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Minnesota Grown’s December Feature

Bauer's has been featured as one of Minnesota Grown's December Pick of the Month!  Click the photo below to read some great holiday decorating ideas.     https://minnesotagrown.com/pick-of-the-month/6-on-trend-ideas-for-your-holiday-decorations/

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Fall Lawn Care Tips

Lawn care does not stop when summer ends. To the contrary, when it comes to routine turf maintenance the late summer to early fall months are a critical time for cool season lawns. Cool season [...]

Homegrown Apples

“Surely the apple is the noblest of fruits.” - Henry David Thoreau Here in Minnesota, we are no strangers to the nobility of the apple that Thoreau wrote about many years ago. In fact, we [...]

First Kiss Apple

The University of Minnesota has done it yet again! The 27th variety released by the University of Minnesota’s fruit breeding program, ‘MN55’ (aka, ‘First Kiss’), will make its debut this fall.  The variety boasts a [...]


“There is no sincerer love than the love of food.” - George Bernard Shaw We were reminded by our parents to eat our vegetables and, in turn, we often find ourselves encouraging our own families [...]

Simple Tips to Prevent Window Strikes for our Feathered Friends

Cover Windows to Minimize Appearance When possible, use curtains, screens, awnings, or other types of window coverings to reduce the reflections in a window. This will be especially helpful during the late afternoon and evening [...]

Watering Tips

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 [...]

Powdery Mildew

We try to pick and nurture plants to be comfortable in our area, but can never totally take into account what the weather has in store for us every summer. Many garden problems are [...]


“If it could only be like this always - always summer, always alone, the fruit always ripe…” - Evelyn Waugh One of the fruits that has captured the attention of kitchens and gardens everywhere [...]

Edible Gardening with Kids

“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, [...]

Mosquito Proofing Your Yard

Most of us have our share of complaints about the insects and pests that come with the summer season, but few are so universally hated as the mosquito. Our favorite summer activities often involve [...]