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Dwarf Globe Blue Spruce Trees

Dwarf Globe Blue Spruce

Are you hoping to find a really distinctive and extremely tough small ornamental tree?   Would you love to have an ornamental tree with excellent color that can easily withstand the extremes of a Minnesota winter, and has wonderful texture?  How about a small ornamental tree that requires almost no pruning, and that doesn’t shed fruit?

A Dwarf Globe Blue Spruce tree might be a good choice, since it can also stand up to heavy winds, and tolerates poor soils as long as the soil drains properly.

For best results, plant a Dwarf Globe Blue Spruce tree in a  location with at least a half day of sun or more and the direct sun will make this variety positively glow with its iridescent blue foliage. Dwarf Globe Blue Spruce trees are very resistant to winterburn from winter sunlight bouncing off snow banks, and their modest size makes them useful as a focal point in a creative landscape bed.

Avoid planting in a location with chronically soggy soil to preserve the health of the root system.  In a ten-year time span, Dwarf Globe Blue Spruce trees will mature to a head size of 4 to 5 feet high and wide.  We have two different Dwarf Globe Blue Spruce planted here at the garden center in display beds which will enable you to picture one in your yard!

Dwarf Globe Blue Spruce

They are available for sale in several different size containers and price points.

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What ‘s doing the blooming? Perennial Salvia

Salvia Sensation Rose, Meadow Sage

When people ask for a long blooming, tough, long lived perennial for full sun the perennial salvia, also known as meadow sage, will always be right near the top of my list. Salvia blooms in a range of colors from blue to purple, pink and white.  Their abundance of flower spikes appear in late spring and last for about a month.

Salvia Crystal Blue, Meadow Sage

Once the flower spikes begin to fade deadheading, the removal of spent flowers, will promote continued bloom. Salvia grows well with just about anything but is often paired with other hardy, low maintenance plants such as daylilies, sedums, nepeta, rudbeckia and coreopsis.

Salvia Sensation White, Meadow Sage

Other attributes of perennial salvia include their excellent disease resistance, low water needs once established, deer and rabbit resistant, tolerance to a wide range of soil types with the exception of wet or soggy sites, and their size.  Most varieties mature to around 18” tall and wide when in full bloom, a very versatile size for any garden or perennial border.

Salvia East Friesland, Meadow Sage

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My Woodland Garden – May 26, 2016

Dwarf Korean Lilac Tree

What an exciting time of year!  So many changes happening.  I promised last week a picture of our Dwarf Korean Lilac tree.  It is at it’s peak this week – magnificent to say the least.  I sit outside on the porch and just soak it in – both the beautiful flowers and the intense lilac fragrance.  This tree has to be one of the highlights of the spring.

The canopy of this ornamental tree provides just the right amount of shade needed for my miniature hostas growing beneath it.  The shadow doesn’t cast over to the sedum groundcover we have planted on the edge of this bed.  Speaking of the groundcover here – we have three different varieties of sedum planted.  For the most part, they respect their territory while still managing to extend somewhat around the edges of the garden bed.

Petunias

My try at petunias in a part shade bed is taking off.  Petunias like full sun, but I’m hoping that they will prosper in an environment of approximately 6 to 8 hours of sun during the summer months.  So far – so good.   We have five main areas for annuals.  The other four have begonias planted which are a part shade/shade annual.

Garden Art

The fun accent to our gardens, some of which provide a sense of whimsy, is our garden art.  Leif loves anything metal that rusts.  We feature  garden art made by local Minnesota and Iowa artisans.  These coneflowers here are just one example.  Stop in and check out our one of a kind garden art.

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Memorial Weekend Hours

Our weekend hours are- Friday – 8 am to 6 pm.  Saturday – 8 am to 5 pm.  Sunday 10 am to 4 pm and on Monday, 8 am to 5 pm.

 

All of us here at Knecht’s Nurseries & Landscaping want to say “Thank You” to all who have served our country and for those who have given the ultimate sacrifice for our country.  Let this weekend as we observe this holiday, be a reminder of what this truly means to us,  for giving us the freedom we enjoy.  Thank you to all of the men and women who have served our country, for those who gave with their lives and those who continue to serve.  Your service is appreciated.

