Vintage moose antlers

Vintage Moose Antler Rack

We found this vintage, moose antler rack on an road trip antiquing in Emily, MN.  Dating back to the early 1950′s, these …

siberian iris

A Sea of Blue

Though the Siberian Iris blooms are short-lived, this early bloomer is a perennial favorite. Iris sibirica Mature Height:  3 feet Zone:  3 …

Dragon Wing Begonia

Dragon Wing Begonia

An IDeal favorite, the Dragon Wing Begonia is a continuous-blooming summer annual.  We find this heat-tolerant plant performs best hanging containers and …

Scarlet Tanager

Scarlet Tanager

Usually an elusive species, the Scarlet Tanager has been spotted feasting on our grape jelly feeder.  While the jelly is typically set …

St. Thomas Church, Jessenland, MN

Field Trip: Jessenland, MN

Jessenland’s Church of St. Thomas is one of the oldest parishes in the state of Minnesota.  The sign denotes this area as …

P.J.M. Rhododendron

P.J.M. Rhododendron

Rhododendron “P.J.M.” A compact, dense foliage evergreen with a mounded, neat appearance.  P.J.M. Rhododendron is typically used in gardens, mass plantings and …

Mini Quiches

Mini Quiches

IDeal served warm or room temperature for brunch or as appetizers.  Save prep time by using refrigerated pie crusts. Ingredients: cooking spray …