Those of you who have visited us recently have seen our tremendous selection of fall-blooming mums in all colors & sizes. Did you know that we grew every one of them? Over 8,000 [...]
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Halloween continues to gain on Christmas over recent years as THE holiday for decorating, and we’re joining in! Find all you need at Heyden's Gardens to host a scary-good time at your home. [...]
Hydrangeas are an immensely popular group of plants. There are so many different types, each with its own specific care and maintenance considerations, that many gardeners feel confused and overwhelmed. Let’s take a [...]
Continuing our theme of deer-resistant plants, here we address woody landscape plants (trees and shrubs) that are resistant to deer browsing. Below you'll find our top list of deer resistant trees and shrubs. [...]
The Sugar Maple (Acer saccharum) is our official Wisconsin state tree. With its stately habit, durable wood, and blazing autumn color, it is a fitting choice in many landscapes. It's an exceptional landscape [...]
Dealing with our large population of deer in southeastern Wisconsin can be a challenge. While they are lovely to observe in the wild, they are infuriating to observe up close in our gardens [...]
Gardening for kids is a very popular family activity to get them active and engages in nature. And, naturally, kids love to play in dirt and water. Every gardener knows we’ve got plenty [...]
My friend Cheryl calls Beebalm her “fireworks” plant and prizes it as the highlight of her 4th of July garden. Its unusual flower heads are a whorl of showy fire-engine red, funnel-shaped flowers [...]