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Have a Merry Christmas! – 2013

Have a Merry Christmas! Newsletter 45 – Thursday, December 19, 2013 Lucy’s Story – Chapter 36 Recipe: My Cozy Quilt Red and White Poinsettias! Holiday Grab and Go Porch Pots and Hanging Baskets Send flowers for the holidays! Holiday Gift Giving Ideas For the birds! Dog Treat Stocking Stuffers! America’s Best Flowers Holiday Hours Our hours for the month of December are 10am – 6pm except for the following dates: Sunday, December 22 – 10am – 4pm (We are closing early this day for our staff Christmas party.) Tuesday, December 24 – Christmas Eve  – 10am – 3pm Wednesday, December […]

Just Two More Weeks! – 2013

Just Two More Weeks! Newsletter 44 – Thursday, December 12, 2013 Custom made Holiday Porch Pots! Fresh and Natural Gifts and Decorating Ideas Red and White Poinsettias! Holiday Grab and Go Porch Pots and Hanging Baskets Our Beautiful Fresh Cut Christmas Trees are Going Fast! Send flowers for the holidays! Holiday Gift Giving Ideas Flavorful bits and pieces… Dog Treat Stocking Stuffers! Lucy’s Story – Chapter 35 Recipe: Bev’s Sweet and Tangy Meatballs America’s Best Flowers Holiday Hours Our hours for the month of December are 10am – 6pm except for the following dates: Sunday, December 22 – 10am – […]

Ho-Ho-Holidays! – 2013

Ho-Ho-Holidays! Newsletter 43 – Thursday, December 5, 2013 Join us for our last 2013 America’s Best Flowers workshop! Holiday Porch Pots Custom made Holiday Porch Pots! For the birds! Other Holiday Decorating Items Red and White Poinsettias! Holiday Grab and Go Porch Pots and Hanging Baskets Our Beautiful Fresh Cut Christmas Trees are Going Fast! Holiday Gift Giving Ideas Lucy’s Story – Chapter 34 Recipe: Turkey Tacos America’s Best Flowers Holiday Hours Our hours for the month of December are 10am – 6pm except for the following dates: Sunday, December 22 – 10am – 4pm (We are closing early this […]

Happy Thanksgiving Everyone! – 2013

Happy Thanksgiving Everyone! Newsletter 42 – Tuesday, November 26, 2013 Wreath & Poinsettia Painting Workshops Holiday Centerpiece & Poinsettia Painting Workshops Words of appreciation from Marty! Custom made Holiday Porch Pots! Fresh and Natural Holiday Decorating Items Red and White Poinsettias! Holiday ‘Grab and Go Porch Pots’ Holiday Gift Giving Ideas Lucy’s Story – Chapter 33 Recipe: Basic Scone Recipe Current Hours Open Monday – Sunday 10am-6pm Happy Thanksgiving Everyone! Combined Wreath&Poinsettia Painting Workshops Sunday, December 1Ongoing throughout the day between 9am and 3pm Our Poinsettias need your help! They can’t paint themselves! Click for Larger Image Custom decorate a […]

It’s Still Gorgeous in the Greenhouse – 2013

It’s Still Gorgeous in the Greenhouse Newsletter 41 – Thursday, November 21, 2013 Our many Winter Workshops Pumpkin Pie Anyone? We’re Going to the Dogs! Fresh and Green Fresh Cut Christmas Trees! Perennials, Trees & Shrubs Now 90% Off (Last Chance) Lucy’s Story – Chapter 32 Recipe: The Ultimate Potato Gratin Current Hours Open Monday – Sunday 10am-6pm Holiday decorating can be easy AND fun! A collage of our Winter WorkshopSee more images in our Gallery Click for Larger Image Bring your creativity and holiday spirit on out to our Winter Workshops! Holiday Porch Pot Workshop Saturday and Sunday, November […]

