New Arrivals for Spring!

New Arrivals for Spring! The warmer weather is finally starting to break through this spring. Here is a sneak peek of just a few of the fresh additions to Linden Hill Gardens. We have been busy starting seeds and prepping the beds for planting as well. Stay tuned for updates  on the cutting garden planting […]

Compost 2015 ‘The Good Stuff’

Yes, that’s right…..it’s finally back! COMPOST 2015 We’ve got the Good Stuff Now is the time to refresh your garden beds with a top dressing of our ‘custom blend’ compost. A combination of AGED cow manure, top soil, leaf mold, decomposed wood chips, mushroom soil, perlite, sand, organic slow-release fertilizer…..and LOVE. Great for raised vegetable […]

Early Spring Garden Maintenance

Posted by on Mar 31, 2015 in Garden Advice | No Comments

Gardening Tasks to Complete Now  Early spring is the time to get the garden back in shape in anticipation of the warmer weather soon to come (we hope!). Now is the ideal time for performing certain housekeeping tasks such as pruning, removing old foliage and fertilizing. This week we began our spring housekeeping by pruning […]

Jerry Fritz Garden Design and Linden Hill Gardens – Gearing up for Spring!

  Jerry Fritz Garden Design & Linden Hill Gardens – Gearing up for Spring! Hellebore Festival is this weekend at Linden Hill Saturday and Sunday 9am – 4pm Can it be that spring has sprung at last? It seems Mother Nature is taking her own sweet time to warm things up for us this season. While […]

Hellebores for Your Garden

Posted by on Mar 3, 2015 in Garden Advice | No Comments

Hellebores for Your Early Spring Garden After the long cold winter, I can’t think of a more wonderful plant to see emerging in the spring than Helleborus orientalis. Fun Facts and Attributes:  – Despite names such as Lenten Rose, Christmas Rose and Winter Rose, they are not related to the rose family at all, but it’s […]

A Cross Country Journey for Some Very Special Plants

Posted by on Feb 24, 2015 in Linden Hill News and Notes | No Comments

A Cross County Journey I will soon be travelling to Oregon with Peter Dubose, my Operations Manager, and partner in our new endeavor- “Premium Plants, LLC”. We are going there to hand-dig an entire private collection of hellebores for shipment back to Ottsville.  It all started thanks to my good friend, Dan Heims, of Terra […]

Think Spring! 2015 Horticultural Chat Room with Jerry Fritz at Linden Hill Gardens

Think Spring! 2015 Horticultural Chat Room with Jerry Fritz at Linden Hill Gardens   With spring just a little more than four weeks away, I am in full planning mode. I am so excited about the new season and what I have in store for 2015. Please join me this Saturday, February 21st at 10am […]

New Year, New Seeds: How We Plan our Cutting Garden

New Year, New Seeds: How We Plan Our Cutting Garden  It’s time for every northern gardener’s favorite winter activity – sitting down and reading the new seed catalogs. The arrival at the mailbox signifies new beginnings, and a chance to reflect on past years and then plan to make improvements to the coming season’s garden.  Much can be learned […]

Wish You Were Here! — Gardens of Jamaica

Posted by on Jan 13, 2015 in Linden Hill News and Notes | No Comments

Wish You Were Here! — Gardens of Jamaica Jerry is leading a tour this week to Port Antonio, Jamaica January 11th – 18th, 2015. We would like to highlight just a few of the gardens Jerry will be visiting this week with the lucky participants of the 2015 Jamaica “Local Flavor” Flora and Fauna Tour. The island of […]

Saving Your Amaryllis & Tips for Winter

Saving Your Amaryllis & Tips for Winter The amaryllis plant you received for the holidays does not have to be disposable. You can keep it and enjoy the spectacular blooms next year. After your amaryllis has died down, cut off the tall flower stalk, but make sure to leave the rest of the foliage. Now treat your plant […]