You never know what may happen at work…

What happened today at the Nursery deserves to be shared. My co-worker, Victoria, brought to work a darling little puppy that she discovered was neglected by someone she knew.  She explained it needed a better home and it was her hope that by showing it to people here she would find a more fit parent.…

Read more

Boost Your Brain Power With Gardening

A month ago, we received a lovely email from one of our customers concerned for others afflicted with fibromyalgia.  She stated that gardening has helped her work through symptoms with her chronic illness by providing her with a type of physical activity that has proven to be highly therapeutic.  She believes gardening benefits the mind,…

Read more

Christianson’s Nursery & Greenhouse Hanging Baskets

When is a Christianson’s custom hanging basket like a flower arrangement? When it’s designed and planted by one of three women (Laura, Elissa or Toni) who have over fifty years of combined experience with flower arranging and basket planting. We are careful to plant wonderful combinations of color and foliage texture in the five-hundred plus…

Read more

Christianson’s Annual Antique Fair & Vintage Market

Christianson’s  4th Annual Antique Fair & Vintage Market Friday and Saturday, August 11 & 12 4th Annual Antique Fair & Vintage Market at Christianson’s Nursery Friday Night and Saturday, August 11 & 12 Four event sites: Schoolhouse, Primrose Antiques & Gifts, Christianson’s Nursery and North Meadow Field.   We are proud to present the Northwest’s…

Read more

10 Tips to Saving Cold-Damaged Plants

With our cold blasts that hit this winter, you may have damage to your plants.  Follow these 10 steps to ensure they survive.   1.) Resist Action:  Winter-stunned plants need to be left alone for a while until weather warms. 2.) Don’t Over Do It:  Don’t overwater a winter-damaged plant, as the roots may be…

Read more

Primrose Antique and Gift Shop

      Primrose Antique and Gift Shop.   “Collect things you love, that are authentic to you, and your house becomes your story.”  – Erin Flett  

Read more

Thank You!

John and I want to thank everyone who has recommended our Nursery to fellow gardeners looking for unusual plants. Not a day goes by that we do not hear from someone looking for a hard-to-find plant. John will order just a few of each of the rare plants that he can find because he loves…

Read more

The Garden In November

By Rachel Anderson, Certified Professional Horticulturalist The garden in November tends to not be very beautiful. I don’t mean to be a Negative Nellie here but take a look around. Perennials that haven’t yet been cut down for the season languish in varying states of decomposition and frost blackened leaves smell strongly of decay. Most…

Read more

The Garden In October

By Rachel Anderson, Certified Professional Horticulturist One of my favorite things about being a gardener is knowing that nothing stays the same.  Things change all the time, whether it’s because of something big like the changing of the seasons, or something small like when the delphiniums all begin to bloom at the same time, hogging…

Read more

The Garden In August

By Rachel Anderson, Certified Professional Horticulturist Hallelujah!  Let the good news ring down from above and echo in all the valleys!  My crepe myrtle is going to bloom this year!  Finally!  After 9 years!  While this may not seem “Hallelujah” worthy to some of you, it is for me and I need to share the…

Read more

The Garden In July

By Rachel Anderson, Certified Professional Horticulturist In the words of Shel Silverstein: It’s hot! I can’t get cool, I’ve drunk a quart of lemonade. I think I’ll take my shoes off And sit around in the shade. It’s hot! My back is sticky, The sweat rolls down my chin. I think I’ll take my clothes…

Read more

The Garden In June

By Rachel Anderson, Certified Professional Horticulturist I recently received a gift in the form of  Linda Chalker-Scott’s latest book, How Plants Work.  Yeah, I know most of us get the main concept there, but her new book is great because it goes into some very sciencey details as to the how’s and why’s of plants…

Read more