The Bigger November Newsletter! – 2013

The Bigger November Newsletter! Newsletter 40 – Thursday, November 14, 2013 Holiday decorating can be easy AND fun! Holiday Porch Pot Workshop Custom made Holiday Porch Pots! Combined Wreath & Poinsettia Painting Workshops Combined Holiday Centerpiece & Poinsettia Painting Workshops Pumpkin Pie Anyone? Flavorful bits and pieces… Fresh and Green Gorgeous Poinsettias Fresh Cut Christmas trees! Perennials, Trees & Shrubs Now 90% Off (Last Chance) Lucy’s Story – Chapter 31 Recipe: Cape Cod Cornbread Stuffing Open Monday – Sunday 10am-6pm Miniature Garden Workshops Click for Larger Image Join us on Saturday and Sunday, from 9-3 for our last Miniature Garden […]

The Big November Newsletter! – 2013

The Big November Newsletter! Newsletter 39 – Thursday, November 7, 2013 Holiday Porch Pot Workshop Custom made Holiday Porch Pots! Combined Wreath & Poinsettia Painting Workshops Pumpkins are for Pie! Fresh Green Plants For the birds! Perennials, Trees & Shrubs Now 80% Off! Lucy’s Story – Chapter 30 Recipe: Apple Crisp Pizza Recipe: Bev’s Pie Crust Open Monday – Sunday 10am-6pm Miniature Garden Workshops Click for Larger Image Did you see the segment about America’s Best Flowers Miniature Garden Workshops on WMTV, channel 15, Sunday evening news?  We were very happy and proud to have several of our miniature gardens […]

Boo! – 2013

Boo! Newsletter 38 – Thursday, October 31, 2013 Green, Green Everywhere Ongoing Miniature Garden Workshops! Just Flown in! Perennials, Trees & Shrubs Now 70% Off! Lucy’s Story – Chapter 29 Recipe: Margaret’s Sweet and Crunchy Almonds Open Hours Open Monday – Sunday 10am-6pm Plant Bulbs Now for a Colorful Spring! Take a moment and just think about how perfect spring bulbs are.  Once planted, they wait patiently from one year to the next to share their beauty with us.  Daffodils, allium, crocus, tulips, hyacinth and so many others, practically shout with joy when spring arrives. Plant your bulbs now and […]

Halloween Time – 2013

Halloween Time Newsletter 37 – Thursday, October 24, 2013 New and Unique Christmas Decorations Now is the perfect time to plant Bulbs Clear the Bench Sale – Now 60% Off! Protection for your new trees Lucy’s Story – Chapter 28 Recipe: Snickerdoodle Muffins Open Hours Open Monday – Sunday 10am-6pm Ongoing Miniature Garden Workshops! Weekends Through – November 1710am – 3pm Click for Larger Image Think small and inside the pot every Saturday and Sunday, through November 17, at our Miniature Garden and Terrarium Workshops.  Join us, from 10 am to 3 pm, for a journey to our miniature world. […]

Make Miniature Madness! – 2013

Make Miniature Madness! Newsletter 36 – Thursday, October 17, 2013 Clear the Bench Sale – Now 50% Off! Our Flea Market is this Saturday! Lucy’s Story – Chapter 27 Recipe: Jacques Torres Chocolate Chip Cookies Open Hours Starting Monday, October 21stOpen Monday – Sunday10am-6pm Miniature Garden Workshop! October 19 – November 1710am – 3pm Click for Larger Image Choose from our large selection of succulents and miniature garden plants and garden accessories to create your very own one-of-a-kind terrarium or miniature garden. Click for Larger Image What a perfect hostess/host gift to give for those holiday parties and celebrations. Click […]

Help us Clear the Benches! – 2013

Help us Clear the Benches! Newsletter 35 – Thursday, October 10, 2013 It’s our ‘Clear the Benches’ Sale! Just In – A little of this and a little of that! Build your very own Scarecrow! Easy $ for Your Non-Profit Organization Another Flea Market! Lucy’s Story – Chapter 26 Recipe: Bev’s Buttermilk Cornbread Current Hours Monday – Sunday 9am-6pm It’s our ‘Clear the Benches’ Sale! Come and get ‘em!  Starting Thursday, October 10, perennials, trees and shrubs will be 40% off.  Take advantage of our great selection while it lasts.  Now is a great time to pick up the perennials, […]

