2016 Newsletters

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2016 – Newsletter 46 – Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! Newsletter 46 – Thursday, December 29, 2016 Lady’s Story – Chapter 23 Fresh Cut Flowers & Holiday Centerpieces America’s Best Flowers Gift Cards! Gift Box Amaryllis 2017 Ideas Recipe: Minestrone Soup with Butternut Squash Cottage Grove location Holiday Hours Saturday, Dec. 31 (New Year’s Eve): 9-3 Sunday, Jan. 1, (New Year’s Day): CLOSED Monday, Jan. 2: CLOSED Tuesday, Jan. 3 – Saturday, March 11: Mon-Sat 9-5 Closed Sundays   Edgerton location Holiday Hours Saturday, Dec. 31 (New Year’s Eve): 8:30-2 Sunday, Jan. 1, (New Year’s Day): CLOSED Mon-Fri 8:30-5:30 Sat 8:30-5:00 Sun 9-4 Lady’s Story – Chapter […]

2016 – Newsletter 45 – Merry Christmas Everyone!

Merry Christmas Everyone! Newsletter 45 – Thursday, December 22, 2016 Lady’s Story – Chapter 22 Fresh Cut Flowers & Holiday Centerpieces America’s Best Flowers Gift Cards! Fresh and Gorgeous Poinsettias Gift Box Amaryllis Throughout the Greenhouse Beautiful Christmas Trees – Prices Reduced! $10 off ALL Fresh Wreaths and Swags Fresh and Natural Holiday Decorating Items Support Your Local Businesses Recipe: Zuppa Toscana Soup (Olive Garden Copycat Recipe) Cottage Grove location Holiday Hours Saturday, Dec. 24 (Christmas Eve): 9-3 Sunday, Dec. 25 (Christmas Day): CLOSED Monday, Dec. 26: CLOSED Tuesday, Dec. 27 – Friday Dec. 30: 9-5 Edgerton location Holiday Hours […]

2016 – Newsletter 44 – Holiday Gifts and Savings

Holiday Gifts and Savings Newsletter 44 – Thursday, December 15, 2016 Lady’s Story – Chapter 21 Fresh Cut Flowers & Holiday Centerpieces A Gift Giving Solution for You! Gorgeous Poinsettias Beautiful Christmas Trees – Prices Reduced! $10 off ALL Fresh Wreaths and Swags Ornaments Soaps, Candles & Scented Gift Baskets Holiday Centerpieces Make and Take Succulent Creation Planters – Holiday-ized Holiday Porch Pots! Fresh and Natural Holiday Decorating Items Words of Appreciation from Marty! Support Your Local Businesses Recipe: Pretzel Turtles Hours Cottage Grove location open Mon-Fri 9-6 Sat & Sun 9-5 Edgerton location open Mon-Fri 8:30-5:30 Sat 8:30-5:00 Sun 9-4 […]

2016 – Newsletter 43 – Freshen up Your Holidays at One Last Workshop

Freshen up Your Holidays at One Last Workshop Newsletter 43 – Thursday, December 8, 2016 Lady’s Story – Chapter 20 Holiday Centerpiece Make and Take Fresh Cut Flowers & Holiday Centerpieces Gorgeous Poinsettias Your Christmas Tree is Waiting for You! Fresh Wreaths Ornaments Succulent Creation Planters It’s Never Too Late! Fresh and Natural Holiday Decorating Items Feed the Birds this Winter! Support Your Local Businesses Recipe: Melting Snowmen Cookie Balls Hours Cottage Grove location open Mon-Fri 9-6 Sat & Sun 9-5 Sunday, December 11 both locations will be closed at 4:00pm for private events.  Edgerton location open Mon-Fri 8:30-5:30 Sat 8:30-5:00 […]

2016 – Newsletter 42 – Come Meet Santa at the Greenhouse this Saturday!

Come Meet Santa at the Greenhouse this Saturday! Newsletter 42 – Thursday, December 1, 2016 Lady’s Story – Chapter 19 Christmas Open House Holiday Porch Pot Workshop OR… Holiday Wreath Workshop Fresh Cut Flowers Oh, Christmas Trees, Oh Christmas Trees…Oh, We Have Lots of These! Ornaments Holiday Open House Weekend Sale Gorgeous Poinsettias Fresh and Natural Holiday Decorating Items It’s so easy to Purchase an America’s Best Flowers Gift Card! Holiday Community Events Recipe: Honey Lemon Tea Hours Cottage Grove location open Mon-Fri 9-6 Sat & Sun 9-5Edgerton location open Mon-Fri 8:30-5:30 Sat 8:30-5:00 Sun 9-4 Lady’s Story – Chapter 19 […]

2016 – Newsletter 41 – Miniature Christmas Garden Make & Take this Sunday!

