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Welcome to the "merry" month of May. The month is starting out a tad gloomy with rain falling throughout the state. We are working full steam ahead despite the weather as we have no less than 7 truckloads of plants arriving in the next few...

If you are looking for a unique gift, we can help you put together a garden basket filled with perennials, herbs, and annuals. After Mother's Day, they can be added to your mom's garden. Here are some really pretty plants to consider...

This coming Sunday, May 8th, is Mother's Day. It is a very special occasion at Natureworks. We invite you to visit with your mom or your grandmother or special aunt- many women have made a big difference in our lives. Stroll our beautiful organic demonstration...

It's hard to believe that this is the last week of April. May 1st is Sunday and it is certainly time to get planting! The nights can still be quite chilly, so focus on planting cool tolerant annuals such as the gorgeous Diascias shown above...

As many of you know, I garden with the phases of the moon. This week on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Saturday, is the time to plant above ground annuals, especially flowering plants and herbs. I have gathered seedlings of broccoli raab, 'Nancy Butterhead' lettuce, and chard....

Happy Earth Day Week everyone! This is OUR time to celebrate here at Natureworks. We love to see people from all over the world focusing on organic food and gardening methods, recycling, conservation, and generally cherishing this amazing planet that we inhabit. Thirty three years...

We made it through the April ice age and I am happy to report that our plants are actually doing great! Aside from some frozen flowers on the early magnolias and forsythias, everything else is recovering nicely. I unwrapped my peach tree and was thrilled...

At the start of every week (actually, usually on my day off on Sunday) I begin thinking about what I am going to write in this week's email. Often I have a chat with Diane St. John, photographer extraordinaire and retail shop manager. Then, on...

Last week in this email we talked about the negative effects of lawn poisons on birds, bees, and other creatures. This weekend I noticed that dandelions are starting to flower in my neighborhood. This plant is the cause of more toxins being dumped on our...