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Top 10 Gardening Blogs of 2017

Posted on December 28, 2017

It has been an interesting year full of beautiful plants, lush green lawns and landscape design projects that knocked our socks off! But, even the most experienced gardener knows that there is always something new to learn! Our top 10 gardening blogs of 2017 will provide you with wealth of knowledge. They are filled with […] Read More

How to Recycle Your Christmas Tree

Posted on December 26, 2017

Felix Cutrone
Sales Mentor & Diagnostician

  Christmas has come and gone and now it’s time to take down your Christmas tree. Often in the weeks following Christmas you’ll see trees that have been dragged to the curb, maybe even with a hint of silver garland still shining in the sunlight. But, what if I told you there are several ways […] Read More

Decorate Your Home with Fresh, Fragrant Greens for the Holidays

Posted on December 13, 2017

Christmas Front Door

Bring the scent of pine, balsam and juniper to your home by decorating with fresh cut greens. Fragrant greens add a touch of elegance and holiday charm inside and outdoors to your porch, patio, entryway, dining room – anywhere you want to add a little Christmas cheer.   We have a selection unlike anywhere else […] Read More

How Do I Care for My Poinsettia?

Posted on December 12, 2017

Poinsettias are the most popular flowering plant used to decorate homes and businesses during the holiday season. The plant is relatively easy to care for provided you follow a few simple tips. How to Care for Poinsettia When purchasing your poinsettia, do not leave the store unless the plant is wrapped in a plant sleeve […] Read More

Winter Gardening Tips for Long Island

Posted on December 1, 2017

Felix Cutrone
Sales Mentor & Diagnostician

I often see December as one of the more hectic months in my life yet probably one of the most rewarding. Being in the nursery business, December is crowded with what I think is our most beautiful holiday as far as flowering plant selection. Reds, whites, greens all beautiful. All make the house alive with […] Read More

How to Care for Your Real Christmas Tree

Posted on November 27, 2017

Real Christmas Trees Long Island New York

Nothing captures the feeling of the holiday season more than the fragrant scent of a real Christmas tree. Here at Hicks Nurseries, we offer the finest and freshest trees available. Our selection includes thousands of premium grade balsam, fraser and morin blue fir trees. Ensure that your real tree will last throughout the Christmas season […] Read More

Family Traditions Begin at Hicks Nurseries

Posted on November 24, 2017

One of the many things we are proud of at Hicks Nurseries is our multi-generational relationships with our customers. So many of you visit Hicks throughout the year and share stories of how you first brought your small children to the nursery and are now back with your grandchildren. These stories warm our hearts! We’re […] Read More

Thanksgiving Decorations to Enhance Your Home

Posted on November 7, 2017

Pumpkin Decor Hicks Nurseries Westbury NY
Karen Musgrave, CNLP
Marketing & Education Specialist

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. It’s a day to give thanks for all you have; visit with friends and family and, of course, a day to enjoy turkey with all of the fixings! Before you fill your home with people, don’t forget to enhance your home with Thanksgiving decorations! Finding new Thanksgiving decorations has become […] Read More

Curb Appeal Challenges & Solutions

Posted on November 6, 2017

Landscape Design Construction Walkway Driveway Huntington NY
Craig Donley
Senior Landscape Designer

A proper landscape design is a balance not only of the aesthetic, but also the function of the space. In the case of a front entrance the curb appeal or aesthetic is a main consideration. However, what about the functionality? Is there a place to park? How do you get to the front door? Can […] Read More

Fall Gardening – Yes, You Can!

Posted on October 23, 2017

Fall can be a confusing time for the novice gardener. Their gardens are producing less, if any fruit and flowers are starting to look tired and leggy. The weather is cooler and it seems like the time to garden has ended . . . or has it? Fall is a great time to plant! Fall […] Read More

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“Best selection on LI. Helpful staff. Great displays for inspiration.” – C. Mazza. 

“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.