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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...

‘Iron Lady’ Tomatoes

  Photo courtesy of High Mowing Seeds This winter I posed a question on Facebook asking our readers to name their favorite tomato varieties. I was ordering seeds and we were finalizing our Incredible Edibles list. 'Cherokee Purple' and 'Sungold' were popular, along with many other heirlooms....

04 Mar
To Sow or Not to Sow That is the Question!

There are two types of gardeners: those that love the excitement of growing plants from seed and those that are secretly afraid of growing from seed. Believe me, at Natureworks we work with "newbies", complete beginners and turn them on to the ancient ritual and...