Miniature Christmas Garden Make & Take this Sunday! Newsletter 41 – Tuesday, November 22, 2016 Lady’s Story – Chapter 18 Fresh Thanksgiving Floral Centerpieces Fresh Cut Christmas Trees! Black Friday Weekend Sales!! Christmas Miniature Garden Make and Take Gorgeous Poinsettias Christmas Open House Don’t Fret… Holiday Wreath Workshop Fresh and Natural Holiday Decorating Items It’s so easy to Purchase an America’s Best Flowers Gift Card! Holiday Community Events Recipe: Spinach Cheese Swirls Hours Cottage Grove location open Mon-Fri 9-6 Sat & Sun 9-5Closed for Thanksgiving Edgerton location open Mon-Fri 8:30-5:30 Sat 8:30-5:00 Sun 9-4Closed for Thanksgiving Lady’s Story – Chapter 18 […]

2016 – Newsletter 40 – Porch Pot Workshop this Weekend

Porch Pot Workshop this Weekend! Newsletter 40 – Wednesday, November 16, 2016 Holiday Porch Pot Workshop Only a Few Days Left! Order your Fresh Thanksgiving Floral Centerpiece Save the Date – Christmas Open House Bulbs – 50% Off Fresh Greens and Boughs Black Friday Weekend Sales!! Holiday Blooms Stay Updated on the Latest! Holiday Community Events Easy Money for Your Non-Profit Organization! Recipe: The Best Vegan Stuffing Hours Cottage Grove location open Mon-Fri 9-6 Sat & Sun 9-5 Edgerton location open Mon-Fri 8:30-5:30 Sat 8:30-5:00 Sun 9-4 Holiday Porch Pot Workshop Saturday & Sunday, Nov 19-20, 9-3pm Festive Holiday Porch Pots […]

2016 – Newsletter 39 – Come Make a Holiday Porch Pot with Us!

Come Make a Holiday Porch Pot with Us! Newsletter 39 – Wednesday, November 9, 2016 Lady’s Story – Chapter 17 Holiday Porch Pot Workshop OR… Fresh Thanksgiving Floral Centerpieces Christmas Cactus are Here! Jolly Days Ahead… Bulbs– 30% Off Thanksgiving Pumpkins – 50% Off! 90% Off Perennials, Trees, and Shrubs Easy Money for Your Non-Profit Organization! We’re getting closer! Recipe: Bean and Veggie Chili Cottage Grove location open Mon-Fri 9-6 Sat & Sun 9-5 Edgerton location open Mon-Fri 8:30-5:30 Sat 8:30-5:00 Sun 9-4 Lady’s Story – Chapter 17 (Ocassional Light Snoring) Click for Larger Image Zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz… ~Lady Holiday Porch Pot Workshop […]

2016 – Newsletter 38 – These Bulbs are Itching for Soil

These Bulbs are Itching for Soil Newsletter 38 – Thursday, November 3, 2016 Hours Lady’s Story – Chapter 16 These Bulbs are Itching for Soil – 30% Off Grow Your Own Garlic! – Bulbs 30% Off Pumpkins for Parties – 50% Off! Fresh Thanksgiving Floral Centerpieces Coming Soon… 90% Off Perennials, Trees, and Shrubs Mulch Perennials for Winter Easy Money for Your Non-Profit Organization! We’re getting closer! Recipe: Healthy Pumpkin Muffins Hours Cottage Grove location open Mon-Fri 9-6 Sat & Sun 9-5 Edgerton location open Mon-Fri 8:30-5:30 Sat 8:30-5:00 Sun 9-4 Lady’s Story – Chapter 16 “Food just doesn’t taste as […]

2016 – Newsletter 37 – Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween! Newsletter 37 – Thursday, October 27, 2016 Lady’s Story – Chapter 15 Pumpkin Sale – 30% Off! Don’t let your Gourd down Bulbs So Nice You’ll Look Twice Cyclamen Plants & Amaryllis Bulbs to Shoo the Winter Blues 80% Off Perennials, Trees, and Shrubs Mulch Perennials for Winter Easy Money for Your Non-Profit Organization! We’re getting closer! Recipe: Vegetable Baked Ziti Hours Cottage Grove location open Mon-Fri 9-6 Sat & Sun 9-5 Edgerton location open Mon-Fri 8:30-5:30 Sat 8:30-5:00 Sun 9-4 Lady’s Story – Chapter 15 “This could be a TV show. ‘Lady’s Magical Kitchen Adventure!’” Click for Larger […]

2016 – Newsletter 36 – Our Bulbs Will Light Up Your Spring!

Our Bulbs Will Light Up Your Spring! Newsletter 36 – Thursday, October 20, 2016 Lady’s Story – Chapter 14 And the Winners Are… These Bulbs Need Your Help! Beauty Can Be Bought (at one heck of a good price!) We R Not Out of Our Gourds (or pumpkins!) Fun and Easy Fall Decorating 70% Off Perennials, Trees, and Shrubs Mulching Perennials for Winter There is Still Time to Vote For Us! Easy Money for Your Non-Profit Organization! We’re getting close! Recipe: Vegetarian Tater Tot Casserole Hours Cottage Grove location open Mon-Fri 9-6 Sat & Sun 9-5 Edgerton location open Mon-Fri 8:30-5:30 […]

2016 – Newsletter 35 – Indoor Flea Market this Saturday!

