Author: Kurt Fromherz

19 Apr
Celebrate Earth Day with Natureworks

Here's my new motto: Weather or not, I'm gardening! Okay, just had to put that out there. What a crazy spring we are having! Saturday was warm and sunny and a good time was had by all on our first garden walk of the season. Sunday was cold and windy. It...

12 Apr
Let the Planting Begin!

Crazy weather got you down? Don't fret, we are heading into a wonderful stretch of mild, sunny, spring weather and it's TIME! I spent Sunday working on my raised beds, getting them ready to plant my cool season veggies, finally. I reset my stakes and wire fences for...

05 Apr
We’re Bringing Sunshine to your Garden…

Hello April! After a beautiful Easter weekend, it was quite a shocker to wake up to snow on Monday. On Sunday morning, I had potted up lots of containers on my deck, knowing my guests would be wandering outdoors during the day to enjoy the spring air. Pansies,...

29 Mar
It’s Time to Celebrate Spring!

We are in the last week of March and I must admit, I couldn't be happier to see April peaking around the corner. What a crazy month it's been! It's still colder than I wish it would be, but, here in CT, we take what...

22 Mar
We are OPEN and it’s spring INSIDE!

Happy spring! I know, I know, the snow. Yes, the last thing we need is another storm dumping that white stuff all over our emerging gardens. BUT, we can still celebrate the longer days, the birdsong in the morning, and the fact that NATUREWORKS IS OPEN...

14 Mar
Dear Mother Nature…

I love to write. Lately I've had lots of time to write because I have been cooped up at home during GIANT SNOWSTORMS! So I decided to write this letter...

11 Aug
Weekly Veggie Tips from Natureworks

We've always encouraged you to keep on planting into the Fall, and we're sure that you don't want your current crop to be the last of your homegrown veggies for the year. In honor of your continuing veggie crops, we will be offering you a...

11 Aug
The Magic Continues!

What a very special summer we are having here at Natureworks. Last Saturday we released over 60 monarch butterflies in front of a large crowd.Tuesday we released 16 more. They are being born every single day in our shop- it is impossible to arrive in...

05 Aug
You’ll Have it made in the Shade

When the dog days of summer arrive, you will find yourself moving from shady spot to shady spot in your yard. Shade gardens are a true blessing in the summertime. The photo above is from an enchanting private garden that I visited in England- Kiftsgate....

05 Aug
Hatch Watch 2016

Check out the picture at the top of this email. Do you know what you are looking at? It's one of the most amazing things that has ever happened at Natureworks. Right now, as I write this, we have over 100 monarch butterfly chrysalises hanging...