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03.23.2017
Before signing with a service, ask yourself: Can I do this myself? There are three key advantages to the do-it-yourself approach: Cost savings, better consistency, and more control over timing.
03.20.2017
The New Grossmans Garden & Home is now hiring Bagged Good Loaders.
This is a great opportunity to work in a fast paced & exciting environment.  
03.20.2017
Why are we building a house for bugs?
What are the white packets in your Hanging Baskets?
This is cool!.....
03.17.2017
Your step-by-step guide to Organic Spring Maintenance.
03.14.2017

The New Grossmans Garden & Home is now hiring Landscape/Planting Installers and Retail Sales people for installed services supporting our growing Landscape Design and Build department.   

03.13.2017
The New Grossmans Garden & Home is now hiring Sales Associates for our Retail Greenhouse and Custom Containers Departments.
03.10.2017

The New Grossmans Garden & Home is now hiring Sales Representatives in our Trees, Shrubs & Perennials Department.  This is a great opportunity to work in a fast paced & exciting environment.  

03.09.2017
Healthy herbs have long been held as having a holistic place in our well being. Prized since ancient times, and today, we depend upon them more than ever to purify our body, mind, and soul!
03.02.2017
Escape a nasty, blustery day with a visit to our Greenhouse!
03.02.2017

It's time to whip out your gardening gloves because not only are digging and weeding great exercise, a good stint of gardening boosts mental health too.

02.16.2017

Sometimes

…fewer words say more than many.

01.26.2017
There are few gardening experiences as rewarding as gardening from seed. If you're a novice gardener and you're wondering whether you need to start your seeds indoors or out, a few well-thought-out considerations will help you choose the right time and place to sow your seeds
01.25.2017
GROWING plants from seed is a great way to start gardening earlier in the season. With the right light and some simple equipment, it's easy to grow from seed to harvest.
01.23.2017
Lawn Mower maintenance done in January can help you have a healthy lawn the rest of the year.
01.19.2017

Winter is a tough time for birds, especially when it comes to food and shelter. Many birds rely on fruits and seeds for survival, especially from feeders when food is scarce.

Birds have the same needs—food, water, shelter—in winter as they do any other time. Helping these winter visitors could help sustain their populations in both their wintering and summering grounds. We have compiled the following guide on simple ways to help our feathered friends!

01.19.2017
Houseplants have been going in and out of vogue ever since the early Greeks and Romans starting bringing their plants in from the outdoors.
01.11.2017
January 10 is Houseplant Appreciation Day, and there’s no better way to celebrate than to acknowledge all the things they do for you. They’re decorative, boost well-being and purify indoor air.
01.11.2017
When you move beyond thinking of herbs as mere garnishes and start to see them as major culinary players, a whole world of healthy taste opens up to you.
01.05.2017
Why is Jose building a house for bugs? Read on to find out why.
12.15.2016
The brightest part of winter may just be decorating your home for the season. Your holiday decorating doesn’t have to be the same every year and holiday houseplants aren’t just limited to poinsettias. Switch it up by incorporating easy-care succulents and brightening up your living spaces for the holidays.
12.08.2016
The Landscape and Design Department at Grossmans Garden and Home has had a very busy November. Taking advantage of the good weather, our crews have completed several interesting projects.
12.05.2016
A kissing ball is a mix of greens, boxwood, and herbs sometimes decorated with sprigs of berries, flowers, or ribbon.
The kissing ball tradition started in the Middle Ages, when people would twine together bows and evergreen branches into a ball shape. Back then they were called “holy boughs”.  Find out more......
11.29.2016
When cold temperatures and winter weather, such as snow, sleet, wind and ice set in, it's easier to stay inside when you know your shrubs are safe and sound.
11.22.2016

Bulbs: Surprisingly, Simple & Beautiful

Whether you're brand new to bulbs, know a little bit about them or a lot, let  Dig, Drop, Done  expand your knowledge and enrich your enjoyment. From Marcy's simple tricks to Juliana's beautiful tips and Evelyn's surprising ideas, bulbs have never been so much fun...or had so much personality.

10.28.2016
Find out what our very own head grower thinks of Kale for both eating and decorating.
10.14.2016
Enjoy the latest Landscape Project with Kevin Bailey.  You just can't beat the view of the lake over a brand new patio.
09.30.2016
The fall of autumn leaves and the first snow may mean the end of the gardening season for most, but once the snow has melted, smart folks will latch onto the pruning shears and use this time to correct some shrub and tree problems.
09.28.2016
You may have heard that Fall is a great time for planting shrubs and perennials.  This article explains why that is true.
09.23.2016
In addition to specialized seed and houses, recommend your customers support their local wildlife with these top avian attractions.
09.14.2016
Fall Fest!
Saturday, September 17th 1-4PM
FREE! Kick off Fall with this free event! Enjoy activities for the kids, great fall product, refreshments, and raffles to benefit Al Sigl Community of Agencies.
08.10.2016
Most homeowner’s soils in and around the Rochester area are alkaline, yet few are aware about the dire consequences of this soil condition.
06.13.2016
For decades, impatiens has been the go-to flower for the shade. But now that a blight is wiping out these wonderful flowers, you’ll have to rethink your plant choices for shady gardens.
04.14.2016
Poor watering practices can do more harm to your lawn than good, and it can carry pollutants out of your yard and into waterways.
04.14.2016
Follow these procedures for both over-seeding lawns and establishing new lawns.
04.14.2016
Soil is composed of four basic components: mineral solids, water, air and organic matter.
04.14.2016
Learn more about the film or purchase a copy at the website, www.symphonyofthesoil.com
04.14.2016
Espoma Organic explains how to make the best decision on which plant food to choose for your lawn or organic garden.
04.14.2016
There is not one perfect mulch. But understanding the attributes of different materials can help you choose the best mulch for a particular location.
04.14.2016
Black plastic, which warms the soil in spring, also heats the soil in summer, possibly to levels that are lethal to plants.
04.14.2016
Many different natural and synthetic mulches are available today, but all perform at least three basic functions: Reduce soil water losses, Suppress weeds, and Protect against temperature extremes.
04.13.2016
Take care of your garden tools and they will take care of you! Well, that’s easy to say but if you’re like me, the last thing I want to do after a day of garden
04.13.2016
Here are some useful tools that all gardeners can use when planting bulbs.
04.13.2016
Most pesticide applications made to home lawns are either unneeded or ineffective. To make sure you need a pesticide, you must first "scout" for pests to see if there are enough to justify the treatment.
04.13.2016
No matter what weeds you have, the first line of defense is preventive practices. Try these options to get at the root of the problem first, before resorting to herbicides.
04.13.2016
Here we explain the various plant food nutrients and how to determine is there is a plant nutrient deficiency.
04.13.2016
Is any windchime good in feng shui? No. Learn the rules of which windchimes are best, where to put them and how to use them according to feng shui.
04.13.2016
Furnish your deck or patio with accessories and designs that add comfort and style to outdoor living. Here are 30 suggestions to get you started.
04.13.2016
Read tips on how to add more vegetables to your daily diet.
04.13.2016
The perfect pot for your container garden is one that enhances the plants and the location in which they're displayed. Choosing the right container involves a number of decisions.
04.13.2016
Potted rye grass is the perfect place to arrange beautifully decorated Easter eggs, or just a nice way to bring spring indoors.
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