Indoor Flea Market this Saturday! Newsletter 35 – Thursday, October 13, 2016 Lady’s Story – Chapter 13 Would YOU Like to Win a Mum? Indoor Flea Market this Saturday! Our MUMS R Heads Above the Others! Punkins Galore Easy Fall Decorating It [Bears] Repeating 60% Off Perennials, Trees, and Shrubs Scarecrow Days GRAB-N-GO Scarecrows Beyond Borders Artwork Easy Money for Your Non-Profit Organization! We’re getting there! Recipe: Mashed Cauliflower Potatoes Hours Cottage Grove location open Mon-Fri 9-6 Sat & Sun 9-5 Edgerton location open Mon-Fri 8:30-5:30 Sat 8:30-5:00 Sun 9-4 Lady’s Story – Chapter 13 "Wait … what does injured reserve […]

2016 – Newsletter 34 – It’s Time to Plant Bulbs for Spring!

It’s Time to Plant Bulbs for Spring! Newsletter 34 – Thursday, October 6, 2016 Lady’s Story – Chapter 12 Would YOU Like to Win a Mum? We Love Our MUMS! and our Cheryl too! Pumpkins Come in Many Sizes, Shapes, Colors, and Textures! Corn Shocks, Pumpkins & Straw Bales are Here!! It’s Plain and Simple Folks! 50% Off Perennials, Trees, and Shrubs Scarecrow Days Vendors Booths are Still Available for our Last Flea Market for 2016 Easy Money for Your Non-Profit Organization! Coming soon to our greenhouse! Recipe: Baked Lemon-Crusted Cod Hours Cottage Grove location open Mon-Fri 9-6 Sat & […]

2016 – Newsletter 33 – Hug your Mums!

Hug your Mums! Newsletter 33 – Thursday, September 29, 2016 Lady’s Story – Chapter 11 Color Your Fall with Big Beautiful Mums! Corn Shocks, Pumpkins & Straw Bales are Here!! Don’t Let this Happen to You! 40% Off Perennials, Trees, and Shrubs All Fruit Trees 50% Off Scarecrow Days Last Flea Market for 2016 Vendor Information Easy Money for Your Non-Profit Organization! Coming soon to our greenhouse! Recipe: Creamy Kale and Bean Soup Hours Cottage Grove location open Mon-Fri 9-6 Sat & Sun 9-5 Edgerton location open Mon-Fri 8:30-5:30 Sat 8:30-5:00 Sun 9-4 Lady’s Story – Chapter 11 "They’re mums, right? […]

2016 – Newsletter 32 – It’s for the Birds

It’s for the Birds! Newsletter 32 – Thursday, September 22, 2016 Lady’s Story – Chapter 10 It’s For the Birds! 30% Off Perennials, Trees, and Shrubs All Fruit Trees 50% Off Scarecrow Days Fall Bulbs = Spring Blooms! Color Your World with Mums, Asters & Pansies Corn Shocks, Pumpkins & Straw Bales are Here!! Coming soon to our greenhouse! Recipe: Simplest Split Pea Soup + Veggies Hours Cottage Grove location open Mon-Fri 9-6 Sat & Sun 9-5 Edgerton location open Mon-Fri 8:30-5:30 Sat 8:30-5:00 Sun 9-4 Lady’s Story – Chapter 10 "The best thing about these goggles is the x-ray vision" […]

2016 – Newsletter 31 – Flea Market this Saturday!

Flea Market this Saturday! Newsletter 31 – Thursday, September 15, 2016 Lady’s Story – Chapter 9 Flea Market this Saturday Rose Winterization Class Learn how to create a Spring Bulb Garden 20% Off Perennials, Trees, and Shrubs All Fruit Trees 50% Off Scarecrow Days Fall Bulbs Are Here! Fertilize Bulbs for Better Blooms Mums, Asters & Pansies Recipe: Simple Raisin Bran Muffins Hours Cottage Grove location open Mon-Fri 9-6 Sat & Sun 9-5 Edgerton location open Mon-Fri 8:30-5:30 Sat 8:30-5:00 Sun 9-4 Lady’s Story – Chapter 9 "The best thing about these goggles is the x-ray vision" Click for Larger Image Hi everybody!  […]

2016 – Newsletter 30 – Art in the Garden this Saturday!

Art in the Garden this Saturday! Newsletter 30 – Thursday, September 8, 2016 Lady’s Story – Chapter 8 Art in the Garden this Saturday! Fall Bulbs Are In! Fertilize Bulbs for Better Blooms Mums, Asters, Pansies… And More… Fall Gardening This too shall pass… 50% OFF SALE 2016 Flea Market Schedule and Information Recipe: Cucumber & Tomato Salad Hours Cottage Grove location open New Hours Mon-Fri 9-6 Sat & Sun 9-5 Edgerton location open Mon-Fri 8:30-5:30 Sat 8:30-5:00 Sun 9-4 Lady’s Story – Chapter 8 "Too cool for school." Click for Larger Image Guess who?  It’s me Lady…I’m wearing my brand […]

2016 – Newsletter 29 – Kids are in School … Quick, to the Garden!

