June is National Pollinator Month

Pollinators provide valuable services to sustain our ecosystem and we're celebrating National Pollinator Month with some ideas on how you can help them right from your own backyard! No matter how much space you have, anyone can plant a butterfly garden. Butterfly gardens help all pollinators, including bees and hummingbirds who often [...]

June is National Pollinator Month2018-06-04T13:27:28+00:00

Top Garden Picks For 2018

For those with a green thumb or aspiring to have one, the coming of spring awakens a winter of garden dreams. For months we have plotted plans, pored over catalogs, magazines and Pinterest boards, coveting new plant and flower additions for 2018.      We are often asked which are our favorite plants for the [...]

Top Garden Picks For 20182018-07-26T12:56:35+00:00

Fall Garden Care

Fall garden care in New England is all about protecting your plants for winter, preparing for the next season and extending your color display with cool weather-loving ornamental plants. As sad as we may be to see summer end, the weather is right for working outdoors. Studley's has all your tips for investments that [...]

Fall Garden Care2018-08-21T13:32:25+00:00

Studley’s Pro Guide To Cutting Gardens

Cutting gardens not only provide fresh flowers to fill your home with romantic color and fragrance, but also with happiness!  Studies show that just the presence of flowers triggers happy emotions, heightens feelings of life satisfaction and affects social behavior in a positive manner. Living with flowers is shown to strengthen feelings of compassion, and [...]

Studley’s Pro Guide To Cutting Gardens2018-05-22T14:17:51+00:00

Gardens That Bloom All Summer

We are often asked for perennial plants that bloom all season. We thrifty New Englanders want to get the most bang for our buck! While there are plenty of perennials that do bloom for long periods of the season, the only plants that truly bloom all summer are annuals. The gardens we drool over in [...]

Gardens That Bloom All Summer2017-05-22T12:41:56+00:00

Health Benefits of Gardening

The garden is more than a place for plants and it offers us much more than aesthetic value. As it turns out, there is something to the old adage, "You reap what you sow" and the health benefits of gardening feed mind, body and soul.   Heart Healthy We know that regular physical activity helps [...]

Health Benefits of Gardening2017-05-13T08:02:11+00:00

Spring Garden Checklist

We have your spring garden checklist to get you organized and started on tackling those outdoor chores just as soon as Mother Nature allows! Here in the northeast, we're still subject to wild temperature swings and unpredictable weather conditions, so working on warmer and dry days, you can begin to check off the items on [...]

Spring Garden Checklist2017-05-13T08:02:11+00:00

Plant Gift Guide

To give a plant gift or living gift is to give a lasting gift that will serve as a reminder of your relationship for quite possibly, years to come! If you are looking to add more meaning to your gift giving this year or just plain need new ideas, a plant gift may be just [...]

Plant Gift Guide2017-05-13T08:02:12+00:00

Fall Centerpieces | Home Decor Beyond Mums & Gourds

Fall centerpieces have always been the anchor for autumn interior design, and with a little help from nature you can take things beyond the mums and gourds. Our design team shows you how to use fresh flowers and arrangements from the florist, along with organic elements that can be found in your back yard (or [...]

Fall Centerpieces | Home Decor Beyond Mums & Gourds2017-05-13T08:02:12+00:00

Christmas Cactus Bloom Tips

Christmas Cactus bloom with beautiful, exotic blossoms and bring a welcome and festive show of flowers during the holidays. But what if your Christmas Cactus never seems to bloom at the right time? This is a common question at Studley's and this is a perfect time of year to offer our expert tips on how to [...]

Christmas Cactus Bloom Tips2017-05-13T08:02:12+00:00