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    Going Green with Evergreens

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    Bringing a live tree into the home for Christmas is a holiday tradition that has survived since its origins in the 1500s.  Today, decorating a Christmas tree is a special family activity that really kicks off the season for most folks, and as a bonus […]

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    Season’s Greenings!

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    A late Thanksgiving this year means we are already fully geared up for the holidays here at Van Putte’s.  One of our favorite seasonal events is coming up, with our annual free Christmas Open House happening this weekend!  It’s a fun and family-friendly event with a free […]

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    Blogging for Apples

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    One of our favorite and most quintessential fall flavors is also one of the simplest: a fresh, crisp, NYS apple, of course!  Whatever variety you prefer, right now is the time they’re tastiest and most plentiful in Western NY. An Apple A Day… Apple farmers […]

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    Kids Grow Club Creates Fall-tastical Creatures!

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    The October 2013 meeting of the Kids Grow Club was tons of fun as usual!  We had over 35 kids ages 5-12 come for the “Create Your Own Pumpkin Creature” meeting on Sunday afternoon. There were a few googly eyes and pipecleaners in the mix, but everything […]

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    Bulbs are here!

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    Though fall is just beginning, it’s also time to start thinking of spring (just a little).  If you want great spring color from tulips, daffodils, crocus, hyacinth, allium, snowdrops, etc., now is the time to get them in the ground.  Our bulb shipment just arrived […]

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    Tools of the Trade

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    Days are shortening and the weather is cooling off so you know what that means… time to get back into the garden after sitting back and enjoying those summer perennials!  Fall is an extremely important time of year for garden maintenance, and the preparation work done in […]

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    Van Putte’s receives NYS Environmental Award!

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    If you remember back to May, we posted about the Civic Center parking garage roof and how Van Putte Landscape transformed the space into a gorgeous 3-acre public park.  Well, just a couple of weeks ago on August 22, the NYS Nursery and Landscape Association recognized the […]

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    Wildlife in the Garden

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    We’ve had quite a few wildlife visitors to the garden center this season along with the usual insects, bees and so forth — gotta love those pollinators!  Here are a few of our favorites, in no particular order…

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    Grubs: The Lawn-Eating Machines

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    Just a few weeks ago, we wrote about lawn diseases and weeds that can make your lawn less than the perfect golf course look-a-like you’re aiming for.  This time of year also warrants a mention of a lawn enemy that’s a little bit more active […]

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    Butterflies, Books & Blooms!

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    Our summer Kids Grow Club meeting is always one of our favorites, and this year was no exception!  Once a year we partner with the Greece Public Library and Seneca Park Zoo to teach kids all about butterflies and butterfly gardens. Over 30 children came […]

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