Bulbalicious! – 2013

Bulbalicious! Newsletter 34 – Thursday, October 3, 2013 Have fun with fall! Build your very own Scarecrow! Boston Ferns Another Flea Market! Lucy’s Story – Chapter 25 Recipe: Jesse’s Favorite Grilled Cheese Combos Recipe: Tomato Soup Current Hours Monday – Sunday 9am-6pm Beautiful Bulbs! Tulip ‘Queen of the Night’ Click for Larger Image Beautiful bulbs…two words that will bring you so much joy in the spring!  Every year we like to remind you that fall is the only time you can plant those wonderful spring-blooming bulbs.  Plant now and be the absolute envy of your neighbors next spring! Tulips, daffodils, […]

Bulbs are just like Eggs! – 2013

Bulbs are just like Eggs! Newsletter 33 – Thursday, September 26, 2013 Avoid Springtime Regrets! Bulbs are just like eggs! We have fall decorating bundles! Build your very own Scarecrow! Hey kids, come on out and make a bird feeder! They are very hard to see but we do have camouflage gloves! Easy Money for Your Non-Profit Organization! America’s Best Flowers is having another Flea Market! Lucy’s Story – Chapter 24 Recipe: Brownie Mix Current Hours Monday – Sunday 9am-6pm Avoid Springtime Regrets! Plant your bulbs now Daffodils Click for Larger Image Every year we remind you that fall is […]

Let’s Decorate for Fall! – 2013

Let’s Decorate for Fall! Newsletter 32 – Thursday, September 19, 2013 Plant your bulbs now! Get a Jumpstart on Protecting Your Ash Trees We have fall decorating bundles! Hey kids, want to make a bird feeder? Lucy’s Story – Chapter 23 Recipe: Stuffed Pepper Soup Open Hours Monday – Sunday 9am-6pm Featured Plant of the Week – Burning Bush Burning Bush Click for Larger Image Add a splash of color to your yard with a dazzling burning bush.  The dwarf winged euonymus burning bush has scarlet-red fall foliage that will brighten any area.  This wonderful shrub likes full sun – […]

Art in the Garden this Saturday – 2013

Art in the Garden this Saturday Newsletter 31 – Thursday, September 12, 2013 Art in the Garden Your Fall Bulbs have arrived! Are you ready for Scarecrow Days? Hey kids, want to make a bird feeder? Lucy’s Story – Chapter 22 Recipe: Peanut Butter Cake With Peanut Butter Frosting Recipe: Peanut Butter-Honey Frosting Recipe: Peanut Butter Frosting Monday – Friday 9am-7pm Saturday – Sunday 9am-6pm Note:  Beginning 9/16 we will be open daily from 9am-6pm Featured Plant of the Week – Spirea Spirea ‘Neon Flash’ Click for Larger Image The spirea is a small to medium sized shrub that is […]

Autumn Container Workshop this Saturday – 2013

Autumn Container Workshop this Saturday Newsletter 30 – Thursday, September 5, 2013 Featured Plant of the Week: Spirea Why not pick up your Fall Bulbs? Get a Jumpstart on Protecting Your Ash Trees Wanted! Good homes for our Mums! Art in the Garden What a cool gift and great way to help the Humane Society! Lucy’s Story – Chapter 21 Recipe: Chocolate Chip Zucchini Bread Current Hours Monday – Friday 9am-7pm Saturday – Sunday 9am-6pm Featured Plant of the Week – Spirea Spirea ‘Neon Flash’ Click for Larger Image The spirea is a small to medium sized shrub that is […]

