Here is a list of some of our upcoming off-site presentations. For information on programs at the nursery, click here. To request a program for your organization, click here. Sustainable Warehouse Forum, Part III - Stormwater Management with Native Landscaping April 14 Sue … [Read more...]
Our First Ever Webinar
Celebrating 20 years with our First Ever Webinar: Recording Available 20 Butterflies and their Host Plants Learn about 20 Butterflies and the host plants you can plant in your landscape or garden this season. Participate in this virtual presentation to get some great ideas for incorporating … [Read more...]
Other Learning Opportunities
As we learn of programs to help you learn about native plants and the environment, we will post them here. These programs are not sponsored by Edge of the Woods. For more details please click the links. Some are virtual, some are in person. For programs sponsored by Edge of the Woods, click … [Read more...]
Don’t ‘Clean-Up’ Too Soon!
Dormant gardens provide enormous ecological benefit. 'Hidden' in this photo collage of dormant gardens are some important beneficial insects. Would you be able to spot these as you clear 'debris' away from your garden? Let them stay until temperatures are at least consistently above 50 … [Read more...]
Happy Holidays from Edge of the Woods
Wishing all a happy holiday season. Our retail hours will start up April 1, 2023. We will post our expected inventory in mid-January and accept pre-orders at that time. Landscaping services are available year round within our service area. Thank you for all your efforts at helping the … [Read more...]
Winter Festivities at the Nursery!
Let's embrace winter's approach together and celebrate at the nursery with festivities! Live Evergreens for Sale While most of our plants are tucked in for the winter, we have our conifers and a selection of broadleaved evergreens on display for browsing. These small container plants are perfect … [Read more...]
Thanks for a Great Season
We are no longer open for shopping and browsing and are busy taking inventory so we know what we need to grow for next year! If you need plants, please send us a list. Check what is still available here. (Hint -- it is still alot! We keep growing our plants from year to year, so inventory is … [Read more...]
Last Day of Regular Hours Extended to November 5!!
We will be open with our regular hours through November 5. Monday-Saturday, last check-out 4 pm. Closed on Sundays. Thanks for making our season so much fun! As a thank you we are offering drawing for a Fall Color Kit! $150 value. No purchase needed to enter. Please enter in-person at the … [Read more...]
Our Favorite Books
Did you know we sell a curated assortment of books? We select the books we think are most helpful, and offer them at a discount from cover price. We've ordered in a fresh selection of many titles, including books for children on trees, sticker books, and much more. Stop in our Gift Shed to see … [Read more...]
Species Spotlight – Ilex glabra
Ilex glabra, Inkberry Holly We know what you all want! -- An easy to grow evergreen shrub. Are we right? It can be a challenge finding the right evergreen in the native palette. After all, we live in the eastern DECIDUOUS forest. Many of our evergreens are tall pines, needing full sun and lots … [Read more...]
If you are thinking of reducing your lawn area, we have some ideas! This article will focus on using native perennial plants as you replace your lawn. Many commonly offered ground-covers at traditional nurseries are aggressive, non-native, and sometimes invasive plants. Stick with beneficial … [Read more...]
Goldenrods Don’t Make You Sneeze
Goldenrods abound in late summer and early fall. And so does hay fever. But guess what? Goldenrod pollen does not float in the air so it can't get in your nose to make you sneeze. The real culprit is ragweed. And mugwort. And grasses. All of these have abundant windborne pollen. Here's a … [Read more...]
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