September 16, 2019

Order a Fall Fiesta Sugar Maple Tree from Story Landscaping for your business or home.  Fall Fiesta Sugar Maple tree has an upright round habit. The thick, leathery, glossy green foliage turns orange, red and yellow in fall. This is definitely a vigorous, fast grower a...

May 6, 2019

Order a Black Walnut for your home or business from Story Landscaping.  The Black Walnut is a large tree that prefers deep, rich, moist soils. This tree will tolerate drier soils, but grows much more slowly under these conditions. Walnut trees are used for their nuts a...

May 1, 2019

Order an Autumn Gold Ginkgo for your home or business from Story Landscaping.  The common name of maidenhair tree refers to the resemblance of the fan-shaped leaves to maidenhair fern leaflets (pinnae). The 'Autumn Gold' is an all-male cultivar typically growing at mat...

April 17, 2019

If your landscape has limited space, but you need some vertical visual interest then these columnar trees and shrubs are just for you! 

Our Douglas Fir is a beautiful, tall growing, conical form tree with spreading horizontal branches that are quite flexible. Needles ar...

April 11, 2018

Learning About Soil Types

The size and proportion of clay, sand, or silt particles present in your garden soil influence its chemical and physical nature. 

They make it either heavy (wet and poorly drained), or light (dry and free-draining), and thus determine what plant...

October 4, 2017

Gardening can be a yearlong affair, when is includes planning, preparing, planting and caring.  And fall is an important time to prepare for beautiful plants next summer.

Here are 5 ways to prepare:

  1. Remove plant material, especially if it is diseased or has insects,...

September 5, 2017

If summer is for bright vibrant flowering plants, Indian summer is about the subtle beauty of fall favorites; mums, flowering kale, grasses and more.  Imagine it’s October, the sun is still warm on your face.  You can hear the rustling leaves blowing.  The sights, smel...

August 3, 2017

August can still be very hot and dry.  Here are some plant care tips to help your plants stay healthy in August heat and prepare some things for fall.

With temps in the 80s and 90s, plants, especially perennials, tend to dry out exceedingly quick. Make sure to monitor...

May 9, 2017

Here is your guide to pruning tress in Southern Minnesota. 

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