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Garden Bloggers Bloom Day–January 15th

Welcome to the January 15th Garden Bloggers Bloom Day at Plant Exchange Blog. Here in South Dakota, the outdoor temperature is -1 degree Fahrenheit now and is not expected to reach Zero today. Indoors, we’re toasty warm and have several plants in bloom to show you. Christmas cactus began to bloom a couple of weeks … Continue reading

Keeping the Ability to See Nature’s Beauty

Thank you for visiting Plant Exchange. We are so fortunate to have loyal “Followers” and many who send us “Likes” and occasional comments. In over three years of our weekly posts, we have lots of plant topics and gardeners and other plant professionals featured here. Neil and Karen Faerber of Yankton have a country home … Continue reading

Partners Make Landscape Happen

When Yankton area Boys & Girls Club officials and Keep Yankton Beautiful board members work together for the good of youth, a needed project gets done. Picture Left: Jill Paulson is unit director of Yankton area Boys & Girls Club and beside her, Vanessa Merhib, executive director of Boys & Girls Club. Not pictured is … Continue reading

Best Trial Plants at McCrory Gardens 2017

  Dr. David Graper’s weekly newsletter contains the 2017 standout trial plants at McCrory Gardens in Brookings, South Dakota. See his copy below. Dr. Graper is a horticulturist at South Dakota State University and more of his articles are found at  www.Igrow.org. One of the plants menitoned is the Millinium allium. This is an example … Continue reading

Kouri Creates Home Yard Design

Welcome to Plant Exchange Blog. Today we’re treated to see a yard design that is years in the making. Greg and Jill Kouri of Yankton have created a yard to enhance their historic registry Craftsman style home. The yard was one of six featured in a 2017 lawn and garden tour sponsored by Missouri Valley … Continue reading

Hoffart Grows What He Likes

Welcome to Plant Exchange Blog. Today we get to see how a horticulturist designs his own yard! Horticulturist Stan Hoffart of Yankton has a special interest in trees and perennials and how plants fit in a space. He uses his own yard as a canvas. Missouri Valley Master Gardeners selected his yard for one of … Continue reading