APRIL 20, 2002 ... We are officially
open for the season
Most of our large
inventory of Perennials will be ready to sell. We will have our
soils, mulch, peat etc. ready for garden preparation.
When we are open, we welcome you to tour our many
display gardens from Mother’s Day through the Fall.
Picnicking is allowed.
Our Coffee bar is opened from spring through most
of the summer on weekends only - though cold drinks will be
FLORAL WORK: We do not accept any FRESH flower
floral work during the months of March - June.
that our benches are not fully supplied with the more tender
plants till the week before Memorial Day as mountain frosts hit
our area quite late in the season.
Go to our
2003 list of events!!
MAY 12, 2002 ...
was Mothers Day
Sunday, every mom will receive a free plant of our choice
We have many gifts for mom including great hanging
baskets, pansy baskets, and special flowering plants. We
really have some wonderful gifts in our shop too. Don’t know
what to get? Give a gift certificate! Bring your
mom for coffee and our fresh baked muffins or breads from our
weekend coffee bar. Walk through the gardens and nursery and let
her choose her own gift.
ROCK GARDEN WEEKEND
MAY 17 -19, 2002 ...
June 1 - 2 due to unexpected mid-May snow in the
Take 20% off all Rock Garden Quarts
spring is the best time to appreciate our Rock Gardens.
We welcome you to tour through them and to see our new running
stream rock garden. Our specialty is rock garden perennials
and we will be glad to answer any questions you may have on how to
get started with creating a specialty garden of your own.
With the proper planning and installation, a rock garden requires
minimal maintenance. We will also give away an appropriate
plant with every purchase from our great selection of Rock Garden
Perennials this weekend.
MAY 24 - 27
.... MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND
We will be open till 6 P.M. on Friday & Saturday
and 5 p.m. on
The normal rule on the Mountaintop is that it
should now be safe to plant most tender annuals. Hopefully
fear of frost is past, ESPECIALLY after our unexpected and unusual
We are quite busy this weekend and Jewett
weather forecasts (on our
website) are good.
Please place orders by fax (518 734-3543), mail, or by e-mail
Orders a head of time will be helpful.
Please call to schedule a
pickup time. We will have your plants, soils, mulch, etc ready
for you upon your arrival. We do the best we can to fill your
orders. We can only hold plants till our mutually agreed upon
time. If you are delayed with pick-up please call and let us
JUNE 8 - 9 ... WHAT’S NEW IN ANNUALS? A LOT!!!
specials will occur all weekend!!!
This weekend we will feature some of our new
varieties of specialty annuals. We search out and bring to our
nursery the great new plants the industry offers every year.
hottest trend now is specialty annuals, tender perennials, and
even tropicals. We use the best suppliers in the industry and
there seems to be no stopping these great varieties of garden
worthy plants that come out every year. This year is no
exception. Our collection of amazing summer flowering and
foliage plants is beyond compare. Don’t be afraid to
experiment! We welcome you to come and seek out the new.
Starting on JUNE 8th you will be able to sign up
for our special Father’s Day drawing for a free Crab Apple Tree.
JUNE 16 ... is Father's Day
For every pop that comes to the nursery on Sunday we have a
free gift of poppies!
We have great trees and shrubs that make wonderful Father’s day
gifts; or give Dad a gift certificate to choose his own.
From June 8th through 3 P.M. on Fathers Day
we will be having you
sign up for a chance to win a crab apple tree.
Drawing will be at 3p.m.
(If there is no response from the winner
to our phone call within 24 hrs., we will have a second drawing
and the first name will forfeit.)
JUNE 22 - 23 ... SORRY DEER – NO FOOD FOR YOU!
Mention this interest to us at the nursery and you
will get a
– that you can feed to the deer – only kidding - they won’t eat
This weekend we will be featuring some perennial and annual plants
that the deer just don’t like and hopefully just plain hate.
had people tell me
that the deer will eat about anything when desperate enough, but
here will be a few suggestions that will probably work.
also be offering some solutions that might help you control the
deer if your plantings are not limited to “deer proof” plants.
JUNE 24 - 30 ... CONTAINER GARDENING WEEK
Bring your porch boxes, pots and baskets in this week and we
will plant them for you by the next day. Pay for the plants
and the soil and the
labor is free.
Bring your porch boxes, pots and baskets in this week and we
will plant them for you by the next day. Pay for the plants and
the soil and the
labor is free.
Or plant your own right here at the nursery. We will be glad to
help you choose your plants and show you how to make great
combination planters. A little fertilizer and water and you are
ready to go! We have a great variety of simple & unusual
planters of terracotta, cast stone, cedar, fiberglass, plastic,
iron, wood, etc. here for sale at the nursery. (only for planters
personally brought in and picked up - this week only).
JULY 4 – 7 ... SUMMER SALE
All our annuals, herbs, roses, hanging and planted baskets go on
sale for the rest of the season. Also clay pottery will be
Our gardens are in full bloom and we welcome you to come tour them
with your weekend guests.
JULY 6 ...
SATURDAY AFTERNOON TEA – Come
join us here at the nursery. Enjoy the gardens, bring a picnic
lunch and between 1 P.M. and 4 P.M. have some great home
baked goods or a fruit salad with coffee, lemonade or ice tea on
JULY 7 ...
SUNDAY MORNING BRUNCH
– Again we will be offering free beverages and home baked items
between the hours of 11 am and 2 p.m.
13 – 14 ... FERN WEEKEND
All fern will be reduced 20% for the weekend.
