Caring for your Christmas Tree

What type of tree makes the best Christmas tree? Here at Decker’s Nursery, we’ve been committed to providing quality Fraser and Balsam Firs that we procure from a small grower in Canada. This year we’re also offering Noble Firs and feel that these 3 species are the best option for a live, cut Christmas Tree. All three of these trees are recognized as perfect Christmas trees because of their ability to hold their needles longer. They provide a lovely fragrance and offer a blue-green color that ma...

Christmas Trees 101 with Conrad from Decker's Nursery

Conrad walks us through all the basics that everyone should know when picking out, setting up and caring for your Christmas trees! You may already know some of these helpful tips but you might be surprised to learn something new. As always, we welcom...

How To Pick The Perfect Fresh Christmas Tree

Selecting a cut Christmas Tree is a ritual that varies from family to family. We're very fortunate at Decker's Nursery to be able to say, with confidence, that we sell some of the freshest trees on Long Island. Our secret is that we use the same grow...

Conrad's Tips For Holiday Preparations

After opening the Nursery 8 years ago, I became aware of the responsibility we have to help our customers prepare their homes for Christmas, Hanukkah, and all the festive holidays. I realized that we are a tradition for most and this isn’t a responsi...

Holiday Poinsettia's at Decker's Nursery

Holiday Poinsettia's at Decker's Nursery

Bright and colorful, poinsettias are nearly synonymous with the Christmas season. Conrad shares some helpful information on how to brighten up your home this holiday season with these festive plants.

Caring for Poinsettias

Bright and colorful, poinsettias are nearly synonymous with the Christmas season. The familiar red leaves have been joined by even flashier colors and provide a wealth of opportunities for holiday decorating. Poinsettias do require some care and main...

Perennial Gardens: Best Options for Full Shade or Intense Sun!

Plants that thrive in full sun like dry conditions Create water-wise gardens by featuring cactus, succulents, yucca and natives such as monarda, echinacea, asters, yarrow, little bluestem, grasses. You can incorporate shrubs that fit the bill for lay...