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Tax Free Weekend Savings!

Take advantage of the Massachusetts Sales Tax Holiday this weekend (August 17-18) and save an additional 20% off fruit trees and topiary evergreens! FALL IS FOR PLANTING Spoiler Alert - It may even be the best time for planting! Spring is always such an exciting time to work...

My simple one step process to less work in the garden!

My Dad is still in sunny Florida and he takes great joy in reminding me of how nice his weather is compared to mine. Today I beat him to the daily weather text with my own snarky - "Morning Dad! It's raining again here, but...

Your Rhododendrons are not DEAD!

Your Rhododendrons and Hollies are not dead! Yes, I know they look horrible but what we are looking at is winter damage often referred to as Winter Burn. These last two weeks we have seen lots of gardeners bringing in pictures or samples of their...

Spring -Coming Soon To a Garden Near You!

Is it Spring yet? Often times I feel overwhelmed by April. I feel like every April qualifies as the most unsettled weather month on my calendar. But April should be amazing right? It is the month that I have spent all winter waiting for and...

We Are Open For The Season!

We will be opening for the spring season March 25th! Alec and Angela have been busy in our greenhouses planning, potting and caring for an exciting spring selection of new plants! The baby plants began arriving in early January and even though that can be...

March Garden Chores

I only have two items on my March chores list: first “If frozen….” and second “if thawed… Most chores can only be started when the snow melts, the ground defrosts, and mud starts to drain off and dry. If you’ve read any of my spring...

Caring for Succulents

Alec gave me a leftover Halloween planter for Christmas. It’s not as awkward as it sounds. Alec believes that to know a plant you have to grow a plant and he also knows I’ve never been a big succulent fan. He gave me a paper...

February Garden Chores!

I am surprised that my monthly list of chores has become the most popular of our blog posts. My sometimes snarky but always timely list of garden chores you need to get done this month is mostly a compilation of answers to the most commonly...

Our 2019 Resolutions Are Here!

  The beginning of every New Year is the best time to reflect on the past year and to make resolutions for changes whether in health, personal habits, or in this case gardening. Here are a few of my gardening resolutions for this coming year that...