Author: Kurt Fromherz

I am going to tell you something that you may not believe: October is the second busiest planting month of the year! We LOVE planting right now as the soil is very warm, the air is cool, there is regular rainfall, and it's not humid.    Take...

It's October! One of the prettiest months of the year, and a time when we all get re-energized to decorate and plant and celebrate the cooler weather. A deep, soaking rain as the month arrived assures that the grass seed will sprout and our newly...

What a BEAUTIFUL beginning to the Fall we are having! The weather is just gorgeous! Sunny days, a little rain Monday night, amazing fog early in the day and cool evenings. Just what we needed! This is Diane writing to you, Natureworks store manager. Nancy...

I write this email on Tuesdays and this morning, I was a couple of hours late to get up to my office as I had to help unload truck after truck of fresh, fall plants.  Three shipments in 2 hours and now, there are no parking...

I have just returned from a lovely vacation in Paniculata Paradise, a.k.a. Vermont, where Hydrangea paniculata plants are EVERYWHERE! Every variety, every size, every form. Why are they everywhere? Because they are totally hardy up there and they bloom without fail.    The new flowers of panicle...

Do you ever think to yourself "Why am I working so hard on this yard?" My husband worries that I overdo it all the time but I explain to him that I ADORE  Ray Hardman from CT Public Radio took this photo last Tuesday in our...

I was working in my garden on Sunday, planting fall veggies and harvesting, when I heard my husband calling me. "Come here!" he said. I walked over to the entrance to our courtyard to find him staring in amazement at the garden. "What is that tall...

Happy last day of July! The summer is rolling along and I am finding myself spending more time than usual just sitting and watching my garden grow. Could it be my reaction to our second heat wave? Or perhaps it is just the Do you have...

This week the crops in our summer gardens are jumping for joy. Tomatoes, peppers, eggplants, corn and so many of the food that we grow in our edible gardens are tropicals. They LOVE and NEED the heat. I bet you will Monday's dinner harvested minutes before...

Summer is truly here in all its glory. In my world, we call this time of year "high summer" because the sun is high in the sky. I just got back from a delightful 6 day Staycation. I got into a nice routine of gardening...