Selecting Native Plants and Seed for Your Property – Growing Zones

Bre Bauerly Plants, Pollinators, Prairies, Seed Mixes, tips, wildflowers

Many gardeners are used to shopping for those hardy perennial plants according to their growing zone. We have such a unique set of challenges with growing and overwintering plants in Minnesota and the Midwest. Something a lot of people don’t know is that native plants, don’t go by zone – they go by historical range data. So instead of assigning …

The Nature Conservancy – Prairie Restoration Guide

Bre Bauerly Prairies

Planning and preparing for a restoration project can seem like a daunting task. Luckily, there are a lot of resources out there to help you get started. This week, we are featuring the Prairie Restoration Guides from the Nature Conservancy. These comprehensive guides can assist anyone from the backyard gardener to a farmer looking to transform cropland into a conservation …