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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?...

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....