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On The Radio…

Nancy is on WTIC 1080AM Garden Talk Saturdays 12-2 pm.  Saturday, Nov. 8th she was on for the whole two hours! To listen live or to replay the archived Garden Talk shows on your computer or other device, Click Here. You can also listen live on radio.com, Click Here.    ...

Terrarium Talk

Last Sunday we held a terrarium workshop at Natureworks. The participants had so much fun.   I asked Kassie and Amber to share with our email readers the basics of how to plant and care for a terrarium.  Read on and learn how to enjoy this...

Upcoming Events

Saturday, November 15th Houseplant Basics  9:30 - 10:30 am Join Nancy as she shares with you her tips for repotting, pruning, and protecting your houseplants from insect infestations over the winter. You are welcome to bring in plants for evaluation, diagnosis, or repotting. Sunday, November 16th Playing with Airplants  11:30...

SALES! SALES! SALES!

  All tulip bulbs HALF PRICE All other hardy bulbs 25% off   Take advantage of this amazing weather and keep on planting!   HALF PRICE  all outdoor fountains TAG SALE in PROGRESS!   As we redid the store, we found lots of items that we no longer have room to display. We...

Bring Beauty to your World

Dear Nancy, November is here and with it comes the mad scramble to finish up our outdoor planting. I spent Monday afternoon planting all of the perennials I had in my "holding area' and dug the holes for the shrubs. I planted about 100 tulips bulbs...

Clip and Save

Here are two special ways to save: Buy $50 worth of hardy bulbs and get 20 tulips of your choice for free. Buy 3 heads of organic seed garlic and get one free. You can reuse this coupon or share with friends and family.   Offer valid while supplies last! ...

Houseplant Love

I am in love with Streptocarpus. This African violet relative has such a strange name- it sounds like a disease! Actually, "strepto" means twisted and "carpus" refers to a seed pod so the name actually means "twisted seed pod" which perfectly describes the pod that...

How to Grow Cyclamen

Cyclamen are now in stock in our greenhouse. As the weather starts to cool off, my mind immediately thinks of this wonderful winter windowsill houseplant. Cyclamen prefer cooltemperatures. They don't want to grow in an overheated house- keep the temperatures in the 60's. That describes many...

Pot Up Bulbs NOW for your Winter Windowsill

Nothing compares to the joy I feel when I bring a pot of crocus or snowdrops up from the cellar and watch them flower on my winter windowsill. This is such an easy, rewarding project for early November that will keep you smiling as they...