Kids in School … Quick, to the Garden! Newsletter 29 – Thursday, September 1, 2016 Lady’s Story – Chapter 7 Mums, Asters, Pansies… The Flavor of Fall Gardening Perennial SALE 50% OFF SALE Daily Freshness! Mark Your Calendars For… Art in the Garden – Vendor Information 2016 Flea Market Schedule and Information Recipe: Opal’s Refrigerator Bread & Butter Pickles Hours Cottage Grove location open Mon-Fri 9-7 Sat & Sun 9-5 Edgerton location open Mon-Fri 8:30-5:30 Sat 8:30-5:00 Sun 9-4 Lady’s Story – Chapter 7 "My nemesis, the hedge, gets the better of me again…" Click for Larger Image Well, that didn’t […]

2016 – Newsletter 28 – Nobody Knows the Deals I’ve Seen

Nobody Knows the Deals I’ve Seen Newsletter 28 – Thursday, August 25, 2016 Lady’s Story – Chapter 6 Early Fall Mums The Joy of Fall Gardening Featured Product – Jellybean Rugs Check out our 50% Off Items Freshness Daily! It’s Never Too Late to Create… Art in the Garden – Vendor Information 2016 Flea Market Schedule and Information Recipe: Warm Tomato & Mozarella Bruschetta Hours Cottage Grove location open Mon-Fri 9-7 Sat & Sun 9-5 Edgerton location open Mon-Fri 8:30-5:30 Sat 8:30-5:00 Sun 9-4 Lady’s Story – Chapter 6 My medicine makes me very, very sleeee… Click for Larger Image I […]

2016 – Newsletter 27 – Succulents Make a Long-Lasting Gift

Succulents Make a Long-Lasting Gift Newsletter 27 – Thursday, August 18, 2016 Lady’s Story – Chapter 5 Succulents Sweet Grab-N-Go Succulent Gardens Early Fall Mums The Joy of Fall Gardening Root & Grow Now for Plant Success! Check out our 50% Off Items Buy one – get one FREE! Buddleia-Butterfly Bushes Freshness Daily! 2016 Flea Market Schedule and Information Recipe: Veggie Omelet Muffins Hours Cottage Grove location open Mon-Fri 9-7 Sat & Sun 9-5 Edgerton location open Mon-Fri 8:30-5:30 Sat 8:30-5:00 Sun 9-4 Lady’s Story – Chapter 5 “No way am I going in that pool. No way, no how.” Click […]

2016 – Newsletter 26 – Iris Divide & Swap … and Sale!

Iris Divide & Swap … and Sale! Newsletter 26 – Thursday, August 11, 2016 Hours Lady’s Story – Chapter 4 Iris Divide & Swap Is Back ONE DAY ONLY IRIS & DAYLILY SALE! Fruit Trees – 50% Off All Annual Flowering Hanging Baskets – 50% Off All Jam & Jelly Plants – 50% Off All Water Plants – 50% Off Buy one – get one FREE! Buddleia-Butterfly Bushes Perennials Sale It doesn’t get any fresher than this! Art in the Garden – Vendor Information 2016 Flea Market Schedule and Information Recipe: S’mores Ice Box Cake Hours Cottage Grove location open […]

2016 – Newsletter 25 – Hot Summer Savings

Hot Summer Savings Newsletter 25 – Thursday, August 4, 2016 Lady’s Story – Chapter 3 ONE DAY ONLY SALE Door Prize Drawing All Annual FloweringHanging Baskets – 50% Off All Jam & Jelly Plants – 50% Off All Water Plants – 50% Off New Products: Buffalo Blue Cheese Wing Sauce and Vidalia Onion & Peppercorn Dressing Annual Grass Containers Ornamental Peppers Air Plants Iris Divide & Swap Event Art in the Garden – Vendor Information 2016 Flea Market Schedule and Information Recipe: Sautéed Summer Squash with Parsley and Lemon Hours Cottage Grove location open Mon-Fri 9-7 Sat & Sun 9-5 […]

2016 – Newsletter 24 – Summer Savings are Heating Up!

