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Harvesting and Preserving Herbs: Tips from Salt Box Nursery

As October unfurls its palette of fiery reds and muted golds across our gardens, there’s an inherent call to gather and treasure the aromatic wonders that have adorned our meals and enlivened our senses during the sun-kissed days. To ensure these green allies accompany us through winter’s silence, mastering the intricacies of careful harvesting and […]

Fall Decorating Headquarters: A Celebration of Autumn’s Delights at Salt Box Nursery

As the summer heat gives way to the brisk embrace of autumn, the world around us undergoes a remarkable transformation. Trees adorned in hues of gold and crimson, the earth carpeted with fallen leaves – it’s a time of change and beauty. Capturing this essence and bringing it into our living spaces is a cherished […]

Lawn Revitalization: Lime and Seed with Expert Guidance from Salt Box Nursery

As the seasons unfold with their vibrant hues, homeowners in Massachusetts have a golden opportunity to rejuvenate their lawns. Enter Salt Box Nursery, your trusted partner in cultivating a thriving lawn. This comprehensive guide delves into the essential practices of liming and seeding, tailored to elevate your outdoor space. With the added benefit of professional […]

It’s Time To Plant Spring Flowering Bulbs!

Creating a 100-day burst of color with spring flowering bulbs in Massachusetts, thanks to Salt Box Nursery, is not only possible but also a spectacular way to celebrate the changing seasons. This article will guide you through selecting the right bulb types, provide planting tips specific to Massachusetts’ climate, and offer creative color combination ideas. […]

Sprouting Imagination: Cultivating Young Gardeners this August

In this digital age, drawing children back to the embrace of the natural world is a refreshing diversion and a journey back to life’s organic wonders. Gardening stands out, serving as a delightful mix of experiential learning, creative engagement, and a deep dive into nature’s abundant treasures. With August casting its golden rays, it’s an […]

Preparing Your Massachusetts Garden for Fall: Expert Tips from Salt Box Nursery

As the warmth of summer gracefully transitions to the vibrant hues of fall, gardeners across Massachusetts eagerly embark on the journey of preparing their outdoor sanctuaries for the changing season. To ensure a smooth transition, a comprehensive plan that includes garden cleanup, planting, soil enrichment, and frost protection is crucial. At Salt Box Nursery, we […]

Transitioning Tropics: Bringing Your Plants Indoors with Salt Box Nursery

Hello to our cherished Salt Box Nursery community! As summer’s warm embrace gives way to the crisp whispers of autumn, it’s that special time to consider guiding our precious outdoor plants into the sheltered comfort of our homes. If this prospect has you scratching your head or feeling a tad daunted, fret not. With insights […]

Beat the Heat: Shade Solutions for Your Summer Garden from Salt Box Nursery

When the summer sun blazes overhead, finding shade in your garden becomes a top priority. Thankfully, Salt Box Nursery has the perfect shade solutions to help you create a cool and inviting oasis right in your own New England backyard. From vibrant annuals to exotic tropicals and enduring perennials, we offer a wide range of […]

The Joy of July: Essential Gardening Tasks for Mid-Summer in Your Garden

From the experts at Salt Box Nursery As we navigate the pinnacle of summer, our gardens erupt with bold colors, mesmerizing aromas, and the busy rustle of industrious pollinators. The time and care we’ve given our gardens since the onset of spring now materialize as diverse, vibrant landscapes. While July provides an opportunity to savor […]

Perfect Your Garden with Deadheading: Guidance from Salt Box Nursery

Gardening is an intriguing journey, full of joy for both experienced horticulturists and those newly discovering their green thumbs. A foundational gardening method that significantly improves your plants’ health and growth is deadheading, which includes both pruning and pinching spent blossoms. The friendly and experienced staff at Salt Box Nursery are always ready to guide […]