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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

Houseplant
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

Family Traditions Begin at Hicks Nurseries

Posted on November 26, 2018



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

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