Archive for November, 2020

Winterberry: A Holiday Classic

Posted on November 29th, 2020

One of our absolute favorite plants to decorate with during the holidays is the classic Winterberry variety Ilex verticillata commonly known as ‘Winter Red’. This native variety produces plump, bright red berries that look great either placed by themselves in a vase or paired with cut greens in any winter display. When the weather and landscape turn grey, Winterberry is a […]

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Holiday Picture Time

Posted on November 28th, 2020

It’s that time of year here at the garden center when we peek through the holiday greens on the patio and spot families trudging through our tree fields, decked out in their Sunday best, bags of pre-wrapped gifts or other props in hand. Everyone’s in search of the perfect spot to take the annual family […]

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Caring for Your Christmas Tree

Posted on November 22nd, 2020

It’s that time of year again. During the hustle and bustle that accompanies the holiday season, we somehow manage to find the time to continue the time-honored tradition of selecting and decorating the perfect Christmas tree. But after we’ve found that perfect tree, what should you do next? How do we make sure that our […]

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The Season is Upon Us

Posted on November 15th, 2020

The holiday season is upon us! We’re excited to kick off our favorite holiday traditions from baking cookies to decorating for the season. For many of us, nothing says the holidays more than the fragrant smell of a fresh-cut tree. Whether you’re a fan of pre-cut trees or you prefer to cut your own, we’re […]

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How to prevent deer damage this winter

Posted on November 14th, 2020

“Deer Daisy was here again.  I caught Daisy and her friends leaping over the stone wall this morning after enjoying breakfast in my yard.”  This is what my Poppy used to tell me all the time.  He would act frustrated but secretly he enjoyed seeing them leap, white-tailed, one after the other at sunrise in […]

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Keep Your Evergreens Looking Fresh

Posted on November 8th, 2020

I know, I know, we just passed Halloween, but believe it or not it will soon be the season for decorated Christmas trees, perfectly placed mantelpieces, fragrant evergreen garlands, and welcoming swags and wreaths on our front doors. Unfortunately,  we’ll also be looking at drying winter winds and scalding, reflective sun.  We protect ourselves with […]

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