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Renew your Organic Lawn this Fall

At Natureworks, our focus is on building healthy soil and creating a healthy ecosystem that will encourage lawn grass and discourage weeds. Healthy turf grass in healthy soil will crowd out other plants, out-competing them for nutrients, light, and water. And most importantly, you, your...

Fabulous Plants for My Fall Garden, continued.

'Mei-Kyo' perennial mum In my quest to make you fall in love with your fall garden, I have been describing plants that I am going to be bringing home and planting in my own yard this fall. I have already listed 8 plants. Here are a couple...

BI-WEEKLY SALE

20% off all asters September 18th - October 1st Asters are a wonderful fall perennial. They are often covered with migrating butterflies and are adored by bees and pollinators. They grow in sun or partial shade and come back reliably, and bigger, every year. Highline Plant Collection HALF...

You Can Never Have Too Many Spring Blooming Bulbs!

Dear Nancy, What a week it has been! When you walk into the shop you will see that Diane and her staff have been REALLY busy- every single display and every piece of merchandise has been moved to make room for thousands of bulbs. You can...

Cover Crops- Build Healthy Soil

We are thrilled to announce that we are now carrying four types of cover crops. Also called "green manure", cover crops are planted, allowed to grow, then cut down, left to dry a few days, then turned into the soil. This adds organic matter and...

Baby Blessed

  It's hard to believe, but the beautiful yellow iris flowers in the picture above are in bloom in my courtyard now. This is Iris pumila 'Baby Blessed'. It is a dwarf iris, growing about 18" tall. Yes, it blooms in the spring, usually mid-late May....

Fabulous Plants for My Fall Garden, continued.

Last week I listed 6 plants that will improve my garden. Those are plants I will add to my garden this month. If you missed the first six, click hereto catch up. September is a great month to look at your garden, identify gaps and...

Bulbs we Love…

This is a picture of an exciting new snow crocus named 'Orange Monarch'. Snow or species crocus are bunchflowering and bloom a few weeks before the common larger flowering crocus types. I can't tell you how thrilled I am to have finally gotten my hands...

BI-WEEKLY SALE

Asters are a wonderful fall perennial. They are often covered with migrating butterflies and are adored by bees and pollinators. They grow in sun or partial shade and come back reliably, and bigger, every year. They blend beautifully with many fall perennials. On the left you...

Fall is in the Air!

 Dear Nancy, I just returned from a week away- unplugged, roaming the beautiful countryside of Vermont. I wrote a blog post about my travels- see the article in the sidebar on the left. Pictures too! I arrived home to find my garden literally overflowing with produce....