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THIS BUD'S FOR YOU - The Paper Bush (Edgeworthia chrysantha) is blooming at Countryside Gardens. Flowers form in winter and leaves arrive in spring offering year round interest. This deciduous shrub has slow to moderate growth, yellow-brown bark with large ornamental leaf scars, drooping clusters...

New Shipment Just Arrived "Daphne" You smell it long before you see it. Suddenly, there it is. It doesn't look real and each dark green leaf is etched in white. Each stem is packed with leaves and bears a ball of rose-and-white flowers. Could that be...

Are you READY FOR THE FUTURE? ~ Will lighting your yard and our highways soon be done with plants? Starlight Avatar,’ the first auto luminescent plant, is about to hit the market from biotechnology company Bioglow. Not is mass production and certainly not at a...

Did you know roses are graded from 1 to 10. Here is where the old saying comes into play "You get what you pay for" so be mindful of an ad that says a dozen roses for $9.99.  At Countryside Gardens, our premium roses are...

Gotham Greens, a Brooklyn-based rooftop greenhouse grower, was approached by Whole Foods Market for the project, based upon Gotham’s reputation in the industry as a leader in running urban and rooftop greenhouses. The company has been growing high-quality hydroponic produce since 2011 at its first...

New research finds that bee pollination is important for improving the market value of strawberries. Bee pollination (as opposed to wind-pollination or self-pollination) leads to greater firmness, a redder color, higher yields and higher weights, according to researchers at Göttingen University in Germany. Their research...