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 […]

Enjoy a Glorious Spring – Plant Colorful Bulbs This Autumn

Posted by on Nov 13, 2014 in Garden Advice, Linden Hill News and Notes | No Comments

Enjoy a Glorious Spring – Plant Colorful Bulbs this Autumn This is the perfect time of year for planting bulbs – after the first few frosts, and before the ground freezes solid. A little work now will yield spectacular rewards next spring. Think of an area that you wish to enjoy fresh, splash of vibrant color. Perhaps […]

November Gardening Tips

 November Gardening Tips Water Well Remember to continue to water, especially new plantings before the ground freezes, up until Thanksgiving. This important measure helps ensure that your plants have the moisture that they need going into dormancy. Go Low To avoid mice and vole damage over the winter, cut your perennials back as low as […]