Author: Kurt Fromherz

    Nancy is away this week on vacation. We have perennials and shrubs that need a home. These are healthy plants, however they do not look perfect. They are past bloom and need some TLC.  I gave Kassie free reign to mark them at prices WAY BELOW...

We here at Natureworks love organic lawns and want to help you achieve the lawn you want to have. There are many customers who started caring for their lawns organically and stop in to show us photos of their success! It is awesome to see...

Have you checked your Asclepias tuberosa (Orange Butterfly Weed) recently?  Have you checked your Asclepias tuberosa (Orange Butterfly Weed) recently? This was our top selling plant in 2013 and is on its way to the same title in 2014. So we know a lot of you...

Saturday, September 6th What to do with your Herb Harvest  with Barbara Torino  9:30-10:30 am   We are excited and honored to welcome Barbara Torino back to Natureworks to teach us all about harvesting from the herb garden. Barbara Torino is a longtime herb gardener, a former employee of...

Greetings! I've said it before and I'll say it again: Natureworks is FULL of life! Last Friday Lisa Smith, of our landscape crew, found this spicebush swallowtail caterpillar while walking to her car at Natureworks. Isn't he cute? He's now in chrysalis form in the shop,...

Last week we finally got our shipment of really gorgeous Gentian 'True Blue'. A picture can't do this flower justice- it really is gentian blue. This prefers a compost-enriched soil in dappled shade. It blooms in August and September and makes a VERY long lasting...

As summer transitions into fall, it's time for a fresh new look. Let my talented staff at Natureworks help you jazz up your windowboxes, patio pots, and deck planters for the upcoming fall season. We have tons of really pretty, colorful, and textural plants to...

Lespedeza thunbergii 'Gibraltar' The longer I garden the more I appreciate shrubs. They ask so little of us. Most only need to be pruned once, either in spring or fall. They need deep soaking for a while until they are established. Once firmly ensconced in your...

Retail Manager / Grow Organic Kids Workshop Educator Natureworker since 2009 CT Certified Master Gardener NOFA Accredited Land Care Practitioner CT Accredited Nursery Professional B.A. in Commercial Photography from Columbia College, Chicago.  Landscape Design certificate in 2012 from Naugatuck Valley Community College. MY SPECIALTY:  Creating beautiful, ecologically sustainable gardens - right...