Summer Savings are Heating Up! Newsletter 24 – Thursday, July 28, 2016 Lady’s Story – Chapter 2 Butterfly Bush Scaevola Hanging Baskets All Water Plants – 35% Off HHHMMMM… Grab-N-Go Gardens & Baskets Iris Divide & Swap Event Art in the Garden – Vendor Information America’s Best Flowers 2016 Flea Market Schedule and Information Recipe: Pita Pizza Hours Cottage Grove location open Mon-Fri 9-7 Sat & Sun 9-5 Edgerton location open Mon-Fri 8:30-5:30 Sat 8:30-5:00 Sun 9-4 Lady’s Story – Chapter 2 "Phew! That was an emotional roller coaster." Click for Larger Image Usually, my mom comes home from work smelling […]

2016 – Newsletter 23 – Helping Dogs, One Bath at a Time

Helping Dogs, One Bath at a Time Newsletter 23 – Thursday, July 21, 2016 Lady’s Story – Chapter 1 Butterfly Bush Scaevola Hanging Baskets Water Plants Calling All Dirty Dogs! Essential Oils and Garden Herbs Intro Class Grab-N-Go Container Gardens Art in the Garden – Vendor Information America’s Best Flowers 2016 Flea Market Schedule and Information Recipe: Green Bean Salad with Tomatoes, Arugula & Basil Dressing Hours Cottage Grove location open Mon-Fri 9-7 Sat & Sun 9-5 Edgerton location open Mon-Fri 8:30-5:30 Sat 8:30-5:00 Sun 9-4 Lady’s Story – Chapter 1 Always on alert with a steely glare and cocked ears! Click for Larger Image Hi everybody!  […]

2016 – Newsletter 22 – Fruit Trees and Square Perennials on Sale!

Fruit Trees and Square Perennials on Sale Newsletter 22 – Thursday, July 14, 2016 Little Bev Hi! Do I smell wet dog? Essential Oils and Garden Herbs Intro Class Fruit Trees and Select Perennials on Sale! Featured Product Corner: Japanese Beetle Killer Grab-N-Go Container Gardens Art in the Garden – Vendor Information Seeking Cashier for our Edgerton Location Recipe: Larry’s Blueberry Buckle Hours Cottage Grove location open Mon-Fri 9-7 Sat & Sun 9-5 Edgerton location open Mon-Fri 8:30-5:30 Sat 8:30-5:00 Sun 9-4 It is not length of life, but depth of life. Ralph Waldo Emerson Little Bev Click for Larger Image […]

2016 – Newsletter 21 – Can’t Stop Eating These Cherry Tomatoes!

Can’t Stop Eating These Cherry Tomatoes! Newsletter 21 – Thursday, July 7, 2016 Small Tomato, Big Flavor! Perennial of the Week: Penstemon Mexicali Sunflowers Featured Product Corner: Thuricide Do I smell wet dog? Art in the Garden – Vendor Information Seeking Cashier for our Edgerton Location Recipe: Shirley’s Lemon Zucchini Bread Hours Cottage Grove location open Mon-Fri 9-7Sat & Sun 9-5 Edgerton location open Mon-Fri 8:30-5:30 Sat 8:30-5:00 Sun 9-4   Small Tomato, Big Flavor! By Lauren Fresh, Flavorful Cherry Tomatoes! Click for Larger Image Nothing says summer more than the pop of a fresh, sweet cherry tomato in your mouth. […]

2016 – Newsletter 20 – Happy Independence Day!

Happy Independence Day! Newsletter 20 – Thursday, June 30, 2016 Perennial of the Week: Magic Fountains Delphinium Summer Colors Featured Products Corner: Petite Size Hummingbird Feeders & Hummingbird Nectar Art in the Garden – Vendor Information Seeking Cashier for our Edgerton Location Recipe: 2-Ingredient Mini Pancakes Hours Cottage Grove location open Mon-Fri 9-7* Sat 9-6 Sun 9-5 Monday, July 4th, 9-6 * New hours starting next week   Edgerton location open Mon-Fri 8:30-5:30 Sat 8:30-5:00 Sun 9-4 Monday, July 4th, CLOSED June is Perennial Month at America’s Best Flowers! Perennial of the Week – Magic Fountains Delphinium Magic Fountains Dark Blue […]

2016 – Newsletter 19 – Gardening for your Fairy and Gnome Friends

Gardening for your Fairy and Gnome Friends Newsletter 19 – Thursday, June 23, 2016 Current Hours Perennial of the Week: Buddleia-Butterfly Bushes Make and Take Summer Miniature Garden Procedure for All Make & Take Workshops Grab-N-Go Container Gardens Featured Products Corner: Bonide Mosquito Beater Art in the Garden – Vendor Information Marty Welcomes… Seeking Cashier for our Edgerton Location Recipe: Coffee & Cream Icebox Cake Current Hours Cottage Grove Mon-Fri 9-8 Sat 9-6 Sun 9-5 Edgerton Mon-Fri 8:30-5:30 Sat 8:30-5 Sun 9-4 June is Perennial Month at America’s Best Flowers! Perennial of the Week – Buddleia-Butterfly Bushes Buddleia davidii ‘Petite Purple’ […]

2016 – Newsletter 18 – Happy Father’s Day!