Happy Labor Day! – 2013

Happy Labor Day! Newsletter 29 – Thursday, August 29, 2013 Featured Plant of the Week: Sedum Are you entertaining this weekend? Wanted! Good homes for our Mums! Tips for Success with Fall Mums Art in the Garden Lucy’s Story – Chapter 20 Recipe: Special Green Beans Current Hours Monday – Friday 9am-7pm Saturday – Sunday 9am-6pm Happy Labor Day! Featured Plant of the Week – Sedum Sedums are such fabulous perennials!  They are hardy, easy to care for and drought tolerant plants. Just as other plants and flowers start to slow down for the fall the Sedums will burst into […]

Flea Market the Second – 2013

Flea Market the Second Newsletter 28 – Thursday, August 22, 2013 Featured Plant of the Week: Echinacea, Coneflowers Preparing Your Perennials and Shrubs for Fall Flea Market this Saturday! Art in the Garden Dog Wash Fundraiser Results! Lucy’s Story – Chapter 19 Recipe: Zucchini, Corn, Black-Bean, and Jack-Cheese Quesadillas Current Hours Monday – Friday 9am-7pm Saturday – Sunday 9am-6pm Featured Plant of the Week – Echinacea, Coneflowers We have many varieties to choose from Click for Larger Image Every flower garden cries out for a plant that attracts butterflies and birds, makes great cut flowers, and tolerates hot dry conditions. […]

Third Annual Dog Wash – 2013

Third Annual Dog Wash Newsletter 27 – Thursday, August 15, 2013 Calling All Dirty Dogs! It’s true! We’re having another Flea Market! The Joy of Fall Gardening Art in the Garden Lucy’s Story – Chapter 18 Recipe: Duncan Hines Pumpkin Pie Crunch Current Hours Monday – Friday 9am-7pm Saturday – Sunday 9am-6pm Featured Plant of the Week – Oakleaf Hydrangea The beautiful Oakleaf Hydrangea is an easy to care for and low maintenance shrub.  It’s an ideal plant for a partial sun location. The Oakleaf Hydrangeas are 20% off this week.  Hurry in while supplies last and get several of […]

Come out so we can Appreciate you! – 2013

Come out so we can Appreciate you! Newsletter 26 – Thursday, August 8, 2013 Customer Appreciation Day Do I smell wet dog? America’s Best Flowers is having another Flea Market! Art in the Garden Lucy’s Story – Intermission Recipe: Crock Pot Oatmeal Recipe: Overnight Oatmeal Monday – Friday 9am-7pm Saturday – Sunday 9am-6pm Featured Plant of the Week – Hostas Hosta plants have long been a perennial favorite among gardeners. They are easy to care for and their lush foliage is the perfect low maintenance plant.  There are so many different varieties you’re sure to find the perfect one for […]

How about another Flea Market? – 2013

How about another Flea Market? Newsletter 25 – Thursday, August 1, 2013 Featured Plant of the Week – Mini Roses America’s Best Flowers is having another Flea Market! Look for us at the Wisconsin State Fair Help! How can I freshen up my outside areas? Herbs are for Grilling too! Check us out on Pinterest! Does your dog need a bath? Lucy’s Story – Chapter 17 Recipe: Breakfast Casserole in the Crock Pot! Revised Hours Monday – Friday9am-7pm Saturday – Sunday 9am-6pm Featured Plant of the Week – Mini Roses These mini roses were bred from True Roses for a […]

Musical Garden – 2013

Musical Garden Newsletter 24 – Thursday, July 25, 2013 Perennial of the Week: Rudbeckia ‘Goldsturm’ They’ll be dancing, singing and music playing… Herbs are for Grilling too! Tomato Tips Lucy’s Story – Chapter 16 Recipe: Roasted Baby Potatoes with Parsley and Butter Recipe: Parsley Pesto Recipe: Basil Pesto Recipe: Cilantro Pesto Current Hours Monday – Friday 9am-7:30pm Saturday – Sunday 9am-6pm Perennial of the Week – Rudbeckia ‘Goldsturm’ Bright yellow petals and dark brown cone-shaped centers make Rudbeckia (rood-BECK-ee-ah) a perennial that’s hard to miss. These tough and versatile sun-loving plants are native to meadows in much of the country […]

