Just Around the Corner…

Brooks are burbling, birds are babbling and buds are breaking here in the Hudson Valley, so spring is imminent in spite of lingering winter weather. We’re pleased to announce that we’ll be opening for the 2017 season on Saturday, April 15th, so stop in, say...

Joys of the Glacé Garden

January’s been awfully grey and gloomy, with some warmish periods that seemed almost like March, but we’re once again under snow cover and back to somewhat normal winter temps, keeping plants properly dormant and protected from frigid wind. For gardeners this is the time for...

Sunshine Solstice

Hey, betcha thought a Pondside post in late December would be all hollyberries, evergreens and ho ho ho, right? Well ha ha ha, I’m feeling the Winter Solstice and yearning for yellow as a reminder that sunlight hours will now start, ever so gradually, to...

Ending the Season with Many Thanks

We’ve been officially closed for several days now, and this week seems an appropriate one to relay our appreciation for another successful year at Pondside. Our customers, of course, are what make our success possible, and we try never to lose sight of that fact....

Cool it Down with Summer Whites

Yes, Gentle Readers, it’s been a very hot summer with record temperatures and less than average rainfall, coming on the heels of an almost snowless winter. Ground water is depleted and gardeners as well as plants are feeling stressed, tired and wilted. But we soldier...