips on how to plant native flowers, grasses, trees, shrubs, etc. Designing gardens and landscapes with native plants is a great step toward supporting your […]

5 Pollinator Plants You Should Put in Your Veggie Patch

By Seth Heder, Horticulturist As worldwide insect populations continue to decline, it remains ever important to provide shelter and sustenance for butterflies, bees and flies which help our orchards and gardens. Fruits and vegetables such as cucumbers, squash, pumpkins, peppers, zucchini, strawberries, apples and tomatoes all rely on insects to pollinate and help them create […]

Wedded Bliss & Blooms: Ashley & Brandon

August 18, 2018 | Hendrickson Johnson Woodland Garden, Donald J. Schneider Family Grand Garden & Cowles Terrace Q: How did you two meet? A (Ashley): We’re originally from a small town in the Upper Peninsula. We met through mutual friends and the first nine months of our relationship was long distance as he was finishing […]