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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...

UPCOMING EVENTS

Saturday, November 8th Growing Food Indoors - Micro Greens & Sprouts  9:30 - 10:30 am As the outdoor food garden winds down, you can still produce nutritious food indoors by growing sprouts and microgreens. Join Nancy as she explains how these easy care seeds can seriously improve your...

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 SELECT HARDGOODS ON SALE!!! In stock items only--  On sale now until they are gone HALF PRICE lime (dolomitic and calcitic), corn gluten, and Pro-Holly. HALF PRICE...

Good News is Worth Repeating: Nancy is on the Radio!

Look who I'm playing with every Saturday! It's Len Giddix and co-host Scott Reil of Garden Talk on Saturdays from 12-2 on WTIC 1080AM. Scott and Len have invited me to have a regular segment just after 12 noon on their weekly show. Call in...

BOO-ti-ful Bargains!

Dear Nancy, It's Halloween week! The fall foliage is simply glorious as are our gardens. Roses, beautyberry, late blooming perennial mums, Gaura, and lots more continue to greet us every day when we arrive at work. This is your LAST CHANCE to save big on outdoor...

To Cut or Not to Cut…

This week we have been bombarded with questions about exactly what to cut back in the garden. That is exactly why I am giving a garden walk on this very subject on Saturday morning. Siberian iris foliage has turned yellow, time to cut it down. The...