Heyden’s Gardens Blog

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    Angelonia

    The National Garden Bureau has named 2024 The Year of the Angelonia. This is a well-deserved honor for an often overlooked and underutilized annual [...]

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    Lilacs (Syringa)

    The sweet fragrance of Lilac flowers is a scent beloved by almost everyone. Science has shown that our sense of smell is more [...]

  • Phenology When Bearded Iris bloom, transplant peppers and eggplant

    Phenology

    On February 25th my friend Amy excitedly announced that she had seen her first Red Winged Blackbirds of the season. She and I [...]

  • Lenten Rose (Helleborus)

    Hellebores are a coveted plant for the shaded garden. Their slow growth rate and relative rarity contribute to their comparatively high purchase price, [...]

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    2024 Woody Plant Inventory

    We receive a lot of calls in the spring with availability and price inquiries, particularly about our woody plant inventory. For the sake [...]

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    Wisteria ‘Blue Moon’

    Few plants are more striking in a garden than a mature Wisteria vine in full bloom. The long trailing clusters of lilac-blue flowers [...]

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    Winterberry (Ilex Verticillata)

    If you are looking for a shrub to bring winter interest to your garden, look no further than Winterberry (Ilex verticillata). A Wisconsin [...]

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    2024 New Annuals

    We’re pleased to introduce some new additions to our 2024 annual lineup. While a couple of these are brand new introductions, most have [...]

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    Pantone® 2024 Color of the Year

    Introduced by the Pantone Color Institute in 1999, the Pantone Color of the Year is celebrating its 25th year. Through the years, the [...]

  • Angelonia-Angelface-Wedgewood-Blue-photo-credit-Proven-Winners

    Angelonia

    The National Garden Bureau has named 2024 The Year of the Angelonia. This is a well-deserved honor for an often overlooked and underutilized annual [...]

  • The-sweet-fragrance-of-Lilac-flowers-is-a-scent-beloved-by-almost-everyone-Photo-Credit-Valeria-Boltneva-WM

    Lilacs (Syringa)

    The sweet fragrance of Lilac flowers is a scent beloved by almost everyone. Science has shown that our sense of smell is more [...]

  • Phenology When Bearded Iris bloom, transplant peppers and eggplant

    Phenology

    On February 25th my friend Amy excitedly announced that she had seen her first Red Winged Blackbirds of the season. She and I [...]

  • Lenten Rose (Helleborus)

    Hellebores are a coveted plant for the shaded garden. Their slow growth rate and relative rarity contribute to their comparatively high purchase price, [...]

  • 2024-Heydens-Gardens-Woody-Plant-Inventory

    2024 Woody Plant Inventory

    We receive a lot of calls in the spring with availability and price inquiries, particularly about our woody plant inventory. For the sake [...]

  • Bee-on-Wisteria-Flower-Heydens-Gardens

    Wisteria ‘Blue Moon’

    Few plants are more striking in a garden than a mature Wisteria vine in full bloom. The long trailing clusters of lilac-blue flowers [...]

  • Ilex-verticillata-produces-showy-red-berries-Heydens-Gardens

    Winterberry (Ilex Verticillata)

    If you are looking for a shrub to bring winter interest to your garden, look no further than Winterberry (Ilex verticillata). A Wisconsin [...]

  • White-Delight-Bidens-Photo-Credit-Danziger-Plants-400x600

    2024 New Annuals

    We’re pleased to introduce some new additions to our 2024 annual lineup. While a couple of these are brand new introductions, most have [...]

  • Pantone-13-1023-Peach-Fuzz-600x400-Photo-Credit-Pantone

    Pantone® 2024 Color of the Year

    Introduced by the Pantone Color Institute in 1999, the Pantone Color of the Year is celebrating its 25th year. Through the years, the [...]