Author: Kurt Fromherz

Rain at last! As gardeners, it has been very difficult dealing with six weeks of drought and heat during the spring. The spell has been broken. Our rain gauges are overflowing. Deep, soaking rain for three days has revitalized the landscape. Planting season resumes, full...

Memorial Day is behind us, and the gardens are really starting to fill out. All new types of plants are beginning to bloom- peonies, Baptisias, poppies, irises, Clematis, early roses, and so much more. This is an exciting week here at Natureworks. We are restocking from a...

Warm weather has arrived and it is time to plant your veggie gardens. This is officially called "Veggie Week" here at Natureworks because the majority of our warm season plants have arrived early this week. After tagging our pre-book orders, our benches are filled to overflowing...

Last weekend, my husband and I were sitting on the deck, enjoying the warm sun and the flowers. He turned to me and said "The magic is beginning to reappear in the garden." I knew just what he meant. Finally, it feels, looks, and smells...

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="194"] We have all kinds of perennial primroses. These make the May garden so special![/caption] Friday is the first day of May! This is the month we all wait for each year. Flowers are everywhere- trees are bursting into bloom, perennial beds are...

At Natureworks, our goal is 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 other plants, out-competing them for nutrients, light, and water. And most importantly, you, your children...

When you think of monarch butterflies, you probably dream of a picture like the one above with a butterfly nectaring on a pretty flower, such as a zinnia. Butterflies need TWO things- they need nectar from flowers, for sure. But before that, they need what...

Spring is not only here, it is now in FAST FORWARD! In one week, I have seen more flowers appear before my eyes than ever before. We so deserve all of the warm, sunny weather we get right now. You should see our nursery yard!...

Helleborus 'Cinnamon Snow' and Peppermint Ruffles' Got Hellebores? We do! Twelve varieties are scheduled to be delivered this week and just in time. They are beginning to unfurl their flowers in our gardens and everyone has started asking about them. What make Hellebores so special? First of...