Tree Pruning Clinic in Lansford

Hands on tree pruning clinic in Lansford on May 7th from 6:30-8 pm at the North Park Playground. Bring your pruning shears, lopper or hand saw. Learn how to prune your trees correctly and safely. Instructed by Leslie Johnson, Bottineau County Forester, Assisted by Bottineau County Master Gardeners. Call Kitty @ 701-263-1922

We are getting excited!

Woo-hoo! It’s almost here! In 6 more days The Flower House Garden Center officially opens. We are excited because the sun is shining and the temperature is rising. And the flowers are starting to share their sunshine, also!   And lunch will soon be served!

Should I or shouldn’t I?

Spring is officially here. It is teasing us with rapidly disappearing snow and the occasional warm day. It is so tempting to get out and see what is brave enough to peek through after this miserable winter. While it is sooooo tempting to clear away the dead leaves and other debris and give those tiny …

Do you see what I see?

Mark and I made a quick trip down to the Mouse River Park this afternoon. Look what I found! A tough little heuchera peeking through last year’s foliage.

Who’s the Boss?

I’m not sure she was listening to me even then!

Easy being green!

It turned green this week! Thousands of liners came in and are waiting for transplant. Goldilocks Lysimachia are waiting to spill over the edge of a basket or pot. Isn’t this color gorgeous? Proven Winners Heuchera Dolce Cinnamon Curls. Have you ever rubbed the leaf of a lemon-scented geranium? Walk into Ruby’s House right now …

In like a Lion

Yesterday dawned at -32 degrees. But that is good news. In like a Lion, out like a Lamb, right? And it is official. Within the flimsy plastic walls of The Flower House Garden Center it is Spring! This afternoon I fired up the heaters. Tomorrow the girls get to get their hands dirty and start …