Posted on July 16, 2013
Stroll through our free animated story “Trouble for Santa’ featuring life-sized animatronic scenes. Enjoy the ongoing story all day every day through Christmas. Admission is always free. Please bring a non-perishable food item to donate to Long Island Cares.
Meet Santa in-person November 25th through December 23rd. His hours are Monday-Friday: 1pm-4pm and 5pm-8pm; Saturday & Sunday 10am-1pm and 2pm-6pm. Don’t forget to bring your own camera. Additionally, children can mail a letter to Santa in our special North Pole mailbox and get a response!
Our real, live reindeer bring smiles to the faces of many children and adults, as well as a serving as a reminder that Santa will be coming to your home soon! Our music on the weekends has become a family favorite. A warm cup of hot chocolate or cider while picking out your tree in a covered area will become a family tradition.
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“Beautiful flowers, beautiful shrubs, beautiful everything!” –Kevin M.
“I wish my backyard was bigger so I can keep buying awesome stuff from Hicks!” –Jeanne S.
“I love taking my granddaughter to see hicks beautiful christmas, Halloween, and Easter displays! Thanks for a job well done!” –Mary Ellen S.
“I would like to commend you on the wonderful staff you have. A garden center should be a happy place. Everyone at Hicks had a smile and a pleasant word and I will continue to come back year after year.” Joan H.
“I just got home from a trip to Hicks Nursery. I was in awe of how many varieties of tomatoes are there! Actually, there is a huge selection of everything!! One stop shopping at its best!” -Cathy A.
“Thank you for carrying such a large selection of organic herbs. I got behind in some of my seeds and really focus on an all organic garden. I was pleasantly surprised today by how big the selection was in all herbs. Got all the herbs I wanted.” –Sophie L
“I love Hick’s for all the beautiful flower’s I plant in our yard every Spring. They have great quality and friendly service.” – Erika M.
“I won’t shop anywhere else. Best plants in Nassau County. Great selection and the staff is both knowledgeable & helpful.” – Patricia M.
“You get everything right, knowledgeable & friendly staff, great quality plants, the gorgeous flower show, Otto and Santa.” –Pat B.
“I shop at Hicks and bring the flats back to our home in CT. I will always be a Long Island Girl.” –Lisa D.
“Hicks has always been a leader in the Green Industry; even during trying times. I hope the people appreciate just how wonderful Hicks Nursery truly is!” Erik F.
“Beautiful! We’ve been twice and will visit again. The show is always a LI spring highlight – great work! BTW, love the new landscape design center more visible and accessible – had a great consultation!” – Jacqueline S.
“I so enjoy going to Hicks. It is a beautiful place and I feel refreshed when I leave there. Hicks offers so much more besides flowers. I usually meet old friends there every time I go.” –Anne D.
“You have a great selection of plants, some of which I have never seen!! The blue orchids are out of this world!!” – Rae K.
- John Smith, Long Island, NY