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 […]

Martha Stewart is a Good Thing

Posted by on Dec 19, 2014 in Garden Advice, Media Event | No Comments

Martha Stewart Show – a “Good Thing” Jerry Fritz was honored by appearing as a guest on several segments of the Martha Stewart Television Show. We have posted links to each episode here. How to Grow Hearty Succulents – October 2011 Succulent Planter/Hypertufa– October 2011 Spring Container Planting – March 2011 Snowdrops/Galanthus – March 2011 […]

Forcing Bulbs

Posted by on Dec 16, 2014 in Garden Advice, Linden Hill News and Notes | No Comments

Bulb Planting Revisited What are we doing this week at Linden Hill?  Bulb planting is back!  There are many reasons to grow bulbs in pots instead of the ground, also known as forcing. You can use this technique if you: have some bulbs that you did not get a chance to plant in the ground […]

Decorating with Natural Elements

Posted by on Dec 10, 2014 in Garden Advice | No Comments

 Linden Hill Gardens Hours Special Holiday Hours Wed. Dec. 17th through Wed. Dec. 24th 10am-4pm Decorating with Natural Elements  Even during the bleak winter there is beauty and abundance still to be found in the garden. Natural materials can make tasteful and unique home décor during the holiday season and beyond. There is no need to […]

Botanical Gift Ideas

Botanical Gift Ideas from Jessica at Linden Hill ‘Tis the season! I would like to share my ideas for decorating your home this holiday season as well as let you know about the botanical holiday gift ideas we have to offer here at Linden Hill Gardens.          For essential outdoor décor, gorgeous […]

Ottsville Holiday Festival

Jerry Fritz is once again pleased to be hosting the annual Ottsville Holiday Festival on December 5th and 6th in the stone barn at his retail nursery, Linden Hill Gardens. This year features over 20 local vendors offering handcrafted, high-quality products.  Hours 10am-4pm.Sweet and savory food treats will be prepared by  Eat This!, Laurie’s Chocolates, Q’s […]

Saving Dahlias, Protecting Figs, Recycling Leaves

 Saving Dahlias, Protecting Figs  Recycling Autumn Leaves A common question we are asked by visitors to our new cutting garden is ‘Do you save your dahlias?’  The answer is ‘Yes, we certainly do!’ Here is the method we prefer to use at Linden Hill Gardens. For dahlias, the opportune time to dig the plants up […]