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Nursery List 2018

Hadley Garden Center carries the hardiest selection of Ornamental Trees and Srubs, from dependable growers. Please check with us as all items may not be in stock. Download the Nursery List (pdf)

Rose List 2018

We feature over 100 Varieties of Roses chosen for their hardiness and disease resistance, with new and exciting varieties added each year. Roses listed may not always be available, please check with us. Download the Rose List (pdf)

Perennial List 2018

Hadley Garden Center has Perennials in every color and texture for sun or shade or mixed conditions. We have Zone 5 plants and flowers to suit every style of garden. Please check with us as all items may not be in stock. Download the Perennial List (pdf)

Fruit List 2018

Hadley Garden Center has Zone 5 fruit trees, and shrubs in every shape and size, Check out this year's list easily by downloading our PDF below. Please check with us as all items may not be in stock. Download the Fruit List (pdf)

 
Seed Starting Guide

Start your seeds! We feature organic seeds and plants, and also carry many unusual varieties. Download the Seed Starting Guide (pdf)

Landscape Planning Guide

We hope you'll use this handy checklist to get all your measurements in place so we can help you! Landscape Planning Guide (pdf).

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May 2018 Tips


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  • Plant in the Garden: Asparagus, Beans, Broccoli, Cabbage, Cauliflower, Corn, Cucumbers, Leeks, Lettuce, Melons, Radish, Summer Squash, Tomatoes, Winter Squash   Late May: Basil, Corn, Impatiens, Pumpkins, Wax Begonias.

  • Transplant: Brussels Sprouts, Eggplant, Lettuce

  • Plant an Herb GardenMost like sun.  But some tolerate some shade...Herbs that tolerate shade: Bee Balm, Catnip, Chamomile, Coriander, Costmary, Dill, Fennel, Germander, Hyssop, Lemon Balm, Lovage, Mint, Parsley, Pennyroyal, Rosemary, Salad Burnet, Tansy, Tarragon, and Thyme. Herbs that prefer shade: Angelica, Chervil, Sweet Cicely, Woodruff.sunPlant an Herb Garden: Most like

  • Harvest Rhubarb stems by pulling.

  • Plant summer flowering bulbs: Begonias, Callas, Dahlias, Gladioli, Acidanthera, Caladium, Hymenocallis, and Tigridia.
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  • Prune: Forsythia and Quince after flowering to remove crowded or unhealthy branches.

 

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April 2018 Tips

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  • Fertilize your lawn and apply a pre-emergent crabgrass control when Forsythia blossoms drop.

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  • Replenish mulch in your beds to help prevent weeds.
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  • Work the soil in your beds as soon as the weather permits, adding compost and other amendments.
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  • Start seedlings of: Cucumbers, Eggplant, Melon, Spinach, Okra, Onions, Peppers, Squash, Tomatoes
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  • Plant: Beets, Carrots, Dill, Endive, Kohlrabi, Lettuce, Parsnips, Peas, Potatoes, Radish, Spinach, Swiss Chard, Artichoke
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  • Transplant: Beets, Broccoli, Cabbage, Cauliflower, Clematis, Daylilies, Foxglove, Fruit Trees, Leeks, Lettuce, Onions, Pansies, Raspberries, Roses, Strawberries