We have some great fern this year and hope you will find an
interest in the great savings you will receive this weekend.
We will try to have some available in smaller sizes at reasonable
prices for sale in multiples.
Click here to see a list of most of our hardy fern varieties.
JULY 20 - 21 ...
All of our daylilies will be reduced 20%
We carry many handsome daylilies
including many premium varieties.
If you properly select plants with
varying bloom times a bed of daylilies will give color all summer
long. The colors range from almost white, light yellow to gold ,
melon to vivid orange, pinks, rose, reds, burgundy, lavenders,
violets and more. Some repeat bloom. Some are ruffled. Some are
bicolors. Their flowers are crisp and neat and the plants require
simple cultural conditions. Daylilies work well individually
planted, in small groups, or in mass plantings. They also are an
easy care, tall, ground cover for banks.
JULY 27 - 29 ... HOSTA
All hosta will be reduced 20%.
This year with every purchase of a
hosta take 20% off a companion astilbe of your choice.
We carry some great varieties and some large
plants. A comforting plant for the shade or partial shade. Many
will also take a good deal of sun. I have really come to love this
group of plants. Flowers on perennials are short term, but these
great leaves in varying texture and color are amazing and last all
through out the season.
Hosta and astilbe are two of the best
shade garden companions. They absolutely look wonderful planted in
mass plantings together in slightly shady locations. Click here to
see some of the many varieties we are offering this year.
SEPTEMBER 1 - 4 ... LABOR DAY
PERENNIAL, SHRUB & TREE SALE:
All perennials will be 20% off. This is great
savings on fully grown plants.
We reduce the price on the full range of our perennial line only
twice a year. Now and again on Columbus Day weekend.
We will absolutely have a great stock of perennial
plants from which to choose. We do not have a goal each year to
sell out our perennials. We want to keep most of our collection
available throughout the growing season. And September is a perfect
time to plant or install whole new garden beds. No it is not too
MANY TREES AND SHRUBS WILL BE OFFERED AT LOWER
MOST OF OUR POTTERY, AND OTHER PLANTERS WILL BE ON
SALE FOR THE REST OF THE SEASON
OUR IN STOCK CEDAR FURNITURE WILL BE REDUCED FOR
THE REST OF THE SEASON
FALL MUMS, CABBAGE AND KALE:
Our fall plants will now be ready for sale. These
are great seasonal additions to your gardens. Or why not redo
your planters and replace tired garden with whole plantings of
these colorful and appropriate plants.
CHRISTMAS ORNAMENT PREVIEW:
Yes we know it is early but we carry some fabulous ornaments and
thought this would be a great time to present just some of them to
After Labor Day we will be open from
10 AM till 4 PM daily
become available for sale in September.
In need of a special
order? Give us a call and we will be
glad to supply your favorite choices in the quantities you desire.
OCTOBER 12-14 ... COLUMBUS DAY WEEKEND
and shrubs at clearance prices - Perennials: second chance 20% off
TREES & SHRUBS AT CLEARANCE PRICES -
PERENNIAL SECOND CHANCE 20% OFF SALE
& PRE CHRISTMAS SALE:
up to 50% off on selected items - we need to make room for some new
items every year so we will have
some great savings for early
In October we will be closed Tuesdays
In October we will be closed Tuesdays
OCT. 27th - NOV.
15th The shop is open by appointment only till Christmas season
begins. Call for gift certificates or floral service.
... we re-open for the CHRISTMAS SEASON
Our shop will once again overflow with some great
Holiday decorations, gifts, ornaments, and many unique items for
both home and garden. We carefully chose our entire stock and hope
you will find some time to see what we are offering for sale this
We assure you that our N.Y. State grown Christmas trees are very
fresh, healthy and well-shaped. I still hand-tie all our wreaths
the old fashioned way, by carefully selecting, cutting, and wiring
local balsam and sometimes incorporating blue-berried juniper and
incense cedar. From small to large, our wreaths are beyond
compare. We incorporate some 15-20 varieties of pinecones and other
natural and tasteful decorative accents into our wreaths, baskets,
centerpieces, swags, & Yule logs. We produce plain, simply
decorated and ornate arrangements/wreaths for a variety of tastes
and situations. We will continue to have evergreen roping
available for sale and beautiful
poinsettias in red, white and pink in several sizes. For those of
you who have never been to our shop at Christmas Time, we think you
will be surprised at our holiday decorating, entertaining and gift
November 29 - December 1 ...
Share some holiday cookies (our home made shortbread
cookies have become quite popular), coffee and hot chocolate in our
shop. You can view our shop bursting with holiday items. There
will be a great selection of our handmade wreaths, swags, baskets
and more. Choose your tree and bring it home or we will store it
for you. Bring in baskets and we will fill them with holiday
greens. And this is also a great time to place special orders to
meet your specific needs and taste.
Don’t forget that you will also find
a great Christmas gifts including choices from our new jewelry line
and some unique stocking stuffers. Also home and holiday decorative
figurines, collectables, candles, serving dishes, paper products,
ornaments, and much more.
DEC 26 - 31
dates) END OF SEASON SALE ON ALL SHOP ITEMS. HOURS 10 AM - 3 PM
DEC 26 - 31 (non confirmed dates) END
OF SEASON SALE ON ALL SHOP ITEMS. HOURS 10 AM - 3 PM
WE WILL BE CLOSED TILL APRIL 2003 –
Call us for Gift Certificates - or floral service. Thank
you for your visit. Please come and see us again in 2003.
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