Monthly Archives: February 2012

Grasses that Changed Minnesota

A large part of Minnesota used to be tall and mixed grass prairie….it was a sea of grass in southern, and northwestern Minnesota. Today most of the prairie land is planted in corn and soybeans. We have moved from native … Continue reading

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Carex flacca ‘Blue Zinger’ Sedge

Northcreek Nursery features this blue sedge as a tough landscape plant. It is hardy in zone 4 and has lived many years at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum. Shown below is Carolyn, a landscape gardener preparing to mow this sedge for … Continue reading

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