Author Archive | sabrinaj0y

Jaska and pansies

Spring is coming


Mid-February and you probably are thinking, is she nuts?! It’s weeks and weeks until spring arrives. Has she looked out the window lately? But really, Spring is Coming! The Vermont Flower Show is February 27-March 1. 1,000’s of flowering bulbs, shrubs and trees. Moist soil and mulch. Crazy plant people to talk to. Seminars. Just […]

Nemesia Sunsation Lemon April 25

Holiday Gift Certificate Specials


Yes, spring will come again. Yes, gardens will be bursting with life again. And your favorite gardener will be out there with dirty hands and knees, happily planting. Give your favorite gardener (you?) a Gift Certificate in any amount. Our Holiday Special….$40 for a $50 gift certificate. $80 for a $100 one.   Happy Holidays […]

Me green hat, facebook size

Being a farm woman


Peter Miller said, there is a humanity in the way farm women relate to other people through what they produce. Agriculture is more of a calling to these women than a way of making a living.” These words resonate with me. Yes, I am a farm woman. I do not grow food or milk cows […]

Colorful hats

Silly Hat Event


What do you do during a reluctant spring in Vermont? When your gardening attire involves a faux fur hat, waterproof jacket and boots? You host a Silly Hat Event in the greenhouse! It was the perfect antidote to a drizzly, chilly day. Laughter filled the greenhouse as we posed, sipped tea and snapped photos. Exactly […]

Dessert Night arrangements Feb 2014

Saying Yes


Dessert Night, a fun evening of fabulous singing, instrumentals and fine art served with yummy desserts and beverages. It is an opportunity for the community to see what amazing talent our young people have and it is a fund raiser for the music and fine arts departments at South Burlington High School. My daughter was […]

Snowy day bright colors

Snow Day


Soft snow steadily shifts down Pure white Quiet, I can actually hear the flakes as they touch down A walk around the gardens reveals magical forms An Asclepias pod that looks like a duck Tiny elf faces appear in the Ilex Dry Hydrangea wears a fluffy snow hat An empty urn, waiting for lush plants, […]

Big cone installed

Holiday Baskets


Time to decorate for the Holidays! Let us create beautiful and unique decorations to greet your guests or customers. Hanging Baskets. Winter-proof pots. Cool antique objects like wagon wheels. Let your imagination soar. We will be busy creating starting Thanksgiving week. Contact us, or call Sabrinajoy, 802-999-3487. See you soon!  

Echeveria, simply beautiful

Clean Out The Greenhouse


Closing August 10 until mid-November Fantastic Savings! All Annuals (and we have some fabulous ones) $1.50 – $8.00! Hanging Baskets & Container Gardens 60% Off! Perennials & Shrubs 30% Off! Pottery 40% Off! and Members Receive an additional 10% Off!* Hours: August 7 -August 10, 10:00 – 5:00 *Not a member? Ask us how!

Echeveria, simply beautiful

Word of Mouth Advertising


True story, it happened today! A woman, I’ll call her M, stopped by the greenhouse. She is an avid gardener and usually has gorgeous, abundant gardens. This year, with all the rain and cool weather, she has not planted her veggie garden. Another women, I’ll call her J, has been driving by M’s gardens for […]

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