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What I Learned about Christmas trees…

Last week I picked out my fresh cut tree (I took home "Harriet" and she's a beauty).  I was reading on a garden center site about how to care for a tree and I learned something new. I knew that I needed to give my...

It’s For the Birds!

Birds are an important part of my gardens. Last year, I finally got my husband interested in the winter pleasure of feeding the birds. Now he regularly fills the feeders and makes sure the paths are shoveled to them as well. Surrounding my feeders are shrubs...

Brrrr…Got Ice? We’ve got Ice Melt! (Coupon)

Natural Alternative Ice Melt that is. Buy now and save 20% off the price of the 20 lb. bag or the handy 9 lb. shaker jug. Safe For Plants and Pets!!! Offer valid while supplies last. ...

On The Radio…

Nancy is on WTIC 1080AM Garden Talk with Scott and Len. The program begins at 12 noon and Nancy is usually on around 12:10 p.m.  Listen in for some lively discussions!   To listen live or to replay the archived Garden Talk shows on your computer or...

It’s Party Time!!!

Dear Nancy, It's December! It's hard to imagine that we are less than 30 days away from the end of the year- and we have so much to do before then! First of all, we have to have a great big party. This weekend is our...

Deck the Halls with our wonderful ROPING

Last weekend we had a couple drive over an hour to buy roping from Natureworks. They did so because we have quality roping that we DIP in WiltPruf. This makes it last so much longer. Another name for roping is garland. It is used to decorate...

Gift Ideas for Nature Lovers

One of the beauties of owning a small store is that you can choose unique items that represent the ideas you believe in and bring them to the marketplace. You can't imagine how fun (and challenging) it is to do the buying for Natureworks! We...

The Christmas Rose

It is a tradition in Germany to bring a Christmas rose into the house for the weeks before and after Christmas. Helleborus niger is the original species Christmas rose that I have growing in my shade garden at home and at Natureworks. When I pull...