This Week at Bauer’s Market | October 22, 2018

October 23rd, 2018|This Week At Bauer's|

Plant Spring Color NOW!  Enjoying early spring color is as easy as planting bulbs this fall.  Dig, drop, done… it’s that simple!  Make it even easier on yourself and use an auger attached to your drill and you won’t even have to bend or shovel a thing!  Spring blooming bulbs require a period of cold-temperature [...]

Tendering Plants Indoors

October 22nd, 2018|The Bauer's Blog|

Most of us have a bit of a bittersweet relationship with winter - it’s hard to say no to a delicious gingerbread cookie or a hug-in-a-cup mug of hot apple cider. But, when we start to feel a chill in the air, we all know that our gardens are getting ready to pack up shop [...]

This Week at Bauer’s Market | October 7, 2018

October 10th, 2018|This Week At Bauer's|

We're crazy for Crocus! Enjoying early spring color is as easy as planting bulbs this fall.  Dig, drop, done... it's that easy!  Make it even easier on yourself and use an auger attached to your drill and you won't even have to bend or shovel a thing!  Spring blooming bulbs require a period of cold-temperature [...]

Houseplants for Kids

September 11th, 2018|The Bauer's Blog|

We like our houseplants for all our adult reasons: they’re a snippet of green in our busy lives, they look amazing and really spruce up a room, and they even help to keep our home a little healthier and cleaner while staying up to date on a few of the coolest decor trends. While these [...]

Watering Tips

July 31st, 2018|The Bauer's Blog, This Week At Bauer's|

Watering Plants While Away A week's vacation at the beach might be a welcome break for you, but the absence of a doting gardener can wreak havoc on your indoor and outdoor plants. Here are some tools, tips and techniques that will help plants thrive while you're away, so you can come home from your [...]

Edible Gardening with Kids

July 7th, 2018|The Bauer's Blog|

“To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow.” - Audrey Hepburn Most of our kids seem to be drawn to the dirt like it is a magnet. We can’t keep them out of it, and why should we? Even as adults, most of us find something special out in our gardens with some dirt [...]

Aphids 101

June 22nd, 2018|The Bauer's Blog|

“If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles.” - Sun Tzu (The Art of War) Aphids rank right up there with mosquitoes as the most hated local insects. They might not be as destructive as some other pests that we can face on occasion, [...]

Perennial Blooming Calendar

June 18th, 2018|The Bauer's Blog|

“Time will pass and seasons will come and go.” - Roy Bean Throughout the gardening season, we want our yards to be full of perfect perennials from start to finish. The warmer weather and longer days has us eager to enjoy our outdoor spaces - and we delight in having beautiful blooms [...]

Breaking Down Zones

June 12th, 2018|The Bauer's Blog|

“Knowledge is power.” - Sir Francis Bacon Surviving a Minnesota winter isn’t easy, and we often spend most of it bundled up indoors. We shield ourselves with warm fires and central heating, encased in a tropical bubble so unlike what is going on outdoors. As cozy as we are with the help of modern [...]

Bauer’s Container Garden University: Compatibility

May 29th, 2018|The Bauer's Blog|

“Working together is success.” - Henry Ford Your container is it’s own enclosed world. All the plants living in it have to share space and resources with each other, and it is impossible to make more room. Your unassuming flowers are each working hard to get as much sunlight, water, nutrients, and space as [...]