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Get some Green Back

Getting more ‘Green’ for your dollar just became easier at Broccolo Garden Center!  When you sign up for our ‘Green Back’ Loyalty Program you’ll receive points for 5% value of your purchases at the Garden Center. Apply your points on future Garden Center purchases to stretch your greenbacks!  We appreciate your loyalty. Thank you!

Wanted: Good home for a gorgeous Dawn Redwood…

Looking for something unique? Come see our 25 ft. field grown Dawn Redwood!   Metasequoia glyptostroboides is a fast-growing, deciduous tree– one of  three species known as redwoods. This native of China  reaches 90 ft. in our northeast climate and loves moisture.  Wow your neighbors!

Join us!

for some spirited antics by the author of “The Drunken Botanist“, Amy Stewart, May 16 at 12-2.  Free tastings from Black Button Distillery and JD Wine CellarsGet your tickets now! 585-424-4476 or www.broccolotreeandlawn.

Broccolo Garden Center 2755 Penfield Road  Fairport, NY 14450

       Things to do in May

  • Plant early veggies and herbs- lettuce, peas, potatoes, onions, radishes, spinach, cabbage family and parsley.
  • Put drip irrigation hoses around your beds,
  • Plant some early native flowers- bleeding hearts, pansy, hellebore, native anemones, azalea, rhododendrons or spring flowering trees like redbud, cherry, or amelanchier (pictured here),
  • Call Broccolo for your spring cleanup, edge mulching of beds and your spring aeration! 585-424-