November 22, 2018
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Articles in: Digging In

Trista Lutgring
- 18 weeks 6 days ago
Hancock County, Kentucky, may be an unlikely place to find fields of lavender. But Erin Ramsey and her family, owners and operators of Big Roots Farm...
Hannah Rowe
- 27 weeks 6 days ago
The Southwestern Indiana Master Gardener Association is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year and has made giving back to the community a...
Elisa Gross
- 1 year 35 weeks ago
Summer is fast approaching and, as we dip our toes in the green grass and soak in the sun’s rays, we may notice an absence from our backyards...
Brian Wildeman
- 2 years 44 weeks ago
When designing a landscape, the elevation or grade change of the site should be aspects considered to ensure the end result is a proper functioning...
Brian Wildeman
- 3 years 6 days ago
While at a nursery gathering plants for a job, I was surprised when the nursery owner commented that he hasn’t sold as many shade trees as in...
Brian Wildeman
- 3 years 10 weeks ago
Heading into the fall season, I find myself planning more than ever.  Often times people think spring is the busiest time for a landscape...
Brian Wildeman
- 3 years 19 weeks ago
Last spring I met with a client who had never owned a new landscape before. The owner didn’t quite understand how various plants grow and...
Brian Wildeman
- 3 years 27 weeks ago
Having an inquisitive 3-year-old daughter, my wife and I are asked a lot of questions. Recently, while we were outside, she asked, “Daddy...
Brian Wildeman
- 3 years 35 weeks ago
During my time as a student at Purdue University, I took the opportunity to do a study abroad in Hannover, Germany. For my final project, I gave a...
Brian Wildeman
- 3 years 44 weeks ago
I have a client who some people might refer to as a plant hoarder if they saw the amount of plants delivered to his house on a yearly basis. I like...
Brian Wildeman
- 4 years 1 week ago
Fire pits are a growing – and glowing – trend in outdoor living over the past several years. A fire creates an extra feature to pull you...
Brian Wildeman
- 4 years 11 weeks ago
I do not know how many times I have said the weather we are experiencing this summer is absolutely amazing. The days have mostly been pleasant...
Brian Wildeman
- 4 years 19 weeks ago
Homeowners have a wide array of options when selecting smaller ornamental and flowering trees for their gardens. These trees generally have a smaller...
Brian Wildeman
- 4 years 27 weeks ago
When I was at Purdue University, I am sure that my parents would never have thought that they would be paying for a class in which I played in the...
Brian Wildeman
- 4 years 35 weeks ago
After the long and cold winter we have had this year, many of us are anxious to get out of the house and back to playing in our gardens. Especially...
Brian Wildeman
- 4 years 44 weeks ago
Winter arrived earlier than usual in the Tri-State this year, yet most plants that grow and thrive in this area are accustomed to the changing...
Brian Wildeman
- 5 years 2 days ago
Details matter. Just ask an architect who takes the time to craft an elegant building design, or an artist sculpting a fine work of art. For a...
Brian Wildeman
- 5 years 10 weeks ago
Recently, one of my employees asked me the best resources for learning about landscaping. He wanted to know where I had learned everything that...
Brian Wildeman
- 5 years 19 weeks ago
While vacationing in Charleston, S.C., my wife and I fell in love with the beautiful gardens throughout the city. We spent hours walking the streets...
Brian Wildeman
- 5 years 28 weeks ago
Planting summer annuals is a great way to bring a burst of color into your landscape. Annuals are plants that are originally from warmer climates and...