The Bugs are Back! – 2013

The Bugs are Back! Newsletter 23 – Thursday, July 18, 2013 Perennial of the Week: ‘Phenomenal’ Hey, all you junior Picasso’s and O’Keefe’s! Beat the Mosquitos Music in our Garden! Lucy’s Story – Chapter 15 Recipe: Deviled Egg Macaroni Pasta Salad Recipe: Homemade Microwave Pickles Current Hours Monday – Friday 9am-7:30pm Saturday – Sunday 9am-6pm Our Perennial of the Week is ‘Phenomenal’ By Bev Wilson ‘Phenomenal’ Lavender Click for Larger Image Lavender that is!  A recent introduction by Peace Tree Farms, Lavender ‘Phenomenal’ has been named a ‘Must-Grow’ perennial by Better Homes & Garden.  Thirty years of breeding has resulted […]

Flea Market this Saturday – 2013

Flea Market this Saturday Newsletter 22 – Thursday, July 11, 2013 Perennial of the Week: Nepeta ‘Walker’s Low’ Catmint Flea Market Earwigs – Yuck! Lucy’s Story – Chapter 14 Recipe: The Basic Baked Potato Recipe: The Basic Potato Bar Monday – Friday 9am-7:30pm Saturday – Sunday 9am-6pm Perennial of the Week – Nepeta ‘Walker’s Low’ Catmint Nepeta ‘Walker’s Low’ Catmint Click for Larger Image The soft gray-green foliage of the Nepeta is highly aromatic.  The large lavender-blue blossoms occur heavily from late spring through midsummer and will reappear for a second heavy bloom in the autumn. Even when not in […]

Happy Independence Day – 2013

Happy Independence Day Newsletter 21 – Thursday, July 4, 2013 Perennial of the Week: Penstemon ‘Husker’s Red’ Are you planning a Fourth of July celebration? Flea Market, Sat July 13, 9am-4pm Lucy’s Story – Chapter 13 Recipe: Nacho Dogs Recipe: Guacamole Recipe: Grilled Tomato-Chipotle Sauce Happy Independence Day America! Current Hours Monday – Friday9am-7:30pm Thursday, July 4th9am-6pm Saturday – Sunday 9am-6pm Perennial of the Week – Penstemon ‘Husker’s Red’ Penstemon ‘Husker’s Red’ Click for Larger Image Back for another week!  The Penstemon Husker’s Red has an attractive upright growth of glossy, red-tinged leaves.  And its small white flowers provide such […]

Day of Independence – 2013

Day of Independence Newsletter 20 – Thursday, June 27, 2013 Perennial of the Week: Penstemon ‘Husker’s Red’ Music in our Garden! Flea Market Rain, Rain Go Away Lucy’s Story – Chapter 12 Recipe: Red Raspberry Shrub Updated Hours Starting July 1st Monday – Friday 9am-7:30pm Saturday – Sunday 9am-6pm Perennial of the Week – Penstemon ‘Husker’s Red’ Penstemon ‘Husker’s Red’ Click for Larger Image The Penstemon Husker’s Red has an attractive upright growth of glossy, red-tinged leaves.  And its small white flowers provide such a lovely contrast.  This sturdy perennial likes full sun and will bloom from late spring to […]

Chalk Contest for Kids – 2013

Chalk Contest for Kids Newsletter 19 – Thursday, June 20, 2013 Succulent Workshop Bring your Chalk Flea Market Music in our Garden! Lucy’s Story – Chapter 11 Recipe: Apple Brownies Current Hours Monday – Friday 9am-8pm Saturday – Sunday 9am-6pm Perennial of the Week – Nepeta ‘Walker’s Low’ Catmint Nepeta ‘Walker’s Low’ Catmint Click for Larger Image The soft gray-green foliage of the Nepeta is highly aromatic.  The large lavender-blue blossoms occur heavily from late spring through midsummer and will reappear for a second heavy bloom in the autumn. Even when not in bloom it is a compact and very […]

