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June is here in all its glory! It's time for roses and astilbes, lupines and Baptisias. The early daylilies are starting to flower and the perennial bachelor's buttons are in their glory. It's time to get your cucumbers and squash seeds in Just arrived- 'Besame Mucho'...

Guess what? Memorial Day has come and gone and it's still May for the rest of the week! It's PRIME planting time and we have never been so well stocked 'Strawberry Blond' marigolds are just so pretty! with beautiful plants. We had one of our busiest weekends...

It's the week before Memorial Day and things are going a bit crazy here at Natureworks. Last week was NOT easy for any of us. Luckily, the tornados missed us by a few miles, but they did so much damage to so many of our...

It's Veggie Week at Natureworks! We start preparing for this time of year in the fall, contracting with organic growers to grow all kinds of edibles for us. It is quite the process, as we all have VERY strong ideas about what varieties must make the list....

Welcome to an absolutely stunning week in May. Mother's Day weekend is upon us and it's time to celebrate not just our moms, but all of the strong, powerful women in our lives. My mom was a tiny woman and an amazing human being. There was nobody...

We welcome the month of May with open arms as this week promises sunshine and a much needed warm up. I layered up and worked in my own gardens over the weekend, primarily splitting and transplanting asters and mums and other perennials. My veggie gardens...

NOW we're talking! Spring weather is finally here and it looks like it might actually stick around this time. What a blessed relief. I am finally seeing what looks like April to me- my white weeping cherry tree in full bloom, buzzing with bees. Daffodils galore flowering...

Here's my new motto: Weather or not, I'm gardening! Okay, just had to put that out there. What a crazy spring we are having! Saturday was warm and sunny and a good time was had by all on our first garden walk of the season. Sunday was cold and windy. It...

Crazy weather got you down? Don't fret, we are heading into a wonderful stretch of mild, sunny, spring weather and it's TIME! I spent Sunday working on my raised beds, getting them ready to plant my cool season veggies, finally. I reset my stakes and wire fences for...

Hello April! After a beautiful Easter weekend, it was quite a shocker to wake up to snow on Monday. On Sunday morning, I had potted up lots of containers on my deck, knowing my guests would be wandering outdoors during the day to enjoy the spring air. Pansies,...