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Summer Color is Here!

Welcome to the first week of summer. What a lovely time of the year. The gardens are bursting with color.  Hummingbirds visit the pots around my deck every day. Bees and pollinators abound in our organically tended landscapes. We are eating from the gardens more...

What a Week!

I sat down to write this email and was astounded to realize the sheer number of celebrations we are having this week: dads, the summer solstice, pollinators, master gardeners, the June Prune, fairies, and herbs! Wow! Allow me to elaborate...

Classic Garden Plants Reign Supreme!

Welcome to one of the most wonderful weeks of the gardening year. Hydrangeas, roses, foxgloves, astilbes, peonies, irises, and so many more classic garden flowers are in their glory right now. I believe that a good garden is built around the classics. Young, beginning gardeners...

The Plants are Rejoicing!

Rain at last! As gardeners, it has been very difficult dealing with six weeks of drought and heat during the spring. The spell has been broken. Our rain gauges are overflowing. Deep, soaking rain for three days has revitalized the landscape. Planting season resumes, full...

Old-Fashioned Flowers for Your Garden!

Memorial Day is behind us, and the gardens are really starting to fill out. All new types of plants are beginning to bloom- peonies, Baptisias, poppies, irises, Clematis, early roses, and so much more. This is an exciting week here at Natureworks. We are restocking from a...

It’s Veggie Week!

Warm weather has arrived and it is time to plant your veggie gardens. This is officially called "Veggie Week" here at Natureworks because the majority of our warm season plants have arrived early this week. After tagging our pre-book orders, our benches are filled to overflowing...

It is Just So Pretty This Week!

Last weekend, my husband and I were sitting on the deck, enjoying the warm sun and the flowers. He turned to me and said "The magic is beginning to reappear in the garden." I knew just what he meant. Finally, it feels, looks, and smells...

May is Here! Hooray!

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="194"] We have all kinds of perennial primroses. These make the May garden so special![/caption] Friday is the first day of May! This is the month we all wait for each year. Flowers are everywhere- trees are bursting into bloom, perennial beds are...

The 2015 Organic Lawn Care Season Begins!

At Natureworks, our goal is building healthy soil and creating a healthy ecosystem that will encourage lawn grass and discourage weeds. Healthy turf grass in healthy soil will crowd out other plants, out-competing them for nutrients, light, and water. And most importantly, you, your children...