Blog

10 Mar
Will You Travel to England With Me This Summer?

This July, I am organizing a trip to England to visit gardens. I have wanted to go to England for as long as I can remember. I have studied the work of Christopher Lloyd, Vita Sackville-West, Gertrude Jekyll, Adrian Bloom. I have dreamed of this...

10 Mar
Spring Is In The Air!

The word from the local weather forecasters is that this week, the temperatures will reach 70 degrees! Wow! That puts me and all my staff into high gear. This week, we have already received 18 pallets of Coast of Maine compost and soils. The shop is...

02 Mar
What you CAN do in your Garden RIGHT NOW

I don't know about you, but every day the sun is shining and it's not freezing outside, I long to work in my yard. My husband and my neighbors are probably all rolling their eyes to see me outside already, but there is so much...

02 Mar
Welcome March-Let’s Get Growing!

March is here, and it's time to get organized for your spring garden. Lucky for you, this Saturday is GROW DAY, an all-day seminar about growing food and creating the best organic yard you possibly can. A small part of my tomato harvest last year, along...

Connecticut Flower Show App

When you get to the flower show this week, be sure to download their new App. Download the CT Flower & Garden Show app and make sure to visit our booth for a chance to win plants, prizes and more! You can use the app to...

17 Feb
It’s Flower Show Week!

After suffering through the coldest winter weekend of 2016, I am thrilled to be heading up to the CT Convention Center in Hartford for the Flower and Garden Show this Thursday through Sunday. Actually, my staff and I will be spending the entire week there,...

10 Feb
A Superfruit You May Not Know About

Last Saturday, I was thrilled to speak to a large group at the CT Horticultural Society's Winter Symposium. My talk focused on Plants with a Purpose, a theme that you will see woven into absolutely everything we will be doing this year at Natureworks. I...

10 Feb
Garden Love

Our glorious spring weather has temporarily disappeared and the reality of February in CT has returned. What a perfect excuse to gather together with like-minded garden lovers and talk plants! You will have many opportunities to do so in the coming weeks, starting with this...

03 Feb
Bee Plants You Can Grow from Seed

This year, the buzz all around us is about planting for pollinators. Many of our native bees as well as honeybees are declining in numbers; some may have already become extinct. This is due to many factors including pesticide use, loss of habitat, the fragmentation...

03 Feb
Seedy Sunday Is Here!

Is it spring yet? The weather over the past few days has been amazing. I have snowdrops in bloom and my purple witch hazel was covered with honeybeeson Monday when I went down into my lower yard to take photographs. Shipments are already arriving on...