 

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Tips To Make Your Home More Senior Friendly

Northfield Construction Company - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 12:12pm

Forever homes, or age-in-place homes, are a great option for homeowners to make a lasting investment in their residence. A forever home is a smartly designed home with single level living or space dedicated for an elevator, wide driveways, proper blocking and backing for future grab bars, lighting, outlet and switch heights, and many other well […]

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Dwarf Koren Lilac – Tree Form

One of the questions that we get the most is from folks wanting a small tree next to their house.  Can’t be too big – our space is small – and I’d love it to be a flowering tree.

We have a Dwarf Korean Lilac tree planted in the front garden of our home and it is an absolutely fabulous tree.  It is so full of blossoms, and in another week – it will be in full bloom.  (and the fragrance will be there too!)  I’ll post a picture next week in ‘My Woodland Garden’ blogpost.

We have several different sizes of Dwarf Korean Lilac trees available.  Super hardy – and from experience – can do well in part sun/part shade.  It loves full sun.  Grows to a mature height of about 6-8′ tall and about 6′ wide.  Stop in and check these trees out!

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My Woodland Garden – May 17th

The long days now provide a little more time to get things done outside.  I’ve been working on areas for a couple of hours in the

Annual bed prepped prior to planting

morning before going to work.  My first annual bed is worked up, and soon will be adorned with mixed petunias.  It’s our sunniest spot so I’m giving them a try.  Haven’t done petunias out here in the woods before.  I deep dug the bed with a gardening fork, worked in some fertilizer and then raked it out.

Forget Me Nots

My planting of Forget-Me-Nots is so beautiful right now.  There isn’t another shade of blue that is prettier.  These are planted underneath our Golden Shadows Pagoda Dogwood and with the bright yellow of the dogwood – this blue absolutely pops.  These spread  though not aggressively as I started with 3 plants and now they are stretched over a space of about 5 feet.  They are also exceptionally hardy.  In the winter – snow is piled high in this area due to the shape of our yard, and when there isn’t snow in the “off” season – my little rat terrier cuts the corner when heading outside (or inside)..

June Hosta Patriot Hosta

Two of my favorite hosta – both classics – are looking lovely right now.  Patriot and June.  Both are medium sized hosta plants and stand well with others in a grouping or as a specimen plant.

A pallet for the palette

The new idea I’m trying this year is my “upright” herb garden.  I have placed this old pallet which has been modified with a 3 boards to make shelves and placed it on the corner of our deck where it gets the most sun possible.  So far, I’m liking what I see.  Now the trick will be to get more time to actually cook with all of the herbs!

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Freeze / Frost Advisory Friday Night and Saturday Night

The following is copied from the National Weather Service website for tonight and tomorrow night!!! Freeze warning is close. Frost is most likely going to happen here in Rice County. If you have planted any sensitive annuals - please cover them or bring them indoors! URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN 257 AM CDT FRI MAY 13 2016 ...FREEZE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 9 AM CDT SATURDAY... DOUGLAS-TODD-MORRISON-MILLE LACS-KANABEC-STEVENS-POPE-STEARNS-BENTON-SHERBURNE-ISANTI-CHISAGO-LAC QUI PARLE-SWIFT-CHIPPEWA-KANDIYOHI-MEEKER-WRIGHT-YELLOW MEDICINE-RENVILLE-MCLEOD-REDWOOD- POLK-BARRON-RUSK- NCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALEXANDRIA...LONG PRAIRIE... LITTLEFALLS...PRINCETON...MORA...MORRIS...GLENWOOD...ST CLOUD... FOLEY...ELK RIVER...CAMBRIDGE...CENTER CITY...MADISON...BENSON... MONTEVIDEO...WILLMAR...LITCHFIELD...MONTICELLO...GRANITE FALLS... OLIVIA...HUTCHINSON...REDWOOD FALLS...OSCEOLA...RICE LAKE... LADYSMITH 257 AM CDT FRI MAY 13 2016 ...FREEZE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 9 AM CDT SATURDAY... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN HAS ISSUED A FREEZE WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 9 AM CDT SATURDAY. * TEMPERATURE...THERE WILL BE SEVERAL HOURS IN A ROW WITH READINGS IN THE 29 TO 32 DEGREE RANGE. * IMPACTS...SENSITIVE OUTDOOR PLANTS WILL BE KILLED IF LEFT UNCOVERED. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A FREEZE WARNING MEANS SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE IMMINENT OR HIGHLY LIKELY. THESE CONDITIONS WILL KILL CROPS AND OTHER SENSITIVE VEGETATION.

