Author: Kurt Fromherz

17 Aug
Magic Happens Here

I just got back from a very much needed mini-vacation to Boston and Cape Cod. I totally unplugged from the news (a blessing) and hung out with my sister and a good friend for four days. In my travels, I did manage to spend time...

10 Aug
Happiness is a Garden in Full Bloom in August

NATUREWORKS GARDEN CENTER AND LANDSCAPING SERVICES  WILL BE CLOSED FOR A STAFF RETREAT ON  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 30.    On Sunday I worked outside in my garden for the entire day. It was so wonderful. The air was cool, there was a bit of a breeze, it kind felt a little...

03 Aug
Welcome Awesome August

Have you ever seen the garden through the eyes of a young child? Last Saturday we had our first ever Kid's Day at Natureworks and I was honored to play with tons of wonderful kids, teaching them how to plant and joining them as they...

27 Jul
“It’s FUN Growing a Habitat”

Over the weekend, my husband and I were sitting on the deck, having a glass of wine, and watching the life all around us. That is when he remarked to me "It's fun growing a habitat!" He seriously is in awe of the sheer numbers...

21 Jul
A Lush, Abundant Landscape

Welcome to the lush, abundant gardens of Natureworks. Everywhere I go, every garden I visit right now, simply stuns me with its fullness. Some folks may consider their gardens "overgrown". I think of them as full, meaning no room for weeds! I am cutting windows,...

13 Jul
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...

06 Jul
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...

29 Jun
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...

22 Jun
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 to...

15 Jun
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...