Father’s Day – 2013

Father’s Day Newsletter 18 – Thursday, June 13, 2013 Touch of Wonder Perennial of the Week: Scabiosa Bring your Chalk America’s Best Flowers is having a Flea Market! Music in our Garden! Lucy’s Story – Chapter 10 Recipe: Cucumber Dill Salad with Asparagus Monday – Friday 9am-8pm Saturday – Sunday 9am-6pm Happy Father’s Day! Hey Dad, bring the family out to America’s Best Flowers this weekend and the Schoep’s ice cream is on us! Touch of Wonder When I was about 13 and my brother 10, our father promised to take us to the circus. But then at lunchtime there […]

Come make a Mini Garden with us! – 2013

Come make a Mini Garden with us! Newsletter 17 – Thursday, June 6, 2013 Perennial of the Week: Salvia Rosenwein It’s The Little Things in Life! Employment Opportunity Music in our Garden! Lucy’s Story – Chapter 9 Recipe: Grandma Ellen’s Fudge Current Hours Monday – Friday 9am-8pm Saturday – Sunday 9am-6pm Perennial of the Week – Salvia Rosenwein Rosenwein Salvia Click for Larger Image If you are looking for an easy growing, low maintenance sun perennial, look no further!  America’s Best Flowers has the perfect flower for you!  Our Rosenwein Salvia grows in average, dry to medium, well-drained soil in […]

There’s Still Time – 2013

There’s Still Time Newsletter 16 – Thursday, May 30, 2013 There is still time! Container Workshops: Any day of the week! Did you know we have houseplants? Don and his Magic Grinding Wheel Come Play and Sing in our Garden! Lucy’s Story – Chapter 8 Recipe: No Dough Pizza Current Hours Monday – Friday 9am-8pm Saturday – Sunday 9am-6pm Get the Outside Scoop on Perennial Gardening! Join Margaret, our perennial manager, for a free class on perennial gardening at America’s Best Flowers Saturday, June 1, at 10 AM and Tuesday, June 4, at 6:30 PM. Learn what it takes to […]

Flowers for Memorial Day – 2013

Flowers for Memorial Day Newsletter 15 – Thursday, May 23, 2013 Memorial Day Flowers So much to do and so little time to do it! Important Warm Weather Pet Information Watering Practices for Lawns Come Play and Sing in our Garden! Lucy’s Story – Chapter 7 Recipe: Chicken Saltimbocca Rotini Memorial Day Memorial Day Hours America’s Best Flowers will be open from 9 AM to 6 PM on Monday, Memorial Day. Monday 9am-6pm Tuesday– Friday 9am-8pm Saturday – Sunday 9am-6pm Roses, anyone? A Red, Red Rose Click for Larger Image Join us for our Rose Clinic this Saturday, May 25, […]

Container Workshop this Weekend – 2013

Container Workshop this Weekend Newsletter 14 – Thursday, May 16, 2013 Herb Cooking Clinic Like catering, but with plants Beautiful Hanging Flower Baskets Just in Are you a Social Networking kind of Person? Come Play and Sing in our Garden! (New: Flyer!) Lucy’s story – Chapter 6 Recipe: Sauteed Vegetables Monday – Friday 9am-8pm Saturday – Sunday 9am-6pm Container Workshop Come out to our Container Workshop this Saturday and Sunday, May 18-19, from 10 – 4 PM. Our knowledgeable and friendly associates will be happy to assist you while you do the planting.  Our workshop starts at 10 AM and is […]

The Day is Upon Us – 2013

The Day is Upon Us Newsletter 13 – Thursday, May 9, 2013 Our Mother’s Day Make & Take Workshop is tonight! Beautiful Hanging Flower Baskets Joe will have the coffee on! Come Play and Sing in the Garden! Important – America’s Best Flowers Lost and Found Lucy’s Tuesday morning pictures Recipe: Greek Salad Monday – Friday 9am-8pm Special Hours for Mother’s Day Weekend! Saturday 8am-8pm Sunday 9am-6pm Not sure what flower or plant Mom would like for Mother’s Day? We can help!  Stop out and pick up an America’s Best Flowers gift card for your mom, grandma, aunt or special […]

