Spring Cleaning

Posted on March 23rd, 2020

Things are uncertain right now and your routine has likely been upended, but one thing that is consistent is the need to get outside and the importance of spring cleaning this time of year! That need is never more important than in your yard. This is the time to get some fresh air while you clean up, remove […]

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Pruning Advice

Posted on March 23rd, 2020

When things start to wake up in the spring, you know its time to start cutting back and pruning your plants. Hydrangeas are a tricky set and one we get asked about most often.Your panicle hydrangeas can be cut back as much as 50 percent right now, but your traditional hydrangeas should be left alone. Don’t prune them now […]

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5 Tips to Plan Ahead

Posted on March 9th, 2020

The ground is starting to thaw, temperatures have started to rise just a bit, and that means it’s time to get outside and dust off your lawn and gardening tools. It’s nice enough out now that we’re encouraging everyone to get outside and start your spring clean up. March might seem early, but I promise […]

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Get a jump on critters

Posted on March 9th, 2020

The winter months may seem bleak, but contrary to popular belief, two types of little critters that love to wreck your lawn and garden, don’t go completely dormant in the winter. That means during a warm winter like the one we’ve had, moles and voles remained fairly active and are already causing trouble under the […]

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Spring Checklist

Posted on February 17th, 2020

Spring is the busiest time in your garden, and it can be easy to miss some important tasks that you’ll kick yourself for later. But good news! This spring checklist is customized for you—gardening in the New England climate—and it’s what we follow to keep our own gardens in tip-top shape to enjoy for months to […]

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T’WAS STACEY’S LAST TIP BEFORE CHRISTMAS

Posted on December 22nd, 2019

T’WAS STACEY’S LAST TIP BEFORE CHRISTMAS, WHEN ALL THROUGH THE HOUSE,  SOME CREATURES WERE STIRRING (MAYBE A MOUSE?) THE FRUIT FLY TRAPS WERE SET BY THE FRUIT BOWL WITH CARE,  IN HOPES THAT THE FRUIT FLIES SOON WOULD’NT BE THERE. THE MOUSE BAIT WAS PLACED, JUST STRATEGICALLY SO,  TO ENSURE THE MICE NESTING ALL WOULD GO,  WE […]

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Top 5 Festive Houseplants

Posted on December 16th, 2019

Christmas is just around the corner! If you’re still on the prowl for plants to decorate with or give as gifts, we’ve rounded up a few of our favorite festive houseplants just in time for this holiday season. •Stephanotis (Jasmine) – this is an outstanding plant any time of the season. It has beautiful white […]

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OLD MOTHER HUBBARD WENT TO HER CUPBOARD

Posted on December 13th, 2019

…and found a pantry pest “Fa la la la la…la la la la”, Mother Hubbard was happily singing a Christmas song as she went to her cupboard to pull out the secret ingredients for her famous Cranberry bread.  As she was mid-tune, with mouth wide open, something awful happened.  “Fa la la la… gasp, gulp, […]

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Giftcard Kits

Posted on December 9th, 2019

We know holiday gift shopping can be tiring. If time is tight, you might see gift cards as an attractive go-to option. But if you’re looking for something a little more meaningful, we’ve got you covered. We’re offering a few pre-assembled gift card options for the gardener or plant lover in your life. Make shopping […]

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2019 Gift Ideas

Posted on December 9th, 2019

Each year we gather a few of our favorite things together in an effort to help you find your loved ones the perfect gift! This year our list includes: A unique custom basket for the person who loves to decorate for the holidays. A locally made, soy, wood-wick candle with pine needles to make any home smell […]

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