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12 Apr
Spring Is Here!

Greetings!     Ah spring, such a tease this year, but I do believe it is finally here. I have dubbed this "Crocus Week". They are popping up everywhere, albeit a few weeks late. Redwing blackbirds are in the marshes. The sound of the peepers is deafening, even...

30 Mar
A Blooming Good Week

Greetings!     Want to hear some words of wisdom? "Rain melts snow." Yay! So if these gray, rainy days have been getting you down, keep the faith. Slowly the snow is disappearing and the gardens are waking up. Yesterday my first winter pansy bloomed outside my window....

23 Mar
We’re Open For Spring!

Greetings!     Spring is here and Natureworks is OPEN for the season! There may be snow outside, but inside our shop and greenhouse, flowers are blooming and all is right with the world. Slowly, ever so slowly, the "great reveal" is taking place in our gardens. Just...

21 Dec
Holiday Greetings!

So here it is, the last week that Natureworks will be open in 2016. With five days left, we are happily designing away, making all kinds of unique creations for you a nd your loved ones to enjoy. Wednesday is the Winter Solstice and the shortest...

01 Dec
Open House Weekend is Here!

  Open House Weekend is Here!    Greetings!     We are SO excited to invite you to our 33rd annual Open House Weekend coming up this Saturday and Sunday, December 3rd and 4th. We have been preparing for this party for a long time. Enjoy hot cider and Jane's famous cookies...

17 Nov
Let the Harvest Begin!

I woke up this morning and after checking my email and doing a bit of correspondence, I headed outside to begin harvesting berries, branches, and boughs from my yard. Thanksgiving is NEXT WEEK and we are starting to get our greenhouse design studio fired up....

17 Nov
Thanksgiving Tablescaping the Natureworks Way!

With the crazy election season behind us, it is a nice feeling to know that many of our customers think of Natureworks as a place of comfort and joy. So many of you wandered in last week and weekend saying "I need Natureworks right now!"...

10 Nov
Dressing Up Your Patio and Porch Pots

Jennifer, my creative landscape gardener who runs one of my crews, has been contacting her clients prior to her last visit of the season to cut the frozen garden down and plant bulbs and asking them "Do you want some WINTER INTEREST in your pots...

10 Nov
A Little Peace, Love & Magic For You This Week

Welcome to another beautiful week for playing outside! Although I KNOW we need rain, it is quite astounding to enjoy warm, sunny days in November. On Monday, I had a work day at MY house. Four of my crew members spent the entire day planting,...

07 Nov
How to Get Your Organic Lawn Ready for Winter!

At Natureworks, our focus is on building healthy soil and creating a healthy ecosystem that will encourage lawn grass and discourage weeds. Healthy turf grass in healthy soil will crowd out weeds, out-competing them for nutrients, light, and water. And most importantly, you, your children...