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Welcome To Natureworks!

Our goal is two-fold. First, we hope to introduce you to Natureworks, a very special retail garden center in Southern Connecticut. Although small in size (we are located on merely an acre of land!) we pack a lot into a little space. Our shop is in a 100-year-old house and is filled to overflowing with unique gifts and gardening accessories in every season. The plant benches in our yard are packed with an amazing variety of fascinating plants, from old-fashioned flowers to the latest cutting-edge introductions.

But the best part of visiting Natureworks are the gardens. Our demonstration gardens surround the store and the retail sales yard. They contain most of the plants that we sell, growing in a style marked with wild abandon. They are a place to stroll and relax as well as a living classroom.

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Loving this super yummy and fun Good Vibes Kettle Corn, LLC from from the East Haddam Farmers' Market yesterday! ...

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Cute new planters and mini merch in the shop! #gardeninsidetoo #miniaturegardens #fairygarden #terrariums ...

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Lavender 'Phenomenal' is in bloom now and we have it in stock! Come and see it covered with bees! #phenomenal #pollinatorplant #SmellsSoGood ...

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Did you ever wonder how we pick out new plants? Steve from Sunny Border Nurseries, Inc. stopped by today to show us some of the beautiful plants they have ready for our retail benches! ...

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Latest Blog Posts

  • Pretty and Productive

    I spent a wonderful weekend in my garden. The weather was picture perfect for all kinds of garden tasks. Because of the regular rainfall, everything is growing to gigantic proportions. I performed my annual “Honey I shrunk the smokebush” ritual on the purple smokebush in......

  • Bee Happy…It’s Summer in the Garden!

    Have you ever heard the term “High Summer”? That is how we refer to this time of year, when the sun is highest in the sky and the garden is soaking it up and growing by leaps and bounds. All of the creatures we are......

  • A Four Day Celebration and Sale

    Happy last week of June. Wow! It’s kind of hard to believe. This has been a crazy month, filled with beautiful flowers, celebrations, and changes. This is our last week for our busy season hours- starting July 5th we transition to our “Off Peak” Summer......

  • Celebrating Summer and Pollinators this Week!

    Happy solstice! Today marks the first day of summer, the longest day of the year. Perhaps you can go outside this evening and celebrate. I know I will be doing just that. This week is also Pollinator Week, a celebration that is near and dear......

  • What a Difference a Week Makes!

    I write the Natureworks weekly email on Tuesdays. One week ago today it was 40 degrees and raining- so cold that we all were wearing 3 layers and the heat was on. Today it is 90 degrees outside. That’s Connecticut- if you don’t like the......

Get the Natureworks App!

We’ve got an app for that! We are really excited to launch our new mobile app. Available for both Apple and Android devices, it works on both phones and tablets. The app features a rewards program so remember to check in at the register when making your purchases. It is really easy and fun. So check it out and check in for special incentives.

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