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Award Winning Designs by Hicks Landscapes

Posted on January 22, 2019

When Hicks designer Craig Donley first met with the homeowners the existing front yard of this home left much to be desired. To get to the front door you needed to find the narrow, awkward steps from the driveway that were hidden by overgrown junipers, then proceed across the sloped lawn, around the bend to […] Read More

Five Tips for Happy, Healthy Houseplants

Posted on January 17, 2019

Most houseplants are relatively easy to take care of – as long as you give them what they need. With the cold weather upon us here on Long Island, take a few minutes while your cooped up indoors to check in with your houseplants. Here are 5 tips to help your houseplants thrive and bring […] Read More

Cactus & Succulent Care Tips

Posted on January 16, 2019

Suzie Vezza
Greengoods Manager

Cacti are succulents are easy care plants for any home or patio. They are all able to store water  in the fleshy tissues of their stems, roots or leaves. They also have distinctive features that help reduce water loss. Cacti & Succulent Care Tips: Cacti and succulents thrive in containers and because most are slow […] Read More

The Power of Houseplants in Your Home

Posted on January 4, 2019

Karen Musgrave, CNLP
Marketing & Education Specialist

Winter can be a mentally tough time of year for all of us. We’re spending less time outdoors in the sunshine and more time cooped up indoors. With freezing outdoor temperatures there is little time to open windows for fresh air. This can leave your home feeling stale. But, there is something you can do […] Read More

How to Recycle Your Christmas Tree

Posted on December 31, 2018

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 you […] Read More

5 Gardening Resolutions for 2019

Posted on December 27, 2018

In a few days it will be 2019. Can you believe it? A new year is a great opportunity to make some resolutions that will benefit your garden and family. Here are 5 gardening resolutions that will benefit you and your garden in 2019. Use more organic products in your garden and home. Organic products […] Read More

How Do I Care for My Poinsettia?

Posted on December 11, 2018

Poinsettia Plant For Christmas

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

5 Houseplants that Make Great Christmas Gifts

Posted on December 7, 2018

Houseplants are a great gift idea for just about anyone you know. Here are a few of our easy-care favorites, available now at Hicks Nurseries: Tillandsia, also known as “Air plants” are a great easy to care for gift item. Just mist with water two times per week. Air plants can be purchased individually or […] Read More

Decorate Your Home with Fresh, Fragrant Greens for the Holidays

Posted on December 5, 2018

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 to Care for Your Real Christmas Tree

Posted on December 1, 2018

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 blue fir trees. Ensure that your real tree will last throughout the Christmas season by […] 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.