Author: Kurt Fromherz

Dear Nancy, What a week it has been! When you walk into the shop you will see that Diane and her staff have been REALLY busy- every single display and every piece of merchandise has been moved to make room for thousands of bulbs. You can...

We are thrilled to announce that we are now carrying four types of cover crops. Also called "green manure", cover crops are planted, allowed to grow, then cut down, left to dry a few days, then turned into the soil. This adds organic matter and...

  It's hard to believe, but the beautiful yellow iris flowers in the picture above are in bloom in my courtyard now. This is Iris pumila 'Baby Blessed'. It is a dwarf iris, growing about 18" tall. Yes, it blooms in the spring, usually mid-late May....

Last week I listed 6 plants that will improve my garden. Those are plants I will add to my garden this month. If you missed the first six, click hereto catch up. September is a great month to look at your garden, identify gaps and...

This is a picture of an exciting new snow crocus named 'Orange Monarch'. Snow or species crocus are bunchflowering and bloom a few weeks before the common larger flowering crocus types. I can't tell you how thrilled I am to have finally gotten my hands...

Saturday, September 20th Flower Presses for Adults 9:30 - 10:30 am $10 fee Space is limited; call 203-484-2748 to register. Take home your very own wooden flower press. Natureworker, Jillian Shea will do a hands-on demonstration on how to build a flower press. Afterward, we'll walk in the...

Asters are a wonderful fall perennial. They are often covered with migrating butterflies and are adored by bees and pollinators. They grow in sun or partial shade and come back reliably, and bigger, every year. They blend beautifully with many fall perennials. On the left you...

 Dear Nancy, I just returned from a week away- unplugged, roaming the beautiful countryside of Vermont. I wrote a blog post about my travels- see the article in the sidebar on the left. Pictures too! I arrived home to find my garden literally overflowing with produce....

I just returned from Stowe, Vermont and I found so many beautiful gardens to visit and enjoy. My all time favorite is...

  We have exciting news! We have set up a wonderful custom planting area right as you walk into our nursery yard. We encourage you to bring us your tired, bedraggled summer pots and let us freshen them up for you. That is exactly what Janice...