In The Garden
July 31, 2017
We have harvested garlic from our fields here at Lockwood's. We also have some Bubba Blue ginger plants available.
July 18, 2017
We all make mistakes, and veteran gardeners invariably admit to big ones. Why not learn from them and try to avoid these classics? Then you’ll be free to make your own.
July 18, 2017
Becca planned all winter to create a fresh cut flower garden on the farm. Now she has bouquets ready for you to pick up in the store.
May 15, 2017
For something fragrant and lasting in your garden, thousands of you are likely to choose a rose. No flower elicits nostalgia and tender memories quite like a rose. May is prime time for rose sales and it is the perfect time for planting them.
So many roses are better than ever.
April 19, 2017
Some of these gorgeous dahlias have blooms up to 12" across! These bulbs come in bags of 2 each and aren't called "Dinner Plate" for nothing. Get yours before they are gone!
April 17, 2017
Learning directly from impassioned teachers is still better than all that Google and websites can offer.
At least that is my experience from attending seminars and conferences in the gardening and landscaping world. It was obviously true for the 50-some attendees who came to hear Roxanne McCoy teach "Creating a Cutting Garden" at Lockwood’s Greenhouses last Saturday.
March 14, 2017
Help us plant one million gardens to help save the bees!
Everyone can answer this call to action to preserve and create gardens and landscapes that help revive the health of bees, butterflies, birds, bats and other pollinators across the country. We will move millions of individuals, kids and families outdoors and make a connection between pollinators and the healthy food people eat.
March 8, 2017
New for 2017! This interesting viola will make it's debut Opening Day, Saturday, March 11.
March 1, 2017
Sometimes I teach vegetable gardening, as it was my original gardening passion and the topic of my first book writing for Rodale. I have learned to clarify some basic premises to make vegetable gardening easier for new gardeners or the experienced-but-confused. One of the most helpful things to understand is which plants are worth starting from seed, and which ones do best if you plant them as seedlings or larger plants.
February 7, 2017
About gift roses—for Valentine’s Day or other occasions
This article was published in the Buffalo News prior to Valentine’s day a year ago. It contains information about cut roses, their care, and the meaning of giving flowers for this and other holidays.