Make Something Special for Mother’s Day! – 2013

Make Something Special for Mother’s Day! Newsletter 12 – Thursday, May 2, 2013 For a Hands-on Mother’s Day Gift Container Workshop this Weekend St. Vincent de Paul’s Pick-a-Pack Weekend! Don and his magic grinding wheel are back for the weekend! Digging in the Dirt, Part 2 Lucy’s story – Intermission Recipe: Swiss Vegetable Medley Extended hours! Beginning Monday, May 6! Monday – Friday 9am-8pm Saturday-Sunday 9am-6pm Remember Mother’s Day! May 12 is right around the corner!  Plan ahead for Mother’s Day this year by sending your mom, grandma, aunt or special lady an America’s Best Flowers gift card!  It’s as […]

Join us for food, fun and flowers! – 2013

Join us for food, fun and flowers! Newsletter 11 – Thursday, April 25, 2013 Earth Day Celebrations We support our troops Arbor Day Celebration Ancient Graffiti products are here, but they won’t be here long… Digging in the Dirt Lucy’s story – Chapter 5 Recipe: Cheryl’s Easy Chicken, Potato and Bean Soup Recipe: Nestle Chewy Cocoa Brownies Current Hours Monday – Friday 9am-7pm Saturday-Sunday 9am-6pm Fun and excitement at the greenhouse this weekend! Our first 2013 Container Workshop is this Saturday and Sunday, April 27-28, from 10 – 4 PM.   Bring your garden gloves with you because it’s a hands-on […]

Open House at the Greenhouse – 2013

Open House at the Greenhouse Newsletter 10 – Thursday, April 18, 2013 What’s going on? Something’s not right! Send Al your gardening questions! We’re still looking for young and talented kids! Lucy’s acupuncture update Recipe: Bev T’s Homemade Chicken Nuggets Recipe: Bev T’s Kanaedle Noodles Just for you! Extended hours! Beginning Monday, April 22 Monday – Friday 9am-7pm Saturday-Sunday 9am-6pm Open House this weekend Tax time is in the past!  So, let’s celebrate this weekend.  Come on out to America’s Best Flowers Open House and have a hot dog and popcorn on us from 11 – 3 PM on Saturday […]

Mini Garden & Terrarium Weekend Workshop – 2013

Mini Garden & Terrarium Weekend Workshop Newsletter 9 – Thursday, April 11, 2013 Are critters eating your flowers? Our flags are waving to you! We’re still looking for young and talented kids! Lucy’s story – chapter 4 Recipe: Two Way Quesadillas – Jim’s Way Recipe: Two Way Quesadillas – Bev’s Way Recipe: Quick and Easy Guacamole Current Hours Monday – Friday 9am-6pm Saturday-Sunday 9am-5pm It’s a very small world Mini Garden Click for Larger Image At America’s Best Flowers this weekend!  Come on out, Saturday, April 13, from 10am-4pm for our Make and Take Terrarium workshop and on Sunday, April […]

Celebrate the Spring! – 2013

Celebrate the Spring! Newsletter 8 – Thursday, April 4, 2013 For all of you sun coleus lovers! 2013 Shade Tree Program Can you dig it? We’re still looking for young and talented kids! Lucy’s story – chapter 3 Recipe: Lauren’s Vegetarian Shepherd’s Pie Current Hours Monday – Friday 9am-6pm Saturday-Sunday 9am-5pm Flavorful herbs coming to your neighborhood! Rosemary Click for Larger Image Besides the fact that it’s so easy to grow your own herbs, it’s just way cool to walk out your back door and snip a little rosemary, thyme, oregano or basil (and the list goes on) for your […]

