|We are building a new home and I'm worried about landscaping the north entrance to thrive, be welcoming and provide a snowbreak around the entry|
|I think you have some great ideas. To help you choose just the right plants for your new landscape, here's a publication from the University of MN with descriptions of their selection of the hardiest plants for your region:
Just click on the topic that interests you and you'll find tons of information on the best trees, shrubs and perennials. Hope you find it helpful! Best wishes with your new landscape.