A glance outside the window brings an unfortunate realization: it’s raining cats and dogs. Despite the lack of sunshine, constant rain showers result in beautiful blooms come May.

Making the most of local resources has always been a priority for Long Lake. From developing new kinds of produce to supporting local farming, the city makes an effort to embrace its community as a supply system.

Are you ready to spruce up your garden, deck or porch for the spring? For the avid gardener, ferns make a great addition in shady areas where regular annuals won’t grow.