Category Archives: Longfellow’s Blog

Preparing Your Hydrangeas for Winter!

Preparing Your Hydrangeas for Winter Longfellow’s Greenhouses | Nursery Department September 2022 (Photo courtesy of NetPS Plant Finder) With the summer gardening season coming to a close and the chill of autumn in the air, it’s time to start thinking about putting your garden to bed for the winter. One of the most common questions […]

Transplanting Trees, Shrubs and Perennials in Spring!

Transplanting Trees, Shrubs, and Perennials in Spring Longfellow’s Greenhouses Spring 2022 It goes without saying, but we’ve all been in the situation where we planted something years ago that is either now too big for its current location, or is just in need of being relocated. Or, maybe you have an area where you’d just […]

Importance of Watering!

Watering new Trees, Shrubs and Perennials! One of gardening’s biggest challenges is knowing when and how to water your trees, shrubs and perennials. Proper watering practices in the first growing season will help your plant become healthy and self-sufficient in the long run. Here are some key principals for proper watering. When you first bring […]

Winter Pruning

Winter Pruning Spring is fast approaching. Now that the threat of extreme cold is behind us, it’s time to get out the pruners. What we prune this time of year is determined by the plants flowering and fruiting cycle. Fruit trees, blueberries and summer blooming plants (i.e., hydrangea paniculata, butterfly bush, rose-of-sharon, spiraea japonica, and […]