Planning a pollinator garden this season or next? Here is a list of some of my favorite pollinator plants for zone 4. If you have been wondering what to plant, where to plant it, and which pollinators benefit from it- check out this list. It has all the good info you’ll need to plan your…

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Don’t be confused by the plethora of different compost bins on the market. There are so many different styles and sales pitches out there. Honestly, almost any system will work – as long as you’re going to actually use it! This could be a wooden structure, a tumbler, a wire bin, or a pile in your yard. The key is…

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We live in Minnesota, gardening zone 4. Growing seasons are short, but we can do all sorts of planning and prep inside! I have twin 4 year olds, so they’ll probably “help” me with these, but they’re totally fun for adults too! Here are 3 projects you can work on this winter.

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Chickens have been a garden companion since the dawn of time (don’t look up that fact, I made it up) But really…Chickens are a great addition to any urban or rural yard. They have the obvious benefits of providing eggs and meat to humans, but did you know that they also help keep our gardens…

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Grow fresh, nutrient dense, Microgreens at home! It’s easy, and fun to have something green in your windowsill all winter long. Check out this quick video I made to show you how quick and simple it is to grow them. We grow them at our urban farm, Northland Farm, but in the video I am…

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I recently attended the Wild Ones Native Plant Conference, where my knowledge of Native Plants was far expanded! I feel very benefited from the conference and so I went through my materials to gleam some information to share with you all, about why native plantings are so important, and why Sacred Space Gardens is choosing…

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Do you have an unruly shrub? A rose bush that wont bloom well? An apple tree with crossing limbs? I lilac that has gotten too big? A floppy bush? It’s probably time to prune. Pruning is crucial to the health of our woody plants: Shrubs, bushes, trees. It is important that pruning is done correctly…

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It’s easy to say that your garden is a place for beauty and to bring you joy, but when we dig deeper into the reasons we keep gardens and what they’re role in our world, is we need to look at the creatures that utilize gardens a lot more than we do. In fact, they…

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Last summer we desperately needed a truck as job requests were getting larger and we were getting busier. Running a gardening business out of my Toyota RAV4 was getting ridiculous. Then we bought this stupid, rusted out, POS: the white truck.  

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