Author: Kurt Fromherz

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...

Retail staff and Designer. Natureworker since 2009 Ct. Accredited Nursery Professional I have a Bachelors of Science degree in Plant and Soil Sciences from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst as well as an Associates degree in Floral Design from the Stockbridge School of Agriculture. MY SPECIALTY:  Annual container design is...

Retail sales associate Natureworker since 2012 CT Certified Master Gardener CT Accredited Nursery Professional MY SPECIALTY:  Perennials in general - my faves are Hostas, Hydrangeas, ...

Retail sales associate Natureworker since 2012 Ct. Certified Master Gardener Ct. Accredited Nursery Professional I worked as a librarian, having received a MLS from University of Kentucky. My hobby has always been gardening. I planted native shrubs throughout my yard to attract a wide variety of birds, butterflies, even...

Hydration Technician Natureworker since 2007 retail@naturework.com Ct. Accredited Nursery Professional NANCY ADDS…“Karen has been focusing on our Children’s Garden by creating I Spy for the kids. Quiet and focused, she is a tremendous asset in keeping our plants healthy."...

Office/Design Staff Natureworker since 2006 office@naturework.com Ct. Certified Master Gardener Ct. Accredited Nursery Professional I received a Landscape Design Certificate from Naugatuck Valley Community College.  My past work experience is as a visual artist. MY SPECIALTY: Overseeing plant sourcing and orders. FUN FACT:  I am a member of the Town of Hamden...