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Jan Johnsen of Serenity in the Garden

     This winter I made the trek up to snowbound Boston to see a woman speak that I have been following for many years. Jan Johnsen is a garden designer and writer. Her Serenity in the Garden blog caught my eye a long time ago...

Celebrate the Rebirth of Spring

Do you think that by THIS weekend we could have spring, please??? Last Saturday was just kind of ridiculous, snowing all day, just as we had melted a substantial portion of the winter's snow. I hear by Friday it will be in the 60's. NOW...

Get Your SPRING On!

If you are like me, you wake up in the morning and look out the window and shake your head in wonder because it still looks like the frozen tundra out there. This is spring? REALLY? I know EGGS-ACTLY what you mean...

Natureworks Opens This Friday!

Spring is finally arriving this week and Natureworks is opening full time for the season on Friday, March 20th. We couldn't be more excited! The signs are everywhere. Snowbanks are slowly disappearing. Winter aconites, snowdrops, and witch hazels are all blooming (albeit three weeks late this...

Grow a Great Garden in 2015!

 What are you growing in your garden this year? I am sure you have been thinking about how wonderful it will be to get your hands back in the soil, smell the thawing earth, and watch plants grow again. This Saturday is our second annual...

It’s Time to GROW!

It's time to GROW! "What?" you ask. How can I GROW with all this SNOW? Let me inspire you...

It’s Time to PLAN Your Spring Garden!

We are back from the flower show and spring is less than a month away! It may be hard to believe when looking outside, but keep the faith. It will be here. Are you ready? [caption id="" align="alignleft" width="213"] Pardancanda (blackberry lily) is one of my...

It’s Spring! … At the Connecticut Flower & Garden Show

Well, I have HAD it with winter. Sunday I hit the wall and simply went to bed really early, buried under thick blankets, trying to get away from the howling winds and insane cold. But Monday, my spirits completely turned around as I set foot...

A New Spin on Natureworks Classes

If it's been a while since you've registered for a Natureworks class, we hope you'll like the format of our 2015 Spring offerings.  This year we have created 2 full informational and fun filled classes. First we'll have Design Day on Feb. 28th followed by...