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Decorating with Pumpkins

Posted on September 15th, 2020

Oh my gourd, pumpkins are here! That means it’s time to get decorating for fall! To get you inspired, we’ve rounded up a few of our favorite ways to use pumpkins inside and out this season.   Traditional Carving Okay, we can’t have an article about decorating with pumpkins without mentioning pumpkin carving. Carving is […]

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Funky Pumpkins

Posted on September 7th, 2020

What is the number one must-have for fall decorating?  It’s the pumpkin of course!  It’s a mandatory staple for Halloween, but unique pumpkins are versatile when it comes to decorating, and they can take you all the way through the fall into Thanksgiving! Most of you are probably familiar with Howden pumpkins which are ideal […]

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Low-Light Houseplants

Posted on September 6th, 2020

Do you have that one room in your home where all of your houseplants wind up because all the others are too dark? Or have you been avoiding houseplants altogether due to poor natural light? For those dark rooms and homes we’ve rounded up a list of our favorite low-light houseplants that’ll thrive even if […]

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Everything’s Coming Up Roses

Posted on June 28th, 2020

Out in the yard, roses are full of blooms and ready for planting! We’ve been getting lots of questions from you all, asking if it’s too late to plant, and we can assure you it’s not too late! The most important thing with roses is to plant them in full sun. Roses want to bake, […]

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5 Tips for Summer Veggies

Posted on June 28th, 2020

Nothing is healthier and more satisfying for your body than fresh-picked veggies from your own garden.  Growing your own vegetables is not only healthy for your body but great therapy for your mind.  I don’t know about you, but every time I harvest a fresh vegetable that I grew myself, I feel mentally and physically great! […]

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Time to Water

Posted on June 22nd, 2020

With the hot week expected, we just wanted to to give you all a quick reminder to protect your plants during the long hot days of summer. While we’re not technically in a drought right now, the state of Connecticut is considered to be ‘abnormally dry’ in terms of average precipitation, with more heat expected […]

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Summer Planting

Posted on June 21st, 2020

Summer Planting? Who knew it was so easy! One of the many questions we usually start hearing this time of year is “Can I still plant in the summer? We understand why people may be nervous but the answer is an overwhelming YES! Here are six easy tips to follow before you get started: 1)   Choose the right […]

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Give Your Lawn a Little Boost

Posted on June 15th, 2020

It’s June, and your gloriously green, spring lawn, may not be looking quite as vibrant right now. So lets do something about it! It’s time to give your lawn a little boost. As the hotter weather approaches, the cool season grasses in our lawns start to suffer and could use a little of your help […]

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Celebrate National Pollinator Month

Posted on June 15th, 2020

June is National Pollinator month, and it’s the perfect time to give bees, birds, and bats a little recognition. Pollinators, such as bees and butterflies, play a big part in getting our gardens to grow. Did you know, Honeybees are directly responsible for pollinating one third of the food we eat? They help fertilize flowers, […]

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Create a Butterfly Friendly Space

Posted on June 8th, 2020

Want to attract butterflies to your yard? In addition to nectar-rich plants, such as butterfly bush, here are some simple “extras” that you can include to ensure butterflies pay you a visit year after year:   Sun: When a beautiful butterfly emerges from its cocoon, it’s cold. It needs the sun to warm it up to pump blood into its veins and fly. Cut back branches of overhanging trees and shrubs […]

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