Author: Kurt Fromherz

Saturday, October 4th and Sunday, October 5th Fun events all weekend! 5th Annual Bulbs for Breast Cancer Fund-raiser: Raffles, Refreshments and more! 10% of all bulb sales during this weekend will be donated to After the Storm,Inc. a local group that assists cancer survivors heal emotionally, physically and spiritually. Make...

Dear Nancy, Fall has officially arrived. What a glorious time of year to work and play outside. The cool air fills us with energy. Gardens are bountiful with vegetables, flowers, and herbs for cutting, cooking, and preserving. The drought has ended and we have been blessed...

Are you craving fresh produce now that the veggie garden season is winding down? While you may still have kale coming on strong, it's time to start thinking about growing nutrient rich microgreens and sprouts. Microgreens are the young leaves of many different greens and...

Now that fall has officially arrived, it's time to start getting your houseplants that have been summering outdoors back into the house for the winter. Our first frost is usually not until the middle of October, but preparing your plants should start now. First of all,...

Did you know that you should be seeding and fertilizing your lawn right now, filling in bare, weedy spots and doing renovations? It's WAY better than doing it in the spring. Our Natureworks custom grass seed blend has been created for our area. Don't miss this...

This week also marked the beginning of fall for us because the pumpkins arrived! What a way to dress up a porch for fall. Come and be inspired by our fall displays and see the wreaths we have been making up. Have an old wheelbarrow?...

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 other plants, out-competing them for nutrients, light, and water. And most importantly, you, your...

'Mei-Kyo' perennial mum In my quest to make you fall in love with your fall garden, I have been describing plants that I am going to be bringing home and planting in my own yard this fall. I have already listed 8 plants. Here are a couple...

UPCOMING EVENTS WHERE WILL YOU FIND NANCY ON Friday September 26th? At 3 pm she be in the Discovery Center at the Durham Fair Topic: Why We Should Grow Native Plants Nancy will explain the important role native plants play in creating sustainable, healthy ecosystems. She will show and talk about...

WHERE WILL YOU FIND NANCY ON Friday September 26th? At 3 pm she be in the Discovery Center at the Durham Fair Topic: Why We Should Grow Native Plants Nancy will explain the important role native plants play in creating sustainable, healthy ecosystems. She will show and talk about many...