Ward's Nursery & Garden Center
600 S. Main St.
Great Barrington, MA 01230
HOURS: Open Daily 8am - 5pm
Telephone - 413-528-0166
Email - firstname.lastname@example.org
Tropical plants will suffer when night-time temperatures slip below 40 degrees F. Plan to bring in your houseplants when temperatures are forecast below 45 degrees F to protect them from stress and cold damage. Tender perennial herbs like Rosemary or Lemon Verbena can be brought indoors as well for winter cooking. It’s best to start […]
Watering Details for New Landscape Plantings In times of moderate drought, consider what you can do in your own landscape to conserve water. Here’s a link to a Fact Sheet published by the University of Massachusetts Agricultural Extension. Water Conservation Checklist Originally posted a year ago, this information bears repeating. Watering practices are critical to the […]
We are eager to get color in our landscape but we have many annual flowers in our greenhouses and a few outdoors ready for sale that should not be put out in the ground immediately. However, perennials in the yard are ready to be planted. The chart pictured below gives you the general hardiness guidelines […]
Congratulations to all our budding Arborists – Ward’s is out of tree seedlings for 2020. Celebrate Earth Day and Arbor Day in 2020 by planting a tree! Earth Day is Wednesday April 22 and marks the 50th Anniversary of this environment-focused day. Learn more about Earth Day here. Arbor Day has it’s 148th Anniversary on […]
You are home and you want to start a vegetable garden. This is the year for sure. Ward’s has cold-hardy organic vegetable starts in 4-packs and flats of 32 available. You can mix your flat with your favorite vegetables. We also have a sample Starter Mix that we can put together for you as a […]
Seed-starting saves you money on plants and expands your choices in flower, color, taste and size! Some seeds grow best when started right in the garden. Just read the seed packet. And – it’s easier than you think especially since seeds are designed to sprout and grow into thriving plants under the right conditions. So […]
Please review the tips below but know that Ward’s staff are happy to help. You can send a digital photo of your plant through our E-mail Contact Link as well. Trouble-shooting Tips– By thoroughly inspecting the tops and undersides of plants, the stem, and soil at least once a week, you will notice changes and […]
They are doing it again! Boy Scout Troup 23 of Great Barrington will be recycling Christmas trees as a service to the community and a fundraiser for the Scouts on two Saturdays in January. Trees should be taken to 265 Stockbridge Road (the former LOCKE, STOCK & BARREL Grocer) in Great Barrington or can be […]
Here’s a fun holiday addition! Fragrant Paperwhites are tender Narcissus bulbs for forcing indoors in a pot of gravel in our colder climate. Start with an odd number of bulbs for a more attractive look. Locate a bowl or dish at least 3 inches deep that you can fill with similar-sized gravel or stones.