Marybeth Taggart, director of advertising for Grandma’s Gardens near Waynesville, said the garden center had a record-breaking Mother’s Day sale. The average amount spent per purchase also increased this spring, according to Taggart. “With so many people stuck at home, people are improving their gardens and landscapes,” Taggart said. “Producers
As spring continues, temperatures rise and flowers bloom here in Montgomery County. Maybe someone in the area would like to plant some perennials or do some landscaping to pass the time during the COVID-19 pandemic. Can he or she do it? According to Governor Tom Wolf’s stay-at-home order issued last
UPTOWN – JT and Charlie Murray found the perfect Uptown storefront for their dream business, a home and garden showroom named Hearthstone & Terrace that combined their expertise. Then the coronavirus pandemic struck. With retail closings and furniture deliveries delayed due to factory closures, the Murrays have had to revamp
After a long cold winter, the weather is finally starting to look like spring in the Rochester area. The annual flower and vegetable planting season officially kicks off Memorial Day weekend. Market gardening has gained ground this year as more people are interested in growing their own food during the
According to the Old Farmer’s Almanac, it’s too late for Brussels sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower, kale and Swiss chard. Gardeners and farmers who live in central Pennsylvania should have these plants in the ground by the end of April. This has not happened to many people because of the coronavirus pandemic.
For this week’s In the Garden, Sharon Meyer and Charlie Nardozzi discuss how to shop safely at garden centers and greenhouses during the pandemic. Sharon: Charlie we’re here! It’s garden season again, but it’s different – it’s very different now with COVID-19, so there are different rules. What have you
Spring has arrived and empty store shelves in the aftermath of coronavirus closings appear to have spurred gardeners’ desire to build their own food stores as local nurseries brace for a high demand for fruit and vegetable starters and seeds. . Ara Lynn, owner of Amazing Flower Farm in New