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...

Malus Aforethought

Confession:  I never cared much about Crabapples, neither liking nor disliking them to any great degree. They were another spring flowering tree commonly seen on neighborhood front lawns, like Dogwoods and Redbuds. Pretty, but nothing remarkable. Then I inherited one at the house I bought....

Welcome Spring

Our Opening Day Open House is Saturday, April 2nd! The new greenhouse is filling up with beautiful plants and, call me weird, but it smells just delicious. Not the scent of flowers, but that warming damp earth smell that really signals the beginning of a...