Author: Natureworks

As I typed the words of the title for this week's email, I shook my head in amazement. Where does the time go? How can Labor Day be this weekend? I guess the signs are all around us. I read the passage of time by...

August can be a lovely month. I was fortunate enough to have a few extra days off over the last weekend and the weather was gorgeous. I spent a bit of time gardening and a lot of time sitting and watching my garden pulse with...

What a summer we are having! So many extremes, it sure is keeping us on our toes as gardeners. The heat wave this weekend tested us, that's for sure. Then, blessed relief and LOTS of rain. Again. Do you know what that means? Expect the...

Guess what? We are SO very excited that our all-day Have a Happy Habitat Day event is this Saturday. The weather is cooperating and we expect to have a fabulous day of classes, beautiful pictures, and information. Kathy Connolly (shown above) is speaking on meadows,...

Are you sick of ice, slush, and snow? Me too. Winter is getting a bit weary. I have just the solution! Head up to the CT Convention Center in Hartford this Thursday thru Sunday and visit the CT Flower and Garden Show. It is such...

  Are you ready to get your spring fever on? Good! This Sunday is the annual These are some of MY favorite seeds- these veggies will always find a home in my garden Natureworks winter celebration that kicks off the growing season: SEEDY SUNDAY! We have all been working...

How is your December going? Ours is passing by in a blur of greens, wire, ribbon, laughter, carols, cookies, and flowers. The past week was filled with all kinds of custom orders. This gives us so much pleasure. Making special things for customers that we...

I went shopping on Monday and was surprised to see mums at the grocery store and Halloween candy on the grocery store shelves. It's that time of year again: back to school time, the last few weeks of August. As a gardener, I am seeing...

Some Interesting New Plants   I was at a nursery the other day and I discovered a new and very cool summer blooming Spirea. It is called 'Painted Lady' and the leaves are variegated white and green! Oddly enough, they told me that in early spring, the...

An INSTANT Pollinator Garden   Do you want to do something to help our precious pollinators? I keep reading post on Facebook that folks just aren't seeing the bees they used to see in their yards. Not me. My yard is ABUZZ with life, even at night...