Russian Sage

May 29th, 2019|Perennial Highlilght, This Week At Bauer's|

Russian Sage is much loved for its stunning color and long bloom time in the summer garden.  Plants form a bushy upright clump of grayish leaves that are lacy and fragrant.  Spikes of rich violet-blue flowers appear in high summer, continuing into late fall.  An extremely versatile garden plant, Russian Sage loves hot, sunny sites [...]

Prairie Drop Seed Grass

May 22nd, 2019|Perennial Highlilght, This Week At Bauer's|

Prairie Drop Seed was one of the major components of the Midwestern prairie, and it’s now a popular landscape plant—with good reason.  It is perhaps the most ornamental of the native prairie grasses and grows in a clumping shape with deep green narrow leaves that arch downward. In July, Prairie Drop Seed sends up numerous [...]

Mosquito-Repelling Plants

May 20th, 2019|The Bauer's Blog|

Warm summer nights on the patio are loads of fun, but nobody likes waking up the next morning to itchy mosquito bites all over. Fortunately, as gardeners, we have the skills needed to find natural solutions to these irritating pests. Rather than using chemicals, we can grow plants that naturally and safely repel mosquitoes. [...]

This Week at Bauer’s Market & Garden Center | May 20, 2019

May 20th, 2019|This Week At Bauer's|

Have You Heard?Bauer's is hosting both a succulent workshop and a herb workshop!  Check our online calendar, grab a friend, and register before they're full.  Click photos below for additional workshop info and to register.  Registration and payment required. Please send us an email and let us know what workshops you'd like to see and [...]

Monarda ‘Bee Balm’

May 15th, 2019|Perennial Highlilght, This Week At Bauer's|

These plants explode with very large frilly flowers just as summer begins.  Bee Balm comes in a variety of colors including, this stunning blue {Blue Stocking} and Bubblegum Blast; red Monarda will be restocked next week with Pardon Me Cerise and Cherry Pops.  Pollinators love these colorful, large blooms!  Monarda is very attractive to bees, [...]


May 13th, 2019|The Bauer's Blog|

Mulching is one of those amazing gardening techniques that requires a little bit of effort at first, but ends up saving you a ton of time and energy down the road. If you’re unfamiliar with mulching, it’s basically the application of a thick layer of loose material over a garden bed to cover bare [...]

This Week at Bauer’s Market & Garden Center | May 13, 2019

May 13th, 2019|This Week At Bauer's|

Voting Open through May 18Once again, the La Crosse Tribune is hosting their Best of the Best contest.  Bauer's Market has been honored to be a TWO TIME WINNER in the Best Garden Center category!  Now in the third year of the contest, Bauer's is in the following categories this season: Best Garden Center; Best [...]

Weekend Forecast at Bauer’s Market & Garden Center | May 11, 2019

May 11th, 2019|This Week At Bauer's|

Bauer's Busy Bees, Spring seriesThe Bauer's Busy Bees Mother's Day event is this weekend!  Here is your chance to grab the kids, do something fun, AND get a Mother's Day gift! Join Bauer's Busy Bee host, Kaitlyn, on Saturday, May 11 from 8a-10a {open house style} OR 12p-2p and your kiddos will be able to [...]

Itoh Peony ‘Scarlet Heaven’

May 7th, 2019|Perennial Highlilght, This Week At Bauer's|

A sure showstopper, 'Scarlet Heaven' is captivatingly beautiful and amazingly hardy.  This is a rare red Itoh Peony featuring enormous flower size, color, and form!  Sought after by collectors, it's easy to grow and resistant to disease and cold temperatures.  Blooming in late spring, 'Scarlet Heaven' produces striking huge single blooms with deep scarlet petals [...]


May 7th, 2019|The Bauer's Blog|

Mint is by far one of our favorite summer herbs to grow in the garden, but did you know it’s actually a perennial? That’s right, this fragrant and delicious plant is incredibly hardy and will sprout back up year after year, for endless summers full of exotic dishes, mojitos & mint juleps, salads, and [...]