Cabin owners know the drill. Head up (or over) to the lake in springtime for opening, plant the garden beds and flower boxes, return home and hope for the best. On the next trip back, arrive to find death-by-thirst plants or a flora crime scene, thanks to the local rabbits and/or deer populations.
Alan Branhagen, director of operations for the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, offers tips to encourage healthy plant life for your cabin life. Read more about Green Acres