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We LOVE Air Plants!

Tillandsia Imagine growing plants in your home that do not need to be planted in pots- they live on air! If you have been to the tropics, you will have seen them hanging from the trees. Even Spanish moss is considered an air plant. How can they...

On The Radio…

Nancy is on WTIC 1080AM Garden Talk.  The program begins at 12 noon and Nancy is usually on around 12:10 p.m. During the Saturday, Nov. 8th show she was asked to stay on for the whole two hours! There were some technical difficulties but you...

Thanksgiving Cactus

Right now, my home is filled with beautiful, blooming Thanksgiving cacti. Wait a minute, you exclaim, I thought they were Christmas cacti?! Actually, there is a difference. True Christmas cacti bloom naturally in mid to late December. The time that they bud up and flower...

UPCOMING EVENTS

Shop in a peaceful atmosphere and rediscover the joy of the holiday season at Natureworks! Friday, November 28th GREEN FRIDAY! *Gift Card Giveaway* Forget rising before dawn and waiting in line to join the mad rush at the big box stores. Sleep in and come to Natureworks on GREEN...

The Shop is Transformed!

Dear Nancy, I am so excited to share with you this great news: our shop has gotten a complete makeover! Wait until you see how pretty it looks. Diane and her team have been working SO hard building new shelves, creating gorgeous displays, and basically reinventing...

Green Friday is Coming!

I'm sorry, but I am already fed up with the large box stores and chains hyping Black Friday (the day after Thanksgiving). I am seeing messages in my inbox about "pre-Black Friday specials". Spare me. First of all, as a small business owner, Black Friday...

How to Plant your Amaryllis Bulbs

NOW is the time to pot up your Amaryllis bulbs.  At Natureworks, we carry lots of wonderful varieties including exotic deep, dark maroon 'Queen of the Night', many doubles, and striking bicolors. I use clay pots for Amaryllis bulbs to help balance the weight of the...

How to Deal with Your Container Plantings in November

We have finally had a hard killing frost in CT. Still hanging in there in my container plantings are fragrant Nicotiana and Digiplexis, both of which seem immune to the cold. Of course, my winter pansies are happy as can be. It's time to redo...