Its 46° at 7:30 am and the NOAA weather display on the computer looks a bit boring: azure blue skies, dark, clear nights, all across the screen, every day the same…yeah!
Happy Fall Equinox!
For newly planted roots, this weather couldn’t get any better: cool nights, calm, warm days. Why are we mentioning this? Well, it’s time to get planting, to take advantage of this “gift”! We also want to offer you, our customers who read this website and our newsletter, a “thank you” in the form of an additional discount during our Fall Equinox Sale which begins today. Just mention the password ‘equinox’ when you check-out and you will receive an additional 10% off your most expensive single item you are purchasing. So…if you buy 3 perennials and a tree, you will receive the additional discount on your tree purchase! Here is a breakdown of our Fall Sale you can take advantage of:
20% off all perennials & shrubs, including evergreens and ground covers
20% off all fall annuals including pansies, violas and decorative cabbage & kale
20% off all pre-planted fall themed containers
20% off all ‘edibles’: berries, grapes, rhubarb, perennial herbs etc.
25% off our colorful pottery & statuary, including fountains!
25% off all “imported” trees, deciduous & evergreen (trees we did not pot up from bare root stock)
30% off all *our* potted deciduous & fruit trees (trees we planted from bare root this year)
50% off rack for “ugly duckling” plants that are still viable but need a little TLC
75% off all annuals (yes, you can overwinter that begonia, geranium or dahlia you love & we’ll tell you how!)
So, what’s “hot” in the nursery right now? For starters, we just updated our supply of fall color which includes annual pansies, violas and decorative kales and cabbages. The perennial asters and mums are really looking good We have several newer varieties of both, varieties that don’t get so tall and leggy so you won’t have to remember to cut them back earlier in the season.
Our amazing staff have potted up some spectacular fall planters composed of both annuals and perennials that should carry right into Thanksgiving, making your entry areas really pretty.
Upcoming event: Customer Appreciation Day, October 3rd!
Please join us on Sat. October 3rd from 10 am until 3 pm for:
- A fall wreath demo at 10:30… how to make a seasonal wreath from what we have right in our own yards
- Free hot dogs with all the fixins’ plus lemonade, from noon until 2 pm
- How do you plant that tree or shrub? A class in BMP’s (best management practices) for successful planting, from 1-2 pm
- Door prizes including free plants and gift cards
- A fall gardening round-table discussion from 2-3 pm: how did your garden grow & how to prepare it for next year