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On the Road with Nancy

I just returned from Stowe, Vermont and I found so many beautiful gardens to visit and enjoy. My all time favorite is...

Renew your Fall Containers… Let us Help!

  We have exciting news! We have set up a wonderful custom planting area right as you walk into our nursery yard. We encourage you to bring us your tired, bedraggled summer pots and let us freshen them up for you. That is exactly what Janice...

A Funky, Fragrant Shrub for Fall!

Many years ago I participated in a standard flower show put on by The Branford Garden Club. It took place in the fall and I fell in love with a flowering shrub specimen in the horticulture division that was new to me. Clereodendron trichotomum is a...

Fabulous Plants for My Fall Garden

Echinacea 'Julia'  I just can't help it, when September rolls around I am suddenly filled with gardening fever once again. I look around my yard and constantly think: "what can I add next?". This has resulted in a gradual building of wonderful gardens that give me...

Boss is Away Super Sale

    Nancy is away this week on vacation. We have perennials and shrubs that need a home. These are healthy plants, however they do not look perfect. They are past bloom and need some TLC.  I gave Kassie free reign to mark them at prices WAY BELOW...

It’s Fall Renovation Time

We here at Natureworks love organic lawns and want to help you achieve the lawn you want to have. There are many customers who started caring for their lawns organically and stop in to show us photos of their success! It is awesome to see...

All About Monarchs

Have you checked your Asclepias tuberosa (Orange Butterfly Weed) recently?  Have you checked your Asclepias tuberosa (Orange Butterfly Weed) recently? This was our top selling plant in 2013 and is on its way to the same title in 2014. So we know a lot of you...

Protecting our Pollinators

Last week I spent two days at the University of CT. Besides teaching two classes, I took many classes with experts from around the country. I was very impressed with a lecture given by Kelly Gill of the Xerces Society on Conserving Pollinating Insects. She...

Spring Pruning of Summer Blooming Shrubs

Caryopteris   What can you do in the garden in the early spring? Prune all the flowering shrubs that bloom on current year's wood. Those are the plants that flower in the summer and fall. We will be having a garden walk where I will be demonstrating...