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...

4 Trees to Plant for Arbor Day

National Arbor Day is a day to celebrate the importance of trees. Trees provide us with an abundance of benefits from keeping your house cooler in the summer to providing a habitat for animals and wood for homes and furniture. They are also beautiful to look at and...

Growing Fruit, Easy as Pie!

Growing your own fruit trees and berry bushes is a rewarding experience for the entire family. Fresh from the garden produce is great for use in pies, smoothies, salads and so much more. Learn below how growing fruit is as easy as pie!  The Basic Elements: Sun: 6-8...
Unique Shrubs to Attract Butterflies

Unique Shrubs to Attract Butterflies

Create a warm and inviting space for butterflies to flutter throughout your Long Island garden this summer by incorporating their favorite plants into your design. There are many different types of shrubs, perennials and annuals that attract butterflies. Here are five...
How to Plant Trees & Shrubs

How to Plant Trees & Shrubs

Providing your plants with the proper foundation on which to grow is the first step to enjoying those plants for many years to come. Follow these easy steps for successful tree and shrub planting every time. Before You Plant Prior to purchasing plants, assess the...
Pruning Techniques for Long Island Gardens

Pruning Techniques for Long Island Gardens

What is Pruning? Pruning is the practice of selectively removing plant parts (branches, buds, spent flowers, etc.) to manipulate the plant for landscape purposes Why Prune? More important than knowing when or how to prune is understanding what you are trying to...