Like many Minnesotans, I had that one spot in my yard that was a mess — right by the deck in the backyard.
If your home is in need of a spring spruce-up, you might want to stop into Bachman’s Spring Revival Ideas House. Each room has its own unique theme and story, but is tied together with energetic color, fresh floral and other living greens.
It never fails. Those first 60-degree days of the year have people thinking about their lawns and gardens. It just so happens the first 60 degree day of this year came very early.
Larye from Minneapolis wants to know: Why don’t they fire the cannon off at Gopher football games anymore? This is something they did for years after every Gopher touchdown. Rod Wallace, the man who fired the cannon, retired after this past season.
Inside a huge green house in Lakeville, thousands of poinsettias are being packaged and ready to go. Dale Bachman, president and CEO of Bachman’s Floral, says the plants are destined for the Twin Cities metro area. “Our crop this year is about 85,000 total pots,” Bachman said. The most popular color is red, but Bachman says they have 32 other varieties as well.
Have you’ve been watering your garden a lot lately? Does it seem like your flowers are absorbing the water too quickly? According to Bachman’s Floral, weeds may be responsible for stealing a lot of that water and nutrients.
Thrillers, fillers and spillers. No, we’re not talking about the latest horror flick — those words actually refer to plants. Susie Bachman from Bachman’s Floral explains how they will help to make the perfect container garden.
Green thumbs know that after hours of gardening, knees can get sore. But there’s a new concept of gardening that will help.