Minter Country Garden Blog

Made for the Shade

Made for the Shade

One of the most frequently asked questions we receive is: "What can I grow in a spot that doesn't get much sun?" Our first question in reply, however, is: "When does the area receive direct light?" Locations that do not receive direct sunlight between about 11am-4pm...

Pruning Evergreens

Pruning Evergreens

One of our biggest mistakes in landscaping is allowing trees to grow until they become so large they are overpowering. Overgrown trees are difficult to prune back hard and yet still keep them looking attractive. It’s also difficult to prune back new landscape plants,...

Pruning Fruit Trees

Pruning Fruit Trees

Ladies and gentlemen, sharpen your blades… it’s pruning time! Due to Covid we will unfortunately not be able to host our regular pruning sessions with Doug, Dave, and Brian, but with a little reading, a careful assessment of your trees and the right tools, you really...

Gifts for the Gardener (or Gardener at Heart) 2020

Gifts for the Gardener (or Gardener at Heart) 2020

When it comes to gift giving they say it’s the thought that counts and it’s true! Should you be stuck for ideas, however, we are happy to offer you several. No matter what kind of gardener is on your list, from ‘The Pro’ to ‘They Kill Plastic Plants’, we have a...