Tag Archives: Gardens

Serving Flowers for Breakfast?

Flowers aren’t just for the gardens at Hillcrest Hide-Away Bed and Breakfast.  Our guests enjoy blooming plants outdoors from early May through October.  Now that the chance for frost is nearly gone, we are serving flowers for breakfast too. We … Continue reading

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Blue Flags in our Garden

One of my favorite early season flowers are “Blue Flags”.  They are a member of the Iris Family that  grow to be around six inches tall. Blue Flags have a special memory for my family.  They used to grow along … Continue reading

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Bed and Breakfast Garden Labyrinth

A year ago we installed a landscape labyrinth in our back yard.  My gardening rule of thumb is that it takes 3 years for perennials to get established.  As you can see from the photo, our labyrinth is ahead of … Continue reading

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Lanesboro B&B Landscape Labyrinth Update

Our July 1st blog entry provided the first glimpse of our landscape labryinth.  Now that we are near the end of August, many of the flowers are  in full bloom: Labyrinth in bloom Paprika Yarrow, Coneflower, Blue Cornflower, Black Eyed … Continue reading

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Lanesboro Minnesota Girls Getaway

This morning we’re hosting 2 sets of women enjoying a girls getaway to Lanesboro, Minnesota.  We host many groups of women because 3 of our rooms have hide a beds allowing up to 4 women to share a room. Especially … Continue reading

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Our Landscape Labyrinth is ready for you

We have just completed installation of a landscape labyrinth in our back yard.  A labyrinth is circuitous walking path with a single entrance and single entrance.  Entrance to the labyrinth is via an arched pergola.  The pathways are bordered by perennial flower … Continue reading

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The perennials are starting to bloom

Flowers are starting to bloom in our yard.  Perennials Iris, Dianthus, Bleeding Heart and Alium are blooming and all the annuals are planted.  The pathway through our new labyrinth should be installed this week. This morning we served maple nut … Continue reading

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