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26 May
Weigela and Boxwood-What do they have in common?

Last weekend, I was taking a walk with my husband around our neighborhood and spotted a Weigela in bloom. My first thought was "I have to write about the boxwood leafminer in the email this week." What? Boxwood leafminer is a destructive pest of boxwood plants....

26 May
Memorial Day Weekend Celebration of Flowers and Food!

What a wondrous time of year. Everywhere I go I see and hear signs of life reborn. Tree frogs have starting calling to each other in my backyard and in the yards of my clients. What a loud brrreeeeep! they make. Have you ever seen...

19 May
Organic Edibles and Unusual Annuals Galore!

Last weekend broke all records for any two day period at Natureworks. A great big THANK YOU to all of my staff who worked so hard to prepare for the first wave of veggie gardeners to descend upon our store. That was just the beginning!...

05 May
Plants Instead of Mulch!

If I spot a trend among my customers, clients, neighbors, and friends, I ALWAYS feel compelled to share it with you. In the past month, I can't even count the number of time people have said to me "I am sick of mulching over and...

05 May
May Love

Welcome to the "merry" month of May. The month is starting out a tad gloomy with rain falling throughout the state. We are working full steam ahead despite the weather as we have no less than 7 truckloads of plants arriving in the next few...

03 May
Unique Gifts for Mother’s Day

If you are looking for a unique gift, we can help you put together a garden basket filled with perennials, herbs, and annuals. After Mother's Day, they can be added to your mom's garden. Here are some really pretty plants to consider...

03 May
Mother’s Day

This coming Sunday, May 8th, is Mother's Day. It is a very special occasion at Natureworks. We invite you to visit with your mom or your grandmother or special aunt- many women have made a big difference in our lives. Stroll our beautiful organic demonstration...

28 Apr
May is on the Way!

It's hard to believe that this is the last week of April. May 1st is Sunday and it is certainly time to get planting! The nights can still be quite chilly, so focus on planting cool tolerant annuals such as the gorgeous Diascias shown above...

21 Apr
Plant your Spring Veggies NOW!!!

As many of you know, I garden with the phases of the moon. This week on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Saturday, is the time to plant above ground annuals, especially flowering plants and herbs. I have gathered seedlings of broccoli raab, 'Nancy Butterhead' lettuce, and chard....

21 Apr
Celebrate Earth Day with Natureworks!

Happy Earth Day Week everyone! This is OUR time to celebrate here at Natureworks. We love to see people from all over the world focusing on organic food and gardening methods, recycling, conservation, and generally cherishing this amazing planet that we inhabit. Thirty three years...