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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...

14 Apr
Bring on the Spring!

We made it through the April ice age and I am happy to report that our plants are actually doing great! Aside from some frozen flowers on the early magnolias and forsythias, everything else is recovering nicely. I unwrapped my peach tree and was thrilled...

07 Apr
The ice doesn’t seem to bother this guy. Detach, detach…

There, I feel better now. Seriously folks, there is nothing at this point we can do but wait it out (and commiserate). The place to do that? At Natureworks, of course. Come in, soak up the sun in our warm and cozy greenhouse, pick out One...

07 Apr
Dear Mother Nature…

At the start of every week (actually, usually on my day off on Sunday) I begin thinking about what I am going to write in this week's email. Often I have a chat with Diane St. John, photographer extraordinaire and retail shop manager. Then, on...

01 Apr
The Dandelion Wars

Last week in this email we talked about the negative effects of lawn poisons on birds, bees, and other creatures. This weekend I noticed that dandelions are starting to flower in my neighborhood. This plant is the cause of more toxins being dumped on our...

01 Apr
Oh So PRETTY!

I have to keep reminding myself this week that it is still March! With Easter in the past and the daffodils and star magnolias in full bloom everywhere, it sure feels like April to me. Never mind the crazy chaos happening on every front at...







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