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Top Tips for Spring Ephemerals
1. Spring ephemerals are best planted in fall Spring-blooming perennials, especially in the bare root form, are best planted in...Read more
No Mow Fact Sheet
Prairie Nursery’s No Mow Lawn Seed Mix is a specially designed blend of six slow-growing fine fescue grasses. The balanced...Read more
About Using No Mow with Annual Rye
Planting Steep Slopes and Erosion Prone Sites with No Mow Lawn Seed Mix We recommend using No Mow with Annual...Read more
Planting Under Black Walnut Trees
We’re often asked about planting under Black Walnut trees. Black Walnut trees are difficult to live with as the tree roots exude the toxin Juglone, which permeates the soil and prevents many...
Strategic Planting to Combat Invasisves:Wild Ginger Repels Garlic Mustard
Introduced from Europe as a food plant, Garlic Mustard is a serious concern in forests across North America. While it is edible for people, this rampant invasive it is not a food source for local...
Versatile Sedges for Lawn and Garden
At Prairie Nursery we’ve been growing and selling native sedges for more than 20 years, and finally these gardenworthy perennials are receiving the attention they so richly deserve. Sedges (Carex...
Seed Mix Establishment Guide: Intro
Establishing a native plant seed mix is a long-term investment in your landscape, which requires careful planning. The variety of...Read more
Seed Mix Establishment: When to Seed
We recommend fall seeding, whenever possible, but spring is also a good time. TIME ADVANTAGES DISADVANTAGES FALL Sept 1 until...Read more