5 Beautiful Trees to Plant Now

5 Beautiful Trees to Plant Now

Celebrate Arbor Day by planting a tree with your family this weekend. Trees provide us with an abundance of benefits: Shade from trees keep our homes cooler. Provide food, protection and a habitat for animals. Release oxygen, improving air quality. Prevent soil...
Best Garden Gifts for Dad

Best Garden Gifts for Dad

With Father’s Day quickly approaching it’s time to get serious about a gift for Dad! Trees and shrubs make a great gift. Give dad a break and take advantage of our expert planting services. You pick it, we’ll deliver and plant it. Here are our favorite garden gifts...
Pruning Plants with a Purpose

Pruning Plants with a Purpose

One of the main contributing factors to maintaining a healthy and beautiful landscape is pruning.  The act of pruning plants can be physically demanding, but it’s the mental preparation and planning that is key to the success of this crucial skill.  The following...
When Do I Prune My Hydrangea?

When Do I Prune My Hydrangea?

Hydrangeas are the perfect summer flowering plant. They are available in a variety of shapes and colors, have attractive foliage and are useful in a wide range of garden sites. But the question we hear most from customers about hydrangea is “When should I prune?” Let...

Screening Plants for Your Long Island Backyard

Enjoying time with my family and in the privacy of my own backyard is something I cherish. If you’re like us, we spend the summer out back sitting on the deck chatting, afternoons swimming in the pool, mornings gardening and lots of time bbq-ing with friends. Long...
Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 13th. Here at Hicks Nurseries we have a great selection of flowering plants including roses, hydrangea, hibiscus and more for you to choose for mom. Here are our favorite Mother’s Day Gift Ideas: Roses Give mom the gift of roses! Colorful...