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Cindy Schnabel

SDSU Extension Horticulture Assistant

Also by Cindy Schnabel

Yard and garden damaged by high winds.

Never Underestimate Mother Nature

We know that weather is unpredictable, and every gardener will eventually have to deal with damage caused by weather. Learn some tips that will help you give your plants a fighting chance after extreme weather events.

Hostas growing under filtered light beneath a tree.

Hosta: A Shade-loving Perennial

Hostas, known for their foliage and love of shade, have developed into a coveted landscaping staple. Learn how to select, plant and grow a hosta that's right for your garden or landscape!

Bright green, smooth Hosta leaves, and ferny foliage with bright red peony flowers in a garden.

Dividing Perennials in the Spring

Many beautiful perennials are hardy to South Dakota. Dividing perennials is an easy, inexpensive and reliable way to propagate your favorite perennials and keep them growing for years.