Plants

You can’t call it a landscape without plants. But deciding on what type to include around the area must be done right in the design phase. Whether you are in the designing phase or simply needs a revamp of the current landscaped area, Designscape can help you. We offer plant installation for existing and new construction landscapes. Our advantage is that we always work with nature, and not against it. So we mostly use plant species native to Minnesota.

Blooming Garden with Perennials

Plants Perennials often dominate a landscape because they’re just so beautiful, especially with nice combination of these plants. We can help you choose perennials that bloom in specific time of the year. Phlox Prairie, Strawberry Wood, and Spiderwort Prairie will give beauty in April to May. The Swamp Milkweed, Prairie onion, and Rattlesnake Master will bloom in July to August. Meanwhile, Russian Sage, Sedum “Autumn Joy,” and Blue Vervain will grace a yard up to September. Unlike annuals, these perennials will die down but will always grow back the next growing season. That means less hassle on replanting and enjoying the changing set of flowers.

Perfect Vines for the Outdoors

Put a natural touch to your trellis, gazebo, or pergola with flowering vines, like honeysuckle, hydrangea, and trumpet vine. For all you wine lovers, having fruit-bearing vines, like plants in the grape variety, specifically Frontenac, Somerset Seedless, Marquette, Kay Gray, and Swenson Red can be reminiscent of napa valley.

Provide Beautiful Accents with Shrubs

Plants Most shrubs are used for borders and foundations. Take for example the American Hazelnut, Juniper, Winterberry Jim Dandy, and Red Sprite. Some shrubs are loved for their fruits, like in the case of Gooseberry, Currant, Raspberry, and Serviceberry. Shrubs like the popular Sumac Gro-Low Fragrant are included to attract the sight and the sound of beautiful birds and butterflies.

Trees for Fruit and Shade

Plant installation can never be completed without trees. Besides keeping the soil healthy, these can be real treasures for the years to come. Some provide fruit treats, while others offer shade and fresh summer air. Plums, Pear, Peach, Cherry, Apricot, and Apple trees are among the most popular.

All the mentioned varieties are suitable for the Minnesota winter, and these are just few of the thousands of choices. We highly recommend going native because these have been made to survive and thrive in the state’s type of climate and soil. Plants sourced from other areas tend to die, get diseases, or imbalance nature. But there are special cases when non-natives are okay for a landscape. We will help you make the right decision by providing you the best choices for your yard.

Plants

Right Types of Plants for Your Landscape

With Designscape, we work with nature and design the plant installation in a way that’s most physically appealing without compromising your time and money for care and maintenance. To do this, we always carefully survey a site and determine the plantings that will look and work best for each piece of land. We can also install mature specimens or can start with small containers. There are pros and cons. But let’s see what works best in your case. After all, our aim is to lavish your yard with enough plants to satisfy your plans for the area. Give us a call so that we can immediately start the planning process.

We Provide Services to the Following Cities and Towns in MN:

  • Minneapolis, MN
  • Burnsville, MN
  • Bloomington, MN
  • Eagan, MN
  • Eden Prairie, MN
  • Savage, MN
  • Apple Valley, MN
  • Minnetonka, MN
  • Edina, MN
  • St Paul, MN
  • Lakeville, MN
  • Prior Lake, MN