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Upcoming Events and Classes

Wednesday, May 18th from 5-6 pm: Container Planting Help  

Do you have containers to plant or window boxes to fill? Tired of planting the same plants year after year? Meet-up with Heidi Brosseau for some inspiration, ideas, and/or help! She will be on site to assist you in finding the right annuals to fill your planters, barrels, and boxes. Bring pictures and measurements of your container(s) as well as a picture of the location where they will be growing. Class price: This is a free event.

Friday, May 20th from 5-6 pm: Tabletop Succulent Gardens  

Create a tabletop succulent garden! Succulent bowls make excellent tabletop gardens for anyone with a sunny deck, patio or porch. Wow yourself, your friends and your family with this creative, unique, and low maintenance form of gardening! Planting bowls, plants and stones are included in the class price. Please bring any trinkets, baubles, fairies, gnomes, or other items that you might like to incorporate into your work. Call or email to reserve your planter – quantities are limited.  Class price: $65 for a 14” Succulent Garden, $85 for an 18” Succulent Garden

Sunday, May 22nd at 2:00 pm: Raised Garden Planting Demonstration  

Do you know how to properly prune your tomatoes? Why shouldn’t you use plain soil to fill your planters and containers? Bernie Emery will answer these questions and more as she demonstrates the right way to plant a raised garden. She’ll talk you through her process, sharing tips about the veggies and herbs she has selected to fill her raised garden planter. Take your new knowledge home and enjoy a successful growing season above ground. Supplies to plant and grow your own raised garden will be available for purchase. Class price: This is a free event.

Wednesday, May 25th from 5-6 pm: Container Planting Help

Do you have containers to plant or window boxes to fill? Tired of planting the same plants year after year? Meet-up with Heidi Brosseau for some inspiration, ideas, and/or help! She will be on site to assist you in finding the right annuals to fill your planters, barrels, and boxes. Bring pictures and measurements of your container(s) as well as a picture of the location where they will be growing. Class price: This is a free event.

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What’s Doing the Blooming? Forget-me-not!

Myosotis sylvatica Woodland Forget-me-nots

Each spring the forget-me-nots insist they be remembered! As I drive through town I see their delicate blue clouds, cheerfully appearing over perennial beds and borders. They often go dormant once our summer heat ramps up, making them easy to forget from one year to the next.  Forget-me-nots can spread readily by seed but I would not consider them invasive.

Myosotis sylvatica Woodland Forget-me-not

They will often surprise us, popping up in places we don’t always expect, but they are seemly welcome wherever they appear. This is the fun of forget-me-nots! Plant them in part shade for the best bloom and for longer lasting plants.  They prefer rich soil and can handle moist locations provided they aren’t in standing water. Forget-me-nots  would thrive along rain gardens and creek beds, in moist woodland gardens, or near a downspout.   At 5-12 inches tall they are often used in mass as a groundcover.

Myosotis ‘Unforgettable’

Myosotis ‘Unforgettable’ is a unique selection with variegated leaves. It produces the same classic forget-me-not blue flowers with bright yellow centers, but with lovely cream variegation running along the foliage.  Truly a memorable plant!

Myosotis ‘Unforgettable’

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Craft Brewers Conference 2016 — Hello, Philadelphia!

Brand Yourself Consulting - Tami Enfield - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 8:41pm

“Holy shit you guys! I’ve been thinking about what to say since December 3rd….”

That’s how I opened my first ever Craft Brewers Conference presentation. Actually, my first presentation to an international audience. I think it captured everyone’s attention and set the tone for a pretty good conversation about crafting a brand. Jason (my hubby) said that I “killed it” so there’s that.

