Container & Raised Bed Gardening

I’ve been gardening most of my life, well over fifty years, and about 12 years ago I started growing way more plants in containers then ever before.   My driveway was the only spot that received lots of sun so that’s where I placed them.  At one point I...

Winter Gardening Seminars at Hicks Nurseries

January can be a tough time of year for a gardener. It’s cold outside and most plants are dormant. What’s a gardener to do? Attend a seminar at Hicks! This year the Winter Seminar Series at Hicks Nurseries offers something for everyone. Our talented staff members will...

Everything You Need to Know About Ponds

Did you miss our seminar, “Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Ponds?” Ed Didicke, the pond expert behind all of the beautiful ponds and waterfalls of the Hicks Nurseries Flower Show answers some of your most frequently asked questions about ponds.   Q: How...

Getting Started in the Garden

If you missed our seminar, “Getting Started in the Garden” here is a list of plants Vincent A. Simeone recommends in his latest book New York and New Jersey Getting Started Gardeners Guide. Annuals Angelonia angustifolia Angelface® , Serena® Begonia x...

Hydrangea: A Long Island Classic

Hydrangeas are one of the most popular landscape plants around.  They are known, grown and loved worldwide and continue to gain popularity every year.  While one species may be more popular than another, they all bring ornamental value to the garden for months of...