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Gardening Classes Begin Soon!

Gardening Classes Begin Soon! Hot off the press, the 2016 Natureworks Winter/Early Spring Class Brochure is ready. I am so excited about the many workshops we are offering in the next few months. The first two classes are coming up soon. On February 13, I will...

27 Jan
Planning For Spring!

  Why is Nancy smiling? Because I am standing with Ken Druse and Dan Furman and we are going to be the speakers at the upcoming CT Horticultural Society Symposium on February 6th at the Mark Twain House in Hartford. There are about 20 spots left- register today! Details on this symposium and all...

04 Dec
Great Greens That I Love!

For nearly 12 years I have been planting evergreens in the shop gardens and in my home landscape to be able to harvest unusual, fresh cut greenery, branches, and berries for the holiday season at Natureworks. As the years go by and the plants slowly...

04 Dec
It’s Party Time

Welcome December. Although the days may be shorter and the light lessened, all is bright atNatureworks right now. We are gearing up for our 32nd Annual Holiday Open House, a.k.a. COOKIE WEEKEND! Yes, Jane has been baking her famous cookies for days and days and...

25 Nov
Great Greens that I LOVE!

We have fresh cut Concolor fir available by the bunch. It smells like lemons and is a soft, blue color. For nearly 12 years I have been planting evergreens in the shop gardens and in my home landscape to be able to harvest unusual, fresh cut...

25 Nov
Giving Thanks

As we celebrate Thanksgiving this week, I want to take a moment to tell you, our wonderfulNatureworks Email reader, how grateful I am foryou. So often I hear people say that they don't know how I do it, meaning, find the time to write the...

19 Nov
Upcoming Events

Saturday, November 21st Thanksgiving Centerpiece Demonstration11 am - 12:00 pm Watch Nancy as she designs a naturalistic, beautiful Thanksgiving centerpiece using greens and fresh flowers.Sunday, November 22nd Chocolate Sunday All Day We all know that the holiday season and chocolate go together, so get the party going early with...

19 Nov
Succulent Centerpieces

Thanksgiving is next week! Just writing those words amazes me. Time seems to be flying by so quickly. We are creating some wonderful, quite unusual arrangements for you to decorate your Thanksgiving table and bring to friends. Imagine my delight when Amber, Kassie, Jillian, and...

09 Oct
The Garden Bouquet of the Week

I am on a mission! I want to inspire all of my readers to go out to the garden every week and pick flowers. I have been doing it for decades and it brings so much beauty to the inside of my house, especially now...

09 Oct
Bee Happy!

What a beautiful October week we have in store! Nearly 4 inches of much needed rain has soaked the ground and it's time to GET SERIOUS about planting and rearranging your gardens at last. The cool nights create misty mornings and the dew on the...