Our week in Philadelphia started out with my husband and I attending the Wholesaler Symposium on Monday and Tuesday. They had some great ideas on how wholesalers could partner with their craft beer suppliers and “brand their portfolios” (as Michael Kiser from Good Beer Hunting put it during his presentation on Tuesday). “You have to tell a story that is bigger than beer,” Kiser said. Yep, I couldn’t agree more. It was amazing to learn about how many new breweries the United States could expect in the coming years. I think the statistic was there were 6,080 registered breweries in the United States as of December 2015, and that number is only going up. Wholesalers and breweries will need to distinguish themselves in an already crowded marketplace. Partnering with the right distributor can make all the difference in a brewery’s growth and success.

We were able to hang out with some of our distributor partners and enjoy some of Philly’s local beer. One of my favorite styles was the Allagash White, although we sampled quite a few over the week and many more deserve mention here, but I have never claimed to give an accurate beer review, I just enjoy consuming it.

Tuesday night, more than 6,000 conference attendees flocked to the Philadelphia Museum of Art for the Welcome Reception. What an amazing venue to host a bunch of craft beer lovers! Food and tastings were placed throughout the museum among the beautiful, priceless pieces of art. It created quite a magical experience for those of us who hadn’t ever climbed the Rocky stairs before.

Wednesday morning opened the conference with a Keynote from Billy Beane and continued with some excellent choices of educational seminars to attend. I went to hear what Abby Berman, Julia Herz, and Ginger Johnson had to say about marketing a craft brewery. Abby said it was great to include infographics in your press releases to make them more visually stimulating, and Julia talked about responding to negative comments. (Hint: Don’t get defensive!)

Thursday and Friday continued with great learning experiences, visiting the expo, meeting new friends (um, hello Tanzenwald!), and a bit of sightseeing. I was able to meet one of the co-founders of Elysian Brewing Company, David. He was lucky enough to hop on the stool next to me at the hotel bar! And we went to a Odell Brewing happy hour and met the owner, Doug. I am overwhelmed with the generosity and kindness that people in this industry have for one another. I’m not sure I’ve experienced this type of collaboration in other industries; it was a refreshing experience. Over those few days, Jason and I took in some of the history and art in around town, too. I mean, you can’t go to Philly without seeing the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall! I really loved visiting the Magic Gardens. It was indeed magical.

Oh – and of course MY presentation on Friday at 2:00! The piece of my presentation I really wanted to drill into everyone was to ALWAYS BE DOCUMENTING. So, in true Tami style, I took a selfie with everyone! 

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Throughout the presentation I highlighted a Minnesota Brewery; Forager Brewing Company. I lead the attendees through their successful launch and pointed out how everyone could authentically craft THEIR own brand. (If you’re interested, download the worksheet at http://bit.ly/CraftYourBeerBrand.) I loved that Austin, the head brewer from Forager, attended and was able to chat with his peers after we were finished, too! What a great partnership we have built!

We also talked about the importance of walking the walk, staying true to your brand, and what other touch points to consider when creating your brand. We were lucky enough to partner with OOWEE Products to give away some co-branded swag. Finding strategic partners is an amazing way to spread the word. After I finished my slide deck, I opened it up to questions. There was a lot of focus on social media. Maybe next year (as I’m positive they would have me back — ha!) I should talk about using social media to tell your story. Stay tuned for that one.

The week was a blur of good beer, new friends, and some time away with the hubby. We had a great week and learned a lot about the state of the industry and how we can better serve our craft beer partners. Thanks, Philly!

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Ponderosa Pine and Red Pine – 50% off Sale

Norway Pine (Red Pine)

From May 14th through May 27th,  2016,   Knecht’s Nurseries will have over 200 container evergreen trees on sale at 50% off.  Selected Norway Pine (our native Red Pine), selected Colorado Blue Spruce, and Ponderosa Pine will be on sale at 50% off!   With hundreds to choose from in sizes from smaller #3 containers, #7 containers, and larger #15 containers, there are plenty of great values available.

Ponderosa Pine

Take this opportunity to get some evergreens planted at these excellent deep discounted prices.   Sale trees will be marked with bright Pink 50% off flags.

Sale does not apply to other evergreen varieties. 