The Bunny is Coming – 2013

The Bunny is Coming Newsletter 7 – Thursday, March 28, 2013 Birdbaths are for the Birds 2013 Shade Tree Program Lettuce entice you! We’re looking for young and talented kids! Lucy gets stuck Recipe: Sunday Roast Chicken Starting April 1st new hours Monday – Friday 9am-6pm Saturday-Sunday 9am-5pm Wishing you a peaceful Easter! The Return of the Silly Pink Wabbit Our Pink Easter Bunny will be here!Don’t forget your cameras! Our resident Easter Bunny just can’t wait to see you at our Easter Egg Hunt this Saturday, March 30, from 10:00 – 2:00 PM. Rain or shine (it’s an indoor […]

We have Stuff … and lots of it! – 2013

We have Stuff … and lots of it! Newsletter 6 – Thursday, March 21, 2013 Return of the Cottage Grove Easter Bunny! Asiatic Lilies Available here…Beautiful Centerpieces Pottery 2013 Shade Tree Program We are looking for young talent! Has your home address or your email address changed? Lucy’s story – Chapter two Recipe: Bev’s “Awesome” Chicken Enchiladas Yes, we are open for business! Monday – Saturday 9am–5pm Hey, is your non-profit organization in need of funds? Click for Larger Image We don’t want you to miss out on this opportunity!  There are still a few weeks left to take advantage […]

St Patrick’s Day – 2013

The only day of the year you can get away with fake diamonds. (“sham rocks”)

These Owls Don’t Fly – 2013

These Owls Don’t Fly Newsletter 4 – Thursday, March 7, 2013 Fantastic Opportunity for Non-Profit Organizations Who does all of this? Your houseplants need some love and attention! Mark your calendar Do we have your email address change? Lucy’s Tale Recipe: Bahamian Macaroni & Cheese You’ll love your garden … It’s our promise! Yes, we are open for business! Monday – Saturday 9am–5pm Welcome back spring! Swoop on in… A Hootenany in Granite Click for Larger Image And meet our family of owls!  Stone Age Creations is our new line of lawn and garden décor!  As their company states, ‘created […]

Snow Tired – 2013

Snow Tired Newsletter 3 – Thursday, February 28, 2013 Indoor Planting Supplies Livingston, I presume? Melissa & Doug are back! Fantastic Opportunity for Non-Profit Organizations Lucy speaks?! Recipe: Cheddar Apple Breakfast Lasagna You’ll love your garden … It’s our promise! Yes, we are open for business! Monday – Saturday 9am–5pm Plant a seed with us… Between 10:00-11:00am this Saturday, March 2, at our Vegetable Gardening Class.  Our very own Al Lunde will show you just how easy it is to grow vegetables and/or flowers!  Large yard, small yard or no yard, (such as a balcony) it doesn’t matter!  Al will […]

Visit us at the Garden Expo – 2013

Visit us at the Garden Expo Newsletter 2 – Thursday, February 7, 2013 Blooming plants in February? Planning a vegetable, herb or flower garden? Are you Edgerton area folks ready for Valentine’s Day? Upcoming Events for 2013 Winter walks with Lucy Recipe: Valentine Fruit Pizzas You’ll love your garden … It’s our promise! What’s the first sign of spring? It’s the 2013 Midwest Garden Expo, of course!  Come on out to the Exhibition Hall, inside the Alliant Energy Center in Madison, and see what’s new for the 2013 gardening season. Our large and colorful booth is located just inside the […]

What pony? I don’t remember a pony – 2013

What pony? I don’t remember a pony Newsletter 1 – Thursday, January 17, 2013 Visit us at the Garden Expo Upcoming Events for 2013 Recipe: Hashbrown Soup Hang in there! All of us at America’s Best Flowers are excited about a number of things: First, America’s Best Flowers is open, no need to wait for spring to start planning your garden.  Come in with your questions and leave with answers, seeds and plants etc.    Second, SPRING is right around the corner.  (Granted, it’s a big corner, but still…) Third, our new line of Hort Couture plants are spectacular and we […]

 

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