Betony, Stachys officinalis ‘Hummelo’

April 3rd, 2019|Perennial Highlilght, This Week At Bauer's|

A stunning choice for the Perennial Plant Association's Plant f the Year 2019!  The PPA states, "As trouble-free and dependable as it is eye-catching", and we completely agree.  A wealth of rose-lavender spikes throughout summer are particularly fabulous in massed plantings. Hummel means bumblebee in German - appropriate for this pollinator magnet - as well [...]

Winter Burn in Evergreens

April 2nd, 2019|The Bauer's Blog|

It’s no secret that Minnesota is prone to harsh winter temperatures, especially this past winter. As much of a relief as it is when the snow begins to melt, many of us may notice our evergreens and arborvitae have some rusty areas that appear dead. This is called “winter burn”, or “winter kill”, and it [...]