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Creating a “Potager” Garden at Home

  What is a Potager? Quite simply, a potager is a French kitchen garden. The traditional version of a potager garden contains symmetrical or geometrical garden beds with the vegetables planted in patterns or groups rather than in rows, often with flowers, fruit and herbs intermingled. It can be as elaborate or as simplistic as you wish. Let [...]

2018-10-29T00:53:08+00:00May 11th, 2017|Flowers & Gardens, Growing Vegetables|

Garden Trends for 2017

We are often asked at the greenhouse about the current trends in gardens: color combinations, easy-to-grow perennials that reward you year after year, and nifty projects that are functional and beautiful. Here's our scoop on some garden trends for 2017 based on our industry knowledge as well as what we see in and around the Saratoga Springs area. All [...]

2018-10-29T00:53:08+00:00April 28th, 2017|Flowers & Gardens|

Hypertufa Class: May 21, 2017

Selecting a fantastic container for your container gardening project can be a task all by itself. Setting aside what plants you eventually will put in the vessel, choosing the right container can be time-consuming, combining aesthetic and practical considerations. Come learn the perfect solution to that issue: hypertufa! You can make your own containers easily with a simple [...]

Waking Up Your Spring Garden

After a long winter and some late-season snowstorms, we are all thrilled to have the sun's warmth melt the last of the snowbanks and wake up the earth for gardening season. Yet, it can be a daunting task to look outside at lawns and beds covered with leaves that blew in during the colder months, plants [...]

2018-10-29T00:53:08+00:00April 18th, 2017|Flowers & Gardens, Tips & Tricks|
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