December 2021 Newsletter

December 2021 Newsletter

The holidays are here! At Star Gardens, that means we will be busy with Christmas tree sales for the next few weeks. We have 300 cut trees to sell plus 80 living conifers for those who prefer to go that route. If you have nowhere to plant

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November 2021 Newsletter

November 2021 Newsletter

Let’s hear it for fall! The Ornamental Pears lining Middletown are starting to turn their reliable red color. The Chinese Pistache are turning to golds, rusts, oranges, reds, and hints of purple. The Ginkgos and Liriodendrons are turning bright yellow. The Dogwoods, a muted red. Throw in

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October 2021 Newsletter

October 2021 Newsletter

First off, thank you to all who took advantage of our customer appreciation weekend. We had an excellent turnout. If you were a winner of any raffle prizes, you have been contacted. Congratulations to our wind chime winner Maggie and our $50.00 gift certificate winners Jacci, Pat,

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September 2021 Newsletter

September 2021 Newsletter

August is over, and we are heading into PRIME PLANTING TIME. Every year I talk about the benefits of planting in the fall versus next spring. So here we go again… Did you know that a tree or shrub planted now will be twice as big at

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August 2021 Newsletter

August 2021 Newsletter

August News 2021 July has been a hot one, no doubt about that. Plenty of reports of plants getting toasted and vegetables doing poorly. We wish we had a magic cure for you but other than mulching heavily and creating more shade in your yard; we are

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July 2021 Newsletter

July 2021 Newsletter

  Note: Closed July 4th Holy cow! Halfway through 2021 already. We have already placed numerous orders for 2022. In this business, there is a lot of ordering that happens months before the actual delivery. We are still waiting and hoping to get some of our October

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June 2021 Newsletter

June 2021 Newsletter

June is here, and the nursery is looking good if I do say so myself. We are still experiencing some supply issues like pottery, peat moss, some of the bagged soils and barks, some sprays and citrus. We did buy some fruit trees, but the selection is

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May 2021 Newsletter

May 2021 Newsletter

May News 2021 As I start writing this newsletter, it feels like the nights are finally starting to warm up as I am still in a T-shirt at my computer in my unheated back room. Plus, even the National Weather Service is calling for warmer nights and

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April 2021 Newsletter

April 2021 Newsletter

April Newsletter 2021 Here we are, a quarter through 2021 already and heading into Spring. After warm weather earlier in the year, it takes a little longer to warm up due to the nights continuing to be cold and not many days in the 70’s yet. I

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March 2021 Newsletter

March 2021 Newsletter

Two months gone in 2021. I am still finding it difficult to write ’21 as the year. Maybe I just can not believe the way time flies. Here at the nursery, we are trying to gear up for spring which is just around the corner or already

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