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Picky, Picky. Custom Plant Selections.

Our custom plant selection criteria gets it right the first time. When possible, our plant buyer travels to the appropriate nurseries and hand-selects plants for each job.  This is especially important when it comes to trees, whose quality is quite variable.  The shape, structure, vigor and aesthetic of each tree must be carefully scrutinized before it is selected....

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Container Gardening

Its spring again and after a long, cold winter, many people are craving some color for their gardens.  The best and quickest way to 'scratch that itch' is with container gardens.  They can be seasonally planted with annuals or perennials, small shrubs and dwarf trees and then augmented with seasonal annuls. Containers can be large with specimen plants or small with...

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Flowers in Unexpected Places

Though most people think of April and May as the showiest times of the year for spring flowers, March can be a very exciting time for plants.  Many trees and shrubs that appear to be still sleeping off the winter are rapidly preparing for the upcoming thaw, and more than a few of them are already in flower!  Red maple (Acer rubrum) is one of our favorite native trees...

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A Time for Everything – A Time to Plant

While the weather can be unpredictable, March is ideal for planting many deciduous and evergreen trees.  You'll still want to wait until late April and early May before planting most perennials and summer annuals. By getting a jump on the approaching warm weather, you will put less stress on your plants before they flush out with their new buds and leaves. ...

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JWT Supports Local Art Show

JWT  was delighted to donate an array of hotpots event containers for Member Art Show at Farmington Country Club February 21-22nd to add a little ambiance to their event.  There were four containers - two arborvitae and two lit spruce topiaries. Our professional hotpots events team prepares and transports the hotpots containers, completes the onsite setup and returns...

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Happy Friday and Happy Valentine's Day.   While its fun to have a pile of snow for the kids (and adults) to play in, we must take caution while outdoors, while traveling and look after our neighbors.  Try to help someone near you who needs it.   We may have more snow coming tomorrow; it would be prudent to have extra water, food, batteries and candles on hand in...

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