Happy Father’s Day! Newsletter 18 – Thursday, June 16, 2016 Happy Father’s Day! Perennial of the Week: Hollyhock Malva Father’s Day Gift Idea Color Galore! Featured Products: Captain Jack’s Deadbug & Eight Insect Control Make and Take Summer Miniature Garden Procedure for All Make & Take Workshops Seeking Cashier for our Edgerton Location Recipe: Cucumber Lemon Mint Water Current Hours Cottage Grove Mon-Fri 9-8 Sat 9-6 Sun 9-5 Edgerton Mon-Fri 8:30-5:30 Sat 8:30-5 Sun 9-4 Happy Father’s Day! We want to treat all you wonderful Dads out there to ice cream over Father’s Day weekend.  We’ll have Schoep’s vanilla, chocolate, strawberry, […]

2016 – Newsletter 17 – Plant Succulents on your Wall!

Plant Succulents on your Wall! Newsletter 17 – Thursday, June 9, 2016 Perennial of the Week: Caradonna Salvia Make & Take Vertical Succulent Living Wall Class Container Garden Make & Take Workshop For Shady Areas Procedure for All Make & Take Workshops Decorate with Living Color Father’s Day Gift Ideas New Products Corner Seeking Cashier for our Edgerton Location Recipe: Grandma Teckie’s Lemon Sponge Cake Current Hours Cottage Grove Mon-Fri 9-8 Sat 9-6 Sun 9-5 Edgerton Mon-Fri 8:30-6 Sat 8:30-6 Sun 9-4 June is Perennial Month at America’s Best Flowers! Perennial of the Week – Caradonna Salvia Caradonna Salvia Click for […]

2016 – Newsletter 16 – Perennial Plans and Shady Containers

Perennial Plans and Shady Containers Newsletter 16 – Thursday, June 2, 2016 Perennial Gardening Class Make & Take Workshop For Shady Areas Procedure for All Make & Take Workshops Make & Take Vertical Succulent Living Wall Class Is it graduation time at your house? New Products Corner: Crabgrass & Weed Preventer Maize Weed Preventer Seeking Cashier for our Edgerton Location Recipe: Lentil Salad Current Hours Cottage Grove Mon-Fri 9-8 Sat 9-6  Sun 9-5 Edgerton Mon-Fri 8:30-6 Sat 8:30-6 Sun 9-4 We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See […]

2016 – Newsletter 15 – Come Plant Happiness for Memorial Day!

Come Plant Happiness for Memorial Day! Newsletter 15 – Thursday, May 26, 2016 Memorial Day Hours Is it celebration time at your house? Snacks for the Holiday Weekend Perennial Gardening Class Make & Take Workshop For Shady Areas Procedure for All Make & Take Workshops Can’t Attend a Workshop? No Problem! New Products Corner: Garden Flags Seeking Cashier for our Edgerton Location Lost and Found Recipe: Opal’s Rhubarb Coffee Cake Current Hours Cottage Grove Mon-Fri 9-8 Sat 9-6  Sun 9-5 Edgerton Mon-Fri 8:30-7 Sat 8:30-6 Sun 9-4 Memorial Day Hours Cottage Grove will be open from 9 to 6 on Monday, […]

2016 – Newsletter 14 – Workshops for Days!

Workshops for Days! Newsletter 14 – Thursday, May 19, 2016 Herb Cooking Class Herb Container Make & Take Workshop Container Garden Make & Take Workshops Hanging Wall Basket Make & Take Workshop Can’t Attend a Workshop? No Problem! New Products Corner: Mosquito Dunks Seeking Cashier for our Edgerton Location Recipe: Pasta Primavera with Asparagus and Peas Current Hours Cottage Grove Mon-Fri 9-8 Sat 9-6  Sun 9-5 Edgerton Mon-Fri 8:30-7 Sat 8:30-6 Sun 9-4 Herb Cooking Class Sat, May 21st, 11-1 Join us to learn how to prepare herbs to create fun and fresh dishes! Our very own herb aficionado, Steve, will […]

2016 – Newsletter 13 – Sharpen Your Container-Making Skills!

Sharpen Your Container-Making Skills! Newsletter 13 – Thursday, May 12, 2016 Container Garden Make & Take Workshops Get your Tools Sharpened for Easy Gardening! Why our Plants really are the BEST! Watch for signs of Iris Borer New Products Corner: Somewhat Organic Soap Recipe: Creamy Dill Cucumber Bites Current Hours Cottage Grove Mon-Fri 9-8 Sat 9-6  Sun 9-5 Edgerton Mon-Fri 8:30-7:00 Sat 8:30-6 Sun 9-4 Container Garden Make & Take Workshops Sat & Sun, May 14 & 15th, 10-4 Click for Larger Image There are infinite possibilities of plant combinations for creating a stunning container. If you’d like some help choosing […]

2016 – Newsletter 12 – Celebrate Mother’s Day this Weekend!

