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.

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. 

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.

Bulb time: Plant now, enjoy later!

Posted October 20, 2017

If there were ever an autumn that begs us to plant bulbs, this is it. We’ve had lots of time, but the weather continues to cooperate. Lockwood's still has a good selection in stock. You can have beds that will be bursting with daffodils and crocuses next spring!

Keeping old trees - and you - safe

Posted September 16, 2017

Storms are on our minds this week, as we have watched the people, animals, buildings and shorelines of Florida assaulted by Hurricane Irma. We don’t worry much about hurricanes here: A recent report listed Buffalo as the fourth-safest city in terms of natural disasters, even if we experience some much-publicized snowstorms

Late-summer Bloomers are What Your Garden Needs

Posted August 18, 2017

Some of the plants that showed off for our garden-peeping tourists and guests during July and early August are still going strong: tall Rudbeckia ‘Herbstonne', daisies and perennial geraniums that were cut back, reblooming roses, and late daylilies.

But then what?

Even Veteran Gardeners Make Big Mistakes

Posted 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.

Fresh Cut Flowers from our Fields

Posted 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.

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