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Chris Kennelly On Forever Homes

Northfield Construction Company - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 12:38pm

Forever homes, or age-in-place homes, are a great option for homeowners to make a lasting investment in their residence. We sat down with Chris, our co-owner, to further explore the subject. What qualifies a home as a “forever home”? A smart designed home with single level living or space dedicated for an elevator, wide driveways, proper […]

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Prairiefire Flowering Crab

Prairiefire Flowering Crab

The last few days the intense deep reddish pink of Prairefire Flowering Crabs has been providing a rich color burst on many Northfield area landscapes.  Prairiefire blooms open a little later than some of the other flowering crabs, but the wait is well worth it, for just as we get a bit sad that blossoms are fading on Spring Snow Crabs, Red Splendor Crabs and others, the Prairiefire Crabs provide an even better show of electric red/pink blooms.

Growing to a nice medium size of about 15′-20′ wide by 15′ to 20′ wide, Prairiefire Crabs have  good disease resistance and a pleasing round to spreading shape.  Like all apple trees and crabs, care should be taken to avoid wet areas when planting Prairefire Crabs.  The more sunlight Prairefire Crabs get, the better they like it.

We have seen the best results when Prairefire Crabs are planted as potted trees, rather than balled and burlapped trees.  The container grown Prairefire Crabs seem to establish and grow vigorously much more quickly than balled and burlapped trees, so we carry onl ty the light and easy to handle plastic nursery pots.  For amazing deep red/pink color, try Prairefire Flowering Crab.

Prairiefire Flowering Crab – Photo courtesy Bailey Nurseries

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Cedar Apple Rust

Fruiting bodies for Cedar Apple Rust

We are getting reports of Cedar Apple Rust fruiting bodies showing up on Eastern Red Cedars.  Orange tentacles emerge from nodules on branches and look really creepy.

To protect your fruit trees, ornamental crabapples, Hawthorn, and Chokeberry among others, you may want to spray with a broad spectrum fungicide.  On a bright sunny day in the next week, apply a light coating of fungicide with a sprayer.  The sunshine will help the fungicide stick to the leaves and give better protection.  You may want to repeat spray in 2-4 weeks.

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My Woodland Garden – May 4th

Can you smell that?  I wait all winter to get to smell the aroma of the freshly mowed grass – not just any mowing – but the first mowing of the year!  This causes a rush of spring to my senses!  The weeding continues and the final touches are close at hand.

Gold Heart Bleeding Heart

My spring blossoming perennials abound now.  My Gold Heart Bleeding Heart is beginning to bloom,  the daffodils are finishing their show, my hosta are exploding and others are just beginning.

Zebra Stripes

I have all kinds of hosta – the greens, the blues, the golds, and just about every form of variegated hosta.  There are a few unique ones that really shine in the spring.  Three of these come out almost white in the spring.  White Feather, Zebra Stripes and Grey Ghost.  Later in the year – they revert to “normal” colors – but now highlight the hosta garden.

Brunnera

The brunnera and the bluebells offer up dainty blue flowers flowers which are a perfect blue color.  Combined with several other shade perennials these show off of each other nicely.

Orchid Frost Lamium

Along the edge of my one hosta garden, I have a planting of the ground cover Orchid Frost Lamium.  It spreads out among the hosta and creeps along.  Over the years, I have had to pull it out of a few places and it just re-directs itself onward.

Our golden juniper is sporting its new growth.  The new growth on the evergreens is always a delight in the spring.  There is just something magical when the plants all wake up in the spring and start to grow.

Golden Juniper

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Sugar Tyme Crabapple

A Feast for the Eyes and the Critters Too!

Sugar Tyme Flowering Crab

Sugar Tyme Flowering Crab has long been one of my favorite flowering trees.  For twenty years, I have enjoyed the masses of beautiful white flowers that our Sugar Tyme Crab consistently produces every May.

While Sugar Tyme Crab can be best for its lovely explosion of glorious white flowers, it also is very good at resisting most of the disease and insect problems that are sometimes a problem for some of the old fashioned flowering crabs.   Leaves stay quite clean all through the growing season and by fall a heavy crop of beautiful red crabapples are starting to show themselves.

