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Snowed In? How About a Good Read?

Each month we host a Once in a Moon Give away on our Facebook page. Here we encourage people to ‘like’, ‘share’ and comment on the post of the day and in return we offer some sort of nifty reward. Though hand tools and posters and even flats of plants have been up for grabs, […]

Slow Season…What Slow Season? -or- Stop by and say Hello!

  There’s more to this plant growing business than sowing seeds and watering seedlings. During this time of the year is when we are out and about meeting new people and introducing them to New Moon Nursery. It can be a tough decision to make. Do we leave the farm, where seeds are being sown […]

Retailer Spotlight: Chesapeake Natives, Inc

We like to use the Retailer Spotlight to highlight places where home gardeners can purchase native plants. We, of course, are a wholesale nursery meaning we supply our plants to the trade. Though we do not supply plants at retail, we are thrilled to introduce you to the many great establishments all along the east coast […]

Retailer Spotlight: Catskill Native Nursery

We are thrilled that so many people want to purchase our plants. We get all kinds of phone calls, emails and people stopping by wanting to purchase our deep-plug plants. But we are a wholesale nursery. This means we cater to the trade. Through seed germination and vegetative cutting, we initiate the beginning of many of […]

Confessions of an exotic invasive.

I’ve been thinking a lot about permanence and passage lately.  In a relatively short time span, I’ve experienced the deaths of an employer-mentor, a friend-mentor, and two relative-mentors.   My personal time has been spent thinking about where they came from, how they impacted me, and how I can carry some of those lessons forward. […]

Form following function.

WHAT is the most useful size of plant to grow for customers wanting quality, utility, and economy?  That’s the first question we had to answer when we started our nursery over a decade ago. Woody shrub and tree propagators had been using deep liners to give their plants a great start.  Over a decade ago, New […]