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10 Reasons to Visit Hicks Nurseries this Fall

Posted on September 21, 2017


Karen Musgrave, CNLP
Marketing & Education Specialist
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From free parking and admission to Otto the Ghost, piles of pumpkins and massive mums, Hicks Nurseries is the best Fall Festival on Long Island. 

Here are ten reasons you should visit Hicks Nurseries this Fall:

  1. Roasted Corn! Delicious fresh corn roasted with butter – need I say more? *available weekends only.
  2. Hayrides for the entire family. Enjoy a hayride down a decorated path and see all of your favorite characters and a few surprises!
  3. Otto the Ghost! Otto is available for picture-taking 10am-12pm and 2pm-4pm on Saturday & Sunday. Don’t forget to bring your camera.
  4. Free Animated Children’s Story featuring Otto the Ghost, leads children and adults through a story that focuses on friendship, family & Halloween cheer.
  5. Farm Animals. Visit our adorable farm animals including lambs, ducks, pigs and more.
  6. Mums, Cabbage and Kale! Giant mums and colorful cabbage, pansies and other fall themed plants will transform your home for autumn.
  7. Pumpkins, Gourds, Squash, Hay Bales, Corn Stalks & Indian Corn. Perfect for outdoor decorating. 
  8. Fall & Halloween Decorations including a huge selection of inflatables, yard stakes, scarecrows and tabletop decorations as well as pumpkin carving kits, Fall arrangements, wreaths and planters.
  9. Festival Food! Fudge, apple cider, NY State apples and more!
  10. Free Parking and Admission to the nursery.

We hope you will join us this Fall! Our nursery is easily accessible to all homes throughout Nassau County, Suffolk County, Queens, Brooklyn and surrounding areas. Click here for directions.

Hayrides

Hayrides

Otto picture taking

Otto the Ghost

Farm Animals

Farm Animals

Hundreds of pumpkins lined up at Hicks Nurseries for the fall harvest

TONS of pumpkins

Amazing Selection of Mums.

Amazing Selection of Mums.

Cabbage

Cabbage and Kale

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

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“Beautiful flowers, beautiful shrubs, beautiful everything!” –Kevin M.                                         

 

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“I wish my backyard was bigger so I can keep buying awesome stuff from Hicks!” –Jeanne S.

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“I love taking my granddaughter to see hicks beautiful christmas, Halloween, and Easter displays! Thanks for a job well done!” –Mary Ellen S.

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“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.

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“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.

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“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

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“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.

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“I won’t shop anywhere else. Best plants in Nassau County. Great selection and the staff is both knowledgeable & helpful.” – Patricia M.

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“You get everything right, knowledgeable & friendly staff, great quality plants, the gorgeous flower show, Otto and Santa.” –Pat B.

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“I shop at Hicks and bring the flats back to our home in CT. I will always be a Long Island Girl.” –Lisa D.

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“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.

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“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.

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“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.

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“You have a great selection of plants, some of which I have never seen!! The blue orchids are out of this world!!” – Rae K.