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    Amaryllis Bulbs Make Terrific House Plants!

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    One of the most spectacular flowering houseplants associated with the holiday season is the Amaryllis bulb. They’re very popular, make wonderful gifts, and will brighten anyone’s home. If you haven’t had a chance to try one, do so, they’re lots of fun and very rewarding! […]

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    Tis the Season to Select Your Tree

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    As our annual holiday open house approaches, our green thumb staff has been busy transforming our nursery into a magical tree wonderland where your family will love picking out the perfect Christmas tree. We are often asked, which fresh cut tree varieties are the best […]

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    How to Grow Strawberries

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    One of the best things about the start of summer is fresh, sweet strawberries in June.  Many other fruits take a bit longer to ripen here in western NY so strawberries are always so welcome as the first real fruit of the season. The other great thing about […]

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    Oh, Christmas Tree! 6 Fun Facts

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    Did You Know? Besides evergreens, other types of trees such as cherry and hawthorns were used as Christmas trees in the past. 98 percent of all real Christmas trees are grown sustainably on farms as crops like corn or pumpkins, while only 2% are cut […]

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    New Trend: Garden-tainment!

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    Today’s busy lifestyles demand a home space that’s flexible, comfortable, easy, and fun for all occasions, and one of the best ways to achieve that is to make your outdoor space a true extension of your home. Boring backyards are out — they aren’t just […]

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    POP up some Halloween fun!

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    When it comes to fall plants, everyone immediately thinks of pumpkins and we’re no exception.  But today we wanted to shed a little spotlight on another fall plant that starts with “p”: popcorn!  October is National Popcorn Popping Month, probably because this tasty snack is […]

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    Meaningful Memorial Gardens

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    Memorial Day is well-known in gardening circles as the time it’s generally safe to plant all plants outdoors.  This Memorial Day, consider using this “safe-to-plant day” to create a natural remembrance for a loved one. Memorial gardens can take all shapes and sizes — from a […]

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    Happy Mother’s Day!

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    Mother’s Day is a notable holiday for gardeners in NYS since it’s the date after which plants are usually safe from frost.  This year (2014) we may be a week or two behind after the cold winter and wet spring we’ve had, but hardier flowers […]

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    Pick up a FREE Tree Seedling on Arbor Day!

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    Arbor Day is this Friday, April 25, and Van Putte Gardens is celebrating by giving away a free tree seedling to the first 100 families who donate $1 to the Arbor Day Foundation! The tree seedling giveaway is happening only on Arbor Day (Friday, April 25), […]

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    Being In Clover

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    Known around the world as a symbol of good luck, the four-leaf clover may be tough to find, but when you happen across one, you not only get hope, faith and love symbolized by the first three leaves, but luck as well!  Then again, a fourth leaf only […]

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