Celebrate Mothers this Weekend! Newsletter 12 – Thursday, May 5, 2016 Current Hours Moms Love Gift Cards For a Hands-on Mother’s Day Gift Hands-Off Mother’s Day Gifts New Products Corner Mid-Week Container Garden Make and Take Workshop Lighten Your Load Recipe: Three-Cheese Mushroom Spinach Quiche Current Hours Cottage Grove Special Saturday Hours for Mother’s Day Weekend! Saturday, May 7, 2016 – 8am-8pm Mon-Fri 9-8 Sat 9-6 (8-8 this weekend), Sun 9-5 Edgerton Mon-Fri 8:30-7:00 Sat 8:30-6 Sun 9-4 Click for Larger Image For many of you it has become a tradition to bring the entire family out to the greenhouse and […]

2016 – Newsletter 11 – Don’t Forget, Mother’s Day is Almost Here!

Don’t Forget, Mother’s Day is Almost Here! Newsletter 11 – Thursday, April 28, 2016 Current Hours More Fun This Weekend At Our Greenhouse! Lighten Your Load Do you know? May 8th Is Right Around The Corner! Moms Love Gift Cards For a Hands-on Mother’s Day Gift Colorful Hanging Flower Baskets St. Vincent de Paul’s Pick-a-Pack Weekend! New Products Corner: Here Kitty, Kitty, Kitty! Friendly Dogs Are Welcome at Our Greenhouse Recipe: Guacamole Dip Current Hours Cottage Grove location open Mon-Fri 9-8 Sat 9-6, Sun 9-5 Edgerton location open Mon-Sat 8:30-6:00 Sun 9-4 More Fun This Weekend At Our Greenhouse! Click for Larger […]

2016 – Newsletter 10 – Celebrate the Earth, Trees, Flowers and Bees!

Celebrate the Earth, Trees, Flowers and Bees! Newsletter 10 – Thursday, April 21, 2016 Join Us For A Fun Weekend At Our Greenhouse! Lighten Your Load Do you know? Earth Day Celebrations Arbor Day Celebration Bee a Pollination Promoter Perennials New Products Yard Clean-Up Tips! Are you too busy for a workshop? Recipe: Pineapple Angel Food Cake Current Hours Cottage Grove Mon-Fri 9-7 Sat & Sun 9-5 Cottage Grove Hours Starting Monday, April 25 Mon-Fri 9-8 Sat 9-6, Sun 9-5 Edgerton Mon-Sat 8:30-5:30  Sun 9-4 Edgerton Hours Starting Monday, April 25 Mon-Sat 8:30-6:00  Sun 9-4 Join Us For A Fun Weekend At […]

2016 – Newsletter 9 – Come see the Spring Flower Show!

Come see the Spring Flower Show! Newsletter 9 – Thursday, April 14, 2016 Spring Flower Show Weekend! Vegetable Gardening Class Get your Tools Sharpened for Easy Gardening! Learn How to Save Lives “Eating What You Grow” – Learn the Benefits of Composting New Products Corner: Spinners and Balancers Recipe: Curried Chickpea and Vegetable Stew Current Hours Cottage Grove Mon-Fri 9-7 Sat & Sun 9-5 Edgerton Mon-Fri 8:30-5:30, Sat 8:30-5, Sun 9-4 Spring Flower Show Weekend! Sat & Sun, April 16-17th 9-5 You’re invited to our special spring flower show weekend! Come see what we’re growing and get a jump on […]

2016 – Newsletter 8 – Learn All About Rose Care

Learn All About Rose Care Newsletter 8 – Thursday, April 7, 2016 Rose Care Class Make a Colorful Spring Basket Save the Date – Spring Flower Show Weekend! Vegetable Gardening Workshop New Products Corner: Jellybean Rugs Plant Finder Has your email address changed? Recipe: White Bean and Kale Soup Current Hours Cottage Grove Mon-Fri 9-6 Sat & Sun 9-5 Edgerton Mon-Fri 8:30-5:30, Sat 8:30-5, Sun 9-4 Rose Care Class Saturday, April 9th 11 – Noon Click for Larger Image Growing roses, made simple! Learn easy steps to prune, plant, and select varieties for a beautiful rose garden from our rose […]

2016 – Newsletter 7 – Vegetables 101 with Ed

Vegetables 101 with Ed Newsletter 7 – Thursday, March 31, 2016 A Sign of Spring and Symbol of Remembrance Vegetable Gardening Class Seed Potatoes and Onion Sets have Arrived! New Products Corner: Garden Art Yard Stakes Plant Finder Save the Date – Spring Rose Care Class Apple Scab Makes Crabapples Crabby! Recipe: Egg Salad With an Attitude Current Hours Cottage Grove Mon-Fri 9-6 Sat & Sun 9-5 Edgerton Mon-Fri 8:30-5:30, Sat 8:30-5, Sun 9-4 Spring is when you feel like whistling even with a shoe full of slush. Doug Larson A Sign of Spring and Symbol of Remembrance Next month’s […]

2016 – Newsletter 6 – Help us Hunt for Bunny Eggs!