The bright red fruit of the Sugar Tyme Crab stubbornly persists on the branches all through the winter, providing excellent color in the drab winter landscape, and plenty of winter food for birds, squirrels, pheasants and deer.  We have a group of deer in our neighborhood that make daily trips to our Sugar Tyme Crab when the snow covers up other food sources.  Throughout the rest of the winter, various birds feed on the fruit that is too high for the deer to reach, and I enjoy the splash of red color that contrasts with the white of winter.

Sugar Tyme Crab certainly provides a feast for the eyes, and critters, too!

Zone 4 hardy – it will reach a mature height of 15′ tall by 20′ wide.

Sugar Tyme and Redbud

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What’s Doing the Blooming? Old Fashioned Bleeding Heart

Old Fashioned Bleeding Heart

The bleeding hearts are pouring their hearts out right now! Graceful, arching stems are strung with pink, white or red heart shaped flowers that appear as though they are dripping. I often hear people reminisce about the bleeding hearts in their Grandmother’s or Mother’s gardens. Generations later, it’s still a classic perennial for part shade and shaded garden beds or borders. Bleeding hearts are long lived, hardy and low maintenance perennials. They can tolerate a wide range of soils provided they receive consistent moisture and are well drained. Clumps will mature to be 30-36” tall and wide, which might seem large, until you remember that summer dormancy is normal for bleeding hearts. They won’t take up that entire footprint for the whole season. This makes them excellent companion plants for summer bloomers.

Gold Heart Bleeding Heart

Newer varieties of bleeding heart include Dicentra spectabilis ‘Valentine’. These produce a deeper pink almost red blossom. ‘Gold Heart’ blooms in the classic pink but against vivid gold foliage making it really stand out in the garden.

Old Fashioned Bleeding Heart

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Three Links Senior Living Remodel

Northfield Construction Company - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 5:01pm

Northfield Construction is completing a large project with Three Links, a senior living residence facility. Our work is taking place on an 84-unit apartment building for seniors and low-income individuals. We are remodeling 8 of the 85 units in the building to meet the UFAS handicap requirements with new bathrooms, kitchens, and living spaces. Put […]

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Social Media Spring Cleaning Checklist

Brand Yourself Consulting - Tami Enfield - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 11:56am

Does Spring have you itching for some change? Us, too.

We want to make it easy to give your social media presence a facelift. With three tips, you can transform how your brand leverages a social media platform.

Spring cleaning tips for your #socialmedia profiles.
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Facebook

Refresh your cover photo. Chances are, it’s been months (or even years–cringe) since you have changed this graphic. You can advertise a current promotion, or reflect a brand update.

Connect your social media accounts to your profile. If someone is visiting your Facebook page, make it easy for them to find you on other social platforms as well.

Use your Call To Action button! You’ll find it placed over your cover photo. This is an easy place for you to collect emails, promote a product, or raise money.

Three tips to give your Facebook profile a facelift. #socialmedia
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Twitter

Make lists of your team members and strategic partners.

Lead a social media for business refresher for your team (company hashtags, using Twitter to generate leads).

Use tools such as Twitonomy and Hashtagify to discover new hashtags within your industry.

Three ways to improve your brand’s presence on Twitter. #socialmedia
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Instagram

Does your Instagram handle match your Twitter handle? This makes it far easier to folks to find you on new platforms.

Learn about the algorithm change. To ensure you stay at the top of your followers’ feeds, be sure to interact with them by liking and commenting on their photos.

Schedule a professional photo shoot. You’ll be surprised how useful these photos will be across the board, and they’ll make for great Instagram content.

Three ways to boost your Instagram game. #socialmedia
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Pinterest

Do all the Pins you’ve uploaded link to your website? Find out by clicking “Edit” on the Pin, and making sure the Website field leads to the proper URL.

Create beautiful graphics for your blogs. They can either be titles for the featured image, or an infographic breaking down the content. Use these images to share your blog to Pinterest.

Add a “Pin It” button to the images in your blog. This makes it easier for your fans to show you some love.

Three tips to boost your #Pinterest profile. #socialmedia
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Want to learn more?

We spend all day on social media. Give us a call today to schedule an introduction (we love craft beer and coffee equally, so take your pick on the location).

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