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Garden Sickle to the Rescue!

I've started cutting down large stands of perennials in my gardens that have completely finished for the season. This is a gradual process that takes place over the next two months. Our rule of thumb is: if it's brown or yellow, cut it down. If...

Designing with Bulbs

This Saturday morning, as part of our Bulbs for Breast Cancer fund-raiser, I will be teaching a free class about Designing with Bulbs. In my opinion, bulbs are an integral part of every garden. They double the color that you can enjoy, no matter how...

Bulbs we Love…

Nectaroscordum siculum is called Mediterannean Bells or Sicilian Honey Garlic and is one of the most asked about bulbs in our gardens. Blooming in June, the 3' tall spires rise up to display a cluster of dangling bells that are cream striped with dark maroon....

Bulbs For Breast Cancer

Saturday, October 4th and Sunday, October 5th Fun events all weekend! 5th Annual Bulbs for Breast Cancer Fund-raiser: Raffles, Refreshments and more! 10% of all bulb sales during this weekend will be donated to After the Storm,Inc. a local group that assists cancer survivors heal emotionally, physically and spiritually. Make...

It’s Easy to Add Color!

Dear Nancy, Fall has officially arrived. What a glorious time of year to work and play outside. The cool air fills us with energy. Gardens are bountiful with vegetables, flowers, and herbs for cutting, cooking, and preserving. The drought has ended and we have been blessed...

It’s Microgreen Time Again

Are you craving fresh produce now that the veggie garden season is winding down? While you may still have kale coming on strong, it's time to start thinking about growing nutrient rich microgreens and sprouts. Microgreens are the young leaves of many different greens and...

Bringing your Houseplants Indoors

Now that fall has officially arrived, it's time to start getting your houseplants that have been summering outdoors back into the house for the winter. Our first frost is usually not until the middle of October, but preparing your plants should start now. First of all,...

Custom Grass For CT

Did you know that you should be seeding and fertilizing your lawn right now, filling in bare, weedy spots and doing renovations? It's WAY better than doing it in the spring. Our Natureworks custom grass seed blend has been created for our area. Don't miss this...

The Pumpkins are here!

This week also marked the beginning of fall for us because the pumpkins arrived! What a way to dress up a porch for fall. Come and be inspired by our fall displays and see the wreaths we have been making up. Have an old wheelbarrow?...