Help us Hunt for Bunny Eggs! Newsletter 6 – Thursday, March 24, 2016 Hippity Hop…the Bunny’s on Her Way! Pansy Faces and Viola Smiles! Vegetable Gardening Workshop Seed Potatoes and Onion Sets New Products Corner – Birdbaths A Bump on the Magnolia Branch America’s Best Flowers Fundraising Program Recipe: Marcia’s Crock Pot Hash Brown Casserole Current Hours Cottage Grove Mon-Fri 9-6 Sat 9-5 We are currently closed on Sunday. Edgerton Mon-Fri 8:30-5:30, Sat 8:30-5, Sun 9-4 Both locations will be closed on Easter Sunday. God loves each of us as if there were only one of us. Saint Augustine Hippity […]

2016 – Newsletter 5 – Spring is ‘here!’

Current Hours Cottage Grove location open Mon – Fri 9-6 Sat 9 – 5 We are currently closed on Sundays. Edgerton location open Mon-Fri 8:30-5:30, Sat 8:30-5, Sun 9-4 Fun is good. ~Dr. Seuss Hippity Hop…the Bunny’s on Her Way! Mrs. Bunny wants to remind you of the Easter Egg Hunt at both of America’s Best Flowers’ locations, Saturday, March 26, from 10 – 2pm! Rain or Shine (it’s an indoor egg hunt!) Our Cottage Grove location will be accepting donations for the Cottage Grove Food Pantry. Spring Fever Four high school boys afflicted with spring fever skipped morning classes. […]

2016 – Newsletter 4 – Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Newsletter 4 – Thursday, March 10, 2016 Current Hours Cottage Grove location open Mon – Sat 9 – 5 We are currently closed on Sundays. Edgerton location open Mon-Fri 8:30-5:30, Sat 8:30-5, Sun 9-4 If you’re lucky enough to be Irish… You’re lucky enough! Say ‘Happy St Patrick’s Day’ with a Shamrock Oxalis Zinfandel is the perfect plant for celebrating St. Patrick’s Day! This adorable mounding plant has small, burgundy leaves that make its bright yellow flowers really pop! It’s blooming now in the greenhouse and will continue to bloom throughout the summer, so you can enjoy them indoors until […]

2016 – Newsletter 3 – Your Seeds Have Arrived!

Your Seeds Have Arrived! Newsletter 3 – Thursday, March 3, 2016 Current Hours Cottage Grove location open Mon – Sat 9am – 5pm We are currently closed on Sundays. Edgerton location open Mon-Fri 8:30am-5:30pm, Sat 8:30am-5pm, Sun 9am-4pm    We have seeds…lots and lots of seeds! It’s never too early to start planning for this season’s garden.  If you are planning a vegetable, herb or flower garden, bring your seed list out to either our Cottage Grove or Edgerton location. We have a huge selection of Livingston seeds for you to choose from. We make seed planting easy! To help with your seed […]

2016 – Newsletter 2 – Visit us at the Garden Expo!

Visit us at the Garden Expo! Newsletter 2 – Thursday, February 4, 2016 What’s the first sign of spring? 2016 Garden Expo Miniature Gardens are BIG at America’s Best Flowers! Blooming plants in February? You bet! We have seeds…lots and lots of seeds! Classic Brand Bird Feeders Are you Edgerton area folks ready for Valentine’s Day? America’s Best Flowers Fundraising Program Recipe: Chocolate Chip Cheese Ball Current Hours Cottage Grove location open 9am – 5pm, Monday through Saturday. We are closed on Sundays for the month of February. Edgerton location open Mon-Fri 8:30am-5:30pm, Sat 8:30am-5pm, Sun 9am-4pm What’s the first sign of spring? […]

2016 – Newsletter 1- Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! Newsletter 1 – Thursday, January 14, 2016 Current Hours We have spring fever…how about you? Visit us at the 2016 Midwest Garden Expo America’s Best Flowers Fundraising Program Employment Opportunities Floral Designer Needed Our 2016 Newsletter Upcoming Events for 2016 Recipe: Crock Pot Chicken Tacos Current Hours Hours for our Cottage Grove location for the month of January are: 9am – 5pm, Monday through Saturday.  Closed on Sundays Edgerton location is open: Mon-Fri 8:30am-5:30pm Sat 8:30am-5pm Sun 9am-4pm We have spring fever…how about you? Start planning your spring garden!  America’s Best Flowers is open for business.  We have vegetable and […]

 

What Our Customers Say About Us

  • Another pleasant and profitable day at America’s Best Flowers flea market yesterday. The staff, the vendors and the customers are all just as the name implies the best.

    - Bobbie J.
  • Bring your own pots to this place and set up in a potting work station. You can use their soil and expert advice to make your purchase selections… Fun to do with kids.

    - Melle.
  • Awesome place, always friendly and helpful. Beautiful choices for plants!

    - Catherine C.
  • Everything was beautiful today, enjoyed my time there shopping!

    - Deb V.M.
  • Kudos to the crew at ABF for green houses filled with beautiful flowers & creative gardening elements.

    - Deb M.
  • Love this place and the great flowers and wonderful staff… They helped me pick the plants and they built the basket for me right on the spot. The rest of my plants look great too.

    - Julie A.