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Dear Nancy, October is unfolding nicely, don't you think? The picture above was taken in my back yard last Thursday evening after a full day of rain. It's such a glorious, golden time of year. We had our first frost on Monday night, some milder than...

At Natureworks, we LOVE Wilt-Pruf. This is an all-natural, anti-dessicant spray made of pine sap that we spray on our broadleaf evergreens to keep them from drying out in the winter. The temperature range to spray Wilt-Pruf is critical: it must be applied when it...

...and more microgreen information... Last week I told you about a new micro-green blend developed by my friend Sandy Merrill from Hart's Seed Company in Wethersfield. She named it Veggie Confetti! The packets have arrived and we have already planted some samples in our greenhouse for...

Snowdrops are the very first bulbs to come up in the garden. Forget spring, these beauties bloom in late February or early March, literally right through the snow, thus the name. We carry THREE varieties of snowdrops at Natureworks. They vary in height and bloom...

Saturday, October 25th I Dig Dahlias & Other Tender Bulbs with Jane Ketterer  9:30 - 10:30 am Jane is an expert at planting, growing, digging and storing tender bulbs.  As the frost arrives, it's time to dig your dahlias, and other tender bulbs.  Then you need to...

Have you checked out our greenhouse lately? Many of the houseplants in our greenhouse are 50% off right now. We have quite the eclectic collection of tropical plants that are looking for a home in your warm, cozy house. Flowering maple (Abutilon) isn't a maple...

One of the prettiest plants in my garden right now is Amsonia hubrechtii, our native bluestar. The only way to describe this plant is pettable- you can't help but running your fingers through its soft foliage. Diane in a bed of Amsonia hubrechtii at Millennium Park...