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Fairy Gardening For Every Season

A Fairy Garden is a miniature garden complete with structures and living plants. Fairy gardens allow individuals to explore and garden to a much smaller scale than a regular garden. This can be an indoor or outdoor activity, so if you have a green thumb you can be busy decorating all year long! During the …

Fall Gardening is Here!

It’s hard to believe its August! Here at Winterberry, we have planted up our last rotations of mums, ornamental kale, and cabbages. For the home gardener, it’s time to start thinking about fall veggies. The good news is that Saturday, August 5th are having a Fall Veggie Seed Starting class and we will spend some …

Fairy Gardening How To’s

Fairy Gardening or miniature gardening has become something that is familiar to many people of all ages.  I thought that I would share our process for creating fairy gardens, along with some other helpful tips and tricks we use here at Winterberry when designing our own miniature gardens. Just to get started, for those who …

June Lawn Care- Feeling the Pressure

Summer is almost here, and the pressures of the environment are starting to take a toll on turfgrass. With a good set of eyes and a little know how, you can stop these problems before they become an issue. Summer annuals are in full bloom so make sure you spray the weeds now to prevent …

Winterberry Grown

Here at Winterberry Gardens we are able to grow our own annuals and perennials for our garden center. Through thoughtful selection and hours of hard work, our growing department is able to provide guests with a quality product that Winterberry Gardens is proud to stand behind.

Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Mother’s Day is right around the corner, and the question on everyone’s minds is “What do I get mom this Mother’s Day?” We all want to get something that we know our mom will love-something that she can use or enjoy, and something that shows how much we appreciate everything she has done for us …

Spring Cleanup at Winterberry

  A week ago I was 24 hours into snow removal of an 18-inch snow storm that accumulated quickly accompanied by thunder and lightning which was really amazing to see.  Today it’s 65 degrees, my long sleeves are rolled up past my elbows, and the view outside my desk window looks directly into our back …

Holiday Winter Roasted Vegetables

With the holidays only a few days away, we wanted to share a holiday seasonal recipe with you! These roasted root veggies look so good, and they are are great side dish to add to your table.  We hope you try this recipe out!

How to Beat the Drought this Winter

Half of Connecticut is in an extreme drought this winter. The National Drought Monitor website shows that 44.5 percent of CT state falls into the extreme drought category, 24.8 percent considered in “severe drought,” and 30.7 percent in “moderate” drought. The Hartford Courant stated, “Late last month, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy requested that all Connecticut residents and businesses …

Thanksgiving Dishes from the Garden

With the Holiday’s coming up, we wanted to share some recipes with you from Cooking Light! Its a great time to use up any of your root veggies from your garden! The recipes are a great twist on classic holiday dishes, and on the healthier side as well. We hope you try them out! Pan …