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May 2017 Newsletter

Any mention of Gypsy Moths brings out a hundred stories of “I remember when”. Just this past weekend I heard the story of how the moths were so thick on the commuter train line between Fitchburg and Gardner that the MBTA had to cancel service...

April 2017 Newsletter

New For 2017! We’re digging into the New Year with fresh new additions to our annuals, perennials, herbs, shrubs and trees! Beyond new plants, we’ve also got some exciting new projects going on here at the store. Our new phone app is exciting as it will...

April 9, 2017. Hop on In!

  Hop on in for Easter Baskets full of gardening fun - not chocolate!   Celebrate Easter with nature's gift of vivid colors of flowering plants. Choose from a wide variety of spring-themed Easter plants and fill your spring baskets with local color! Welcome spring with beautiful blooms...

February 2017 Newsletter

Beyond Blooms for Winter Color Ah, another snowstorm! Why not look at the bright side? There’s nothing quite like a blanket of snow to showcase plants with winter interest in your garden. Yes, I know it sounds like a stretch to look at the “sunny” side...

January 2017 Newsletter

  Michelle's Tips for Growing Holiday Plants Poinsettias are the most popular of holiday plants, brightening up our homes during the darkest time of the year.  Because they bring so much color and joy into our lives, it can be hard to just throw them out after...

November 2016 Newsletter

Michelle’s Tips for Easy Holiday Bulbs If forcing bulbs is a new interest, choosing Amaryllis is the right place to begin. Amaryllis deliver huge, brilliant flowers, in abundance and in lots of jazzy color combinations. Some are even fragrant. They are also, surprisingly, among the easiest...

October 2016 Newsletter

There is Lime and then there is Lime! One of the questions I am frequently asked in the fall is, Why should I lime? I often find that even gardeners who lime their lawns every year do not really understand how lime works, they just know...

September 2016 Newsletter

What to plant for amazing fall color. A Michelle ism, Your garden never closes! So many shrubs, trees and perennials are available to brighten up your fall. I am recommending some easy care favorites you may want to tuck into your home landscape right now. The trees...

August 2016 Newsletter

  Why do my Hydrangea fail to bloom? All through late summer and early fall we hear from customers who are having difficulty getting their Hydrangea macrophylla (Big Leaf or Mop Head) to bloom. We often hear that their Hydrangeas have great foliage, but no flowers in sight....