Perennial Gardening & Layering

Matt Gregory gives us a brief tour around the early season perennial gardens at Decker's Nursery and shares some helpful information on layering your perennials using both sun and shade options and incorporating plants with different blooming schedules.

Cool Weather Organic Veggies & Herbs: Ready to plant

April brings Spring showers but also is the perfect time to get planting outdoors! Whether you are starting new gardens, raised beds, containers or window boxes the most important first step is to walk your yard and determine where you get the most s...

Organic Lawn Care with Conrad Decker

While it's not as enjoyable as listening to Conrad speak in person, we did manage to record his Organic Lawn Care talk to share with all of you. It's a pretty thorough conversation about Organic Lawn Care on Long Island. Set aside a few minutes to gi...

Tomato Seed Starting with Pam Ireland

As promised, we've recorded our first short video of Pam Ireland giving an introduction to seed starting! Below you'll find some notes from her talk as well as links to additional resources that may help you on your vegetable gardening journey. 

Winter Gardening Tips To Keep Your Plants from Dying This Year

Over the course of millions of years, most of the plant life in North America evolved to survive the long and difficult winters. However, the plants that we use for the landscape around our homes aren't always built to withstand that changes that occ...

9 Winter Houseplants to Help You Beat the Blues

Seasonal Affective Disorder (also known as SAD) affects approximately 6% of the U.S. population. An additional 14% suffers from a less severe form of SAD known as the winter blues. If you're part of either of these groups and need help boosting your...

The Importance of Feeding Birds in Fall & Winter

As Autumn is in full swing and winter is on its way we shouldn’t forget our feathered friends. There are several reasons why bird lovers should still be feeding their backyard flock throughout the fall and winter months.