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Bee a Good Gardener

There is a movement out there that I’m sure you’ve at least heard a mention of, it’s about saving the honeybees. Honeybees are responsible for pollinating many of the flowers that make the food that we love, enjoy, and need to eat to live. The thought of the honey bees disappearing….well, it just makes me… Read more »

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Kids Garden Activity: Fairy Doors

Legend has it, Fairy Doors are magical gateways to the fairy world. If you spot one, you are special! But don’t bother trying to open it, because only fairies can do so. We find fairy doors (and fairies), more than just ‘magical’. They are a growing trend connecting our children not only to a  land… Read more »

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A Bunny Hunt

No, it’s not ‘wabbit season’ so no bunnies will be harmed during our annual Bunny Hunt! In lieu of a traditonal Egg Hunt, the crew at Burnett’s hosts a Bunny Hunt the day before Easter. Kids will get plenty of fresh air and exercise as they ‘hunt’ for all the staff members chosen to be the rabbit-ear-wearing… Read more »

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Spring’s ‘Tough Cookie’

If ever there were a pretty little flower that could be considered a ‘tough cookie’ , it would be the pansy. Although these captivating little beauties may look delicate, they are one of the first flowers that can brave our spring gardens in cold New England. Believe it or not, pansies perform best in cool weather months,… Read more »

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Spa Day for Houseplants

Houseplants really work hard in our homes. They help make our surroundings beautiful, clean pollutants out of the air, and keep us connected to living green plants during the months we need them most. They work hard, and they can start to look tired regardless of how hard we try to mimic their ideal growing… Read more »

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What’s Growing On This Week? Take a peek!

Isn’t it great to have an early spring? We’re so excited to have our doors open again, and hope you’ll come on out and see us! Pansies arrive Monday the 14th. NOW is the time to get them planted to keep them short and loaded with blooms. Here are just a few pics of things… Read more »

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Garden Heroes

While the doors of the garden center are closed until March, you may be picturing the hard working crew of Burnett’s sipping a fruity adult beverage on a tropical beach somewhere, right? Actually, this is the time of year that we roll our sleeves up and REALLY get busy laying out the year and working on… Read more »