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Fall is the best time to plant flower bulbs in Minnesota. But when you are looking at their papery skins at the garden center, how will you know what blossoms will reward you in the spring? Here are nine gorgeous spring perennials that you can plant every weekend until Halloween.
Boisterous daffodils announce the new season in a with a bright yellow trumpet. They are easy to cultivate and come back year after year.
Pale blue, heart-shaped, with a white center, this early spring bloom is originally from the alpine regions of Crete, Cyprus, and Turkey.
These ultraviolet trumpets grow in clumps and will reward you with a carpet of color in the spring.
This uncommon bulb is known for its checkered or mosaic pattern, reminiscent of the feathered texture of the Guinea Hen.
The beauty of irises is, without question, their painterly violet petals with a shock of yellow, which inspired Vincent Van Gough to start a series of groundbreaking flower paintings.
These precocious flowers are among the first sign of spring in Minnesota, thrusting their blooms through the crust of snow.
White, bell-like flowers look elegant against the snow in the final weeks of winter.
Delicate petals dance in an early spring breeze.
And finally, tulips. Treasured for their beauty, tulips come in over 3,000 registered varieties.
Step-by-step guide to planting fall flower bulbs in Minnesota. Once planted, most bulbs need little maintenance and will reward you with a show of color every spring.
To turn sap into syrup you'll need space to store lots of sap, a propane stove, time, and some basic equipment.
Eager for Spring? Making maple syrup in your backyard is a great way to enjoy the outdoors while you're waiting for the snow and ice to melt. Step one: collect the sap.
The patio is one of the most important features of your outdoor living area. It’s important to plan carefully, choose the right materials, and above all, build a compact and secure base before installing pavers, stone, or concrete.