In the Garden: Tips for June

In the Garden: Tips for June

June is the start of summer vacation, when America’s kids come to the garden to play, to romp, to enjoy life! June can be a very rewarding month for all of us, with strawberries ripening and cherries red, ripe, and plump. It can also stress us gardeners out, as it is the “last” good month […]

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In the Garden: Tips for April

In the Garden: Tips for April

Welcome to another spring in the garden! April is right around the corner and I have some tips for you. April is when the world around us erupts in colors of pinks, whites, lavenders, and light greens as flowers bloom and leaves push forth. Use these tips to get ahead of the game. Annuals Prepare […]

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Coming Soon – Plant of the Week

Coming Soon – Plant of the Week

Starting in March, we will be showcasing a different plant of the week, each week until mid-November. Our team has picked from their favorite annuals, perennials, grasses, shrubs, and trees. We have also decided to showcase some of our best sellers and some award winners as well. I tried to format each week’s plant pick […]

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Welcome KC ‘Infraray Red’ Scarlet Oak

Welcome KC ‘Infraray Red’ Scarlet Oak

As January comes to a close, we welcome another new tree to the Kansas City landscape, ‘Infraray Red’ Scarlet Oak. This a is a tree to add to landscapes. Another Grimm’s Gardens arboretum selection, ‘Infraray Red’ will outlast the autumn blaze maples, and out-color any oak on the market.  What do most buyers want when […]

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Beautiful Barks

Beautiful Barks

Every few years we have got to talk about barks. And I do not mean when a dog barks. Tree bark is often overlooked when selecting a tree for a landscape, but the decision making process for purchasing a tree should include bark as an aspect of a beautiful tree. Below are 12 trees and […]

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Welcome ‘Mr. America’ Whitebud

Welcome ‘Mr. America’ Whitebud

New trees for Kansas and Kansas City landscapes have arrived at Grimm’s Gardens! As I mentioned earlier, Doug Grimm has developed a number of trees for the landscapes of the Central Great Plains region, from Nebraska City, NE to south Kansas City, KS and MO, from Marysville, KS to Maryville, MO.    The first tree […]

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