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 […]

Why You Should Plant Natives in Your Garden

By Kate Miller, Horticulturist Even as snow remains on the ground and cold temperatures linger, many of us are thinking about the upcoming gardening season. Whether you’re planning a landscape or garden from scratch or looking to enhance an existing one, you’ll want to consider incorporating native plants. Natives not only add aesthetic beauty to […]

5 (Healthy) Reasons Why You Should Garden This Year

By Rachel Mueller, Marketing & Communications Coordinator We recently highlighted some trends from the Garden Media Group’s latest Garden Trends Report, including how the indoors is steadily becoming the new outdoors and how Americans spend 93% of their time inside. Millennials are raising plants indoors, which is wonderful and needed, but the health benefits of […]