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Huntree Newsletter September 2023

August 30, 2023 5:22 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

  Hi there fellow gardeners!   How can summer be over already????   It’s just not fair!    Oh, but we do love the fall season.  Time to get excited for change.  That’s always invigorating. Mums, ornamental cabbage and kale, ornamental peppers, Montauk Daisies, etc.  will be here tomorrow, and the daffodil and tulip bulbs, etc.  are heading this way in a week or so (as soon as they get off the boat from the Netherlands, literally).  It’s like Christmas when they arrive! Store hours: For Labor Day weekend, we will be open our usual Saturday (9:00–5:00) and Sunday (10:00-4:00) hours. ... View Article

Huntree Newsletter June 2023

June 28, 2023 6:43 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Happy Summer Solstice to You! Hi there, fellow gardeners! It’s June… and it’s hot! LETS ALL DO A RAIN DANCE!!!! This is a CRAZY and highly unusual June. Mother Nature is very stingy with the water and this drought makes us very nervous. Here are top watering tips for you: • Please get out your hoses and soak your precious plants…even your established ones… Daily for new plantings. • Oscillating sprinklers work great because they cover a larger surface. Watering 20-30 minutes at a time is a good idea to give the plants a chance to drink. • Remember that... View Article

Huntree September Newsletter 2021

September 2, 2021 3:14 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

September Newsletter 2021 Yay!  It’s September!  Wahoo!  The cool air makes me want to get out in the garden and pull all those weeds that shot up during the blasting heat… and watch all the bees and butterflies flitting around.   These are the questions being asked at the counter: Do you have Pansies?    Yes!  We just got them in yesterday.’ What can I use to kill my crabgrass?   The answer is nothing at the moment.  Crabgrass is an annual grass.  It is going to die.  But it has deposited lots of seeds for next year.  So next late... View Article

Huntree Nursery Newsletter July 2021

July 15, 2021 9:30 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

It’s summer!  Days are long.  There’s moisture in the soil once again!  And our flowers are happy! We just received a new batch of roses.  We now have some very pretty Drift Roses – red and apricot which have been hard to find this season.  They are low growing and very floriferous!  We also have some climbing roses, too.   Remember that deadheading your flowers encourages more color in your garden.  By removing spent flowers, the plant can put it’s energy into forming new flowers instead of producing seeds.  It will also make the plant bushier and fuller, thus more... View Article

Huntree Nursery April 21, 2020 Newsletter

April 22, 2020 4:13 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Hi out there! We are really sorry we have to shout out to you through a newsletter instead of out the front door.  We are chomping at the bit to get going this season, and it’s surely not happening soon enough.  I am not even going to say the word that we are all very sick of hearing.   This is the situation.  We cannot sell anything.  We cannot deliver.  So the best we an do is compile a list of anyone who wants a delivery or wants to be called just as soon as we can open up.  Give... View Article