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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...

24 May
Memorial Day Weekend is THE time to Plant!

All I can say is WOW! Natureworks just had the busiest week ever! Yes, we are still standing but it was a madhouse here and we have never worked so hard in our lives. What really made me happy was that SO MANY customers told...

22 May
I Dream of Vegetables

Dear Veggie Lovers, I can't believe we're saying this, but our amazing variety of vegetable seedlings are finally in stock! This year, we have a gorgeous selection of organic tomatoes, eggplant, peppers, herbs and more. Expect to see heirlooms, dwarves, and unusual varieties that you've never seen...

17 May
It’s Finally TIME for Veggies and Annuals!

It's finally time! Warm weather has arrived at last. We all suffered through the cold and rain and wind of last weekend. Working in the garden on a sunny day is such a treat! This week we are getting our main shipments of organic veggie...

19 Apr
Earth Day Celebration!

Greetings! I want to share a story with you. I started Natureworks in 1983, 34 years ago. I had worked in a greenhouse where I had to hold a pesticide applicators license and had to spray toxic poisons on the plants every week- poisons that...

12 Apr
Spring Is Here!

Greetings!     Ah spring, such a tease this year, but I do believe it is finally here. I have dubbed this "Crocus Week". They are popping up everywhere, albeit a few weeks late. Redwing blackbirds are in the marshes. The sound of the peepers is deafening, even...

30 Mar
A Blooming Good Week

Greetings!     Want to hear some words of wisdom? "Rain melts snow." Yay! So if these gray, rainy days have been getting you down, keep the faith. Slowly the snow is disappearing and the gardens are waking up. Yesterday my first winter pansy bloomed outside my window....