Heyden’s Gardens Blog

  • David Austin Rose Princess Alexandra of Kent photo by Zannah Crowe

    Hardy Shrub Roses

    There are few plants more imbued with romance than the rose. It is certainly understandable why roses are among the world’s most beloved flower and have been a favorite of gardeners for centuries. [...]

  • Echinacea Cheyenne Spirit selected for multiple flower colors

    Nativars

    With the recent increased interest in native plants, we feel it’s important to bring Nativars into the conversation. First, a definition. The term was coined by renowned horticulturist Dr. Allan Armitage to describe [...]

  • North pole thuja - Proven Winners

    Arborvitae Comparisons

    Arborvitae, also known as White Cedar, is a popular plant for evergreen screening and hedging. Due to its hardiness and year-round appeal, it is also frequently used in foundation plantings and mixed borders. [...]

  • powdery mildew on Rudbeckia leaf under digital microscope Heyden's Gardens diagnostic center

    Powdery Mildew

    One of the most common plant problems we see at our diagnostic center (see below) is Powdery Mildew. Powdery Mildew is a fungal disease that causes unsightly powdery white growth on the leaves [...]

  • christmas open house Heyden's Gardens cedarburg holiday sale ftimg1

    2023 Christmas Open House

    Two Days Only! November 11-12, 2023 $5 Off Every $25 - Everything In-Store No coupons necessary. Join us for a magical shopping experience during our annual Christmas Open House. Our garden [...]

  • [UPDATE 2022] Old World Christmas Ornaments

    Old World Christmas is widely considered to be the premier brand of Christmas ornaments. With over a thousand designs to choose from, there is an ornament to match almost any personality. Our Christmas shop [...]

  • juglone tolerant plants growing under black walnut tree ftimg

    Plants That Will Grow Near Black Walnut Trees

    Black Walnut & Juglone If you are a plant that must compete with other plants for the limited resources of light, moisture, and nutrients, how do you give yourself the upper hand? [...]

  • american gold rush black eyed susan 2023 perennial plant of the year ftimg

    2023 PPA Perennial Plant of the Year – American Gold Rush Black Eyed Susan

    Rudbeckia ‘American Gold Rush’ USPP 28,498 The Perennial Plant Association, a professional association composed of growers, garden retailers, landscape designers, and horticultural educators, has selected ‘American Gold Rush’ Black-Eyed-Susan as the 2023 Perennial [...]

  • heyden's gardens in cedarburg is growing fall 2022 ftimg

    We’re Growing!

    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 [...]

  • David Austin Rose Princess Alexandra of Kent photo by Zannah Crowe

    Hardy Shrub Roses

    There are few plants more imbued with romance than the rose. It is certainly understandable why roses are among the world’s most beloved flower and have been a favorite of gardeners for centuries. [...]

  • Echinacea Cheyenne Spirit selected for multiple flower colors

    Nativars

    With the recent increased interest in native plants, we feel it’s important to bring Nativars into the conversation. First, a definition. The term was coined by renowned horticulturist Dr. Allan Armitage to describe [...]

  • North pole thuja - Proven Winners

    Arborvitae Comparisons

    Arborvitae, also known as White Cedar, is a popular plant for evergreen screening and hedging. Due to its hardiness and year-round appeal, it is also frequently used in foundation plantings and mixed borders. [...]

  • powdery mildew on Rudbeckia leaf under digital microscope Heyden's Gardens diagnostic center

    Powdery Mildew

    One of the most common plant problems we see at our diagnostic center (see below) is Powdery Mildew. Powdery Mildew is a fungal disease that causes unsightly powdery white growth on the leaves [...]

  • christmas open house Heyden's Gardens cedarburg holiday sale ftimg1

    2023 Christmas Open House

    Two Days Only! November 11-12, 2023 $5 Off Every $25 - Everything In-Store No coupons necessary. Join us for a magical shopping experience during our annual Christmas Open House. Our garden [...]

  • [UPDATE 2022] Old World Christmas Ornaments

    Old World Christmas is widely considered to be the premier brand of Christmas ornaments. With over a thousand designs to choose from, there is an ornament to match almost any personality. Our Christmas shop [...]

  • juglone tolerant plants growing under black walnut tree ftimg

    Plants That Will Grow Near Black Walnut Trees

    Black Walnut & Juglone If you are a plant that must compete with other plants for the limited resources of light, moisture, and nutrients, how do you give yourself the upper hand? [...]

  • american gold rush black eyed susan 2023 perennial plant of the year ftimg

    2023 PPA Perennial Plant of the Year – American Gold Rush Black Eyed Susan

    Rudbeckia ‘American Gold Rush’ USPP 28,498 The Perennial Plant Association, a professional association composed of growers, garden retailers, landscape designers, and horticultural educators, has selected ‘American Gold Rush’ Black-Eyed-Susan as the 2023 Perennial [...]

  • heyden's gardens in cedarburg is growing fall 2022 ftimg

    We’re Growing!

    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 [...]