Hydrangeas Demystified

Posted November 2, 2018

Hydrangeas: they’re beautiful yet widely misunderstood. This video starring P. Allen Smith outlines the basic facts you need to know to select the best hydrangeas for your garden, or care for the ones you already have.

Composting is for everybody, every day

Posted May 22, 2018

Gov. Andrew Cuomo proclaimed May 6 to 12 to be Compost Awareness Week.

Beautiful Dinner Plate Dahlias are here!

Posted May 1, 2018

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!

Our yards must support eco-systems. Here’s why...

Posted March 29, 2018

Last weekend the Western New York Land Conservancy and Erie County Master Gardeners hosted the leading American spokesperson for ecological health, Douglas Tallamy. His messages are crucial for everyone.

Raw honey is now available in the store!

Posted March 26, 2018

Our Gift Shop is carrying one of nature's healthiest foods, direct from a local producer in East Aurora.

What's happening now...

Posted February 20, 2018

You don't see much action from the road when you're passing our place in the winter. But, things are happening back in the greenhouses! We are offering you a sneak peak over the next couple months here with some views of the planting progress you're sure to enjoy. Spring comes sooner at Lockwood's.

Great Gardening: Turf Talk

Posted February 12, 2018

It may seem early for you to think or read about your lawn – or turf, as it is called in the lawn and landscape business. February is indeed too early for us to do anything about the lawn, but it’s necessary to talk about it this soon for one reason: The lawn care ads begin this month. 

We have Houseplants!

Posted December 27, 2017

Looking to add some green to the indoors? We still have houseplants in the greenhouse available for sale through the winter months. 

Need a REAL Christmas Tree? You're in Luck!

Posted December 9, 2017

The next two weekends are good times to buy a cut Christmas tree, preferably fresh from local farms. The Western New York Christmas Tree Farmers Association lists 17 member growers in Erie County and seven in Niagara County.

Gourds go beyond Thanksgiving

Posted November 24, 2017

For at least one day colorful gourds have a prominent place at the table. They are associated with harvest. Maybe they spill from cornucopias at the Thanksgiving table or harvest dinner, or they hang on autumn wreaths on the door. These plants have history and many uses, well beyond the decorative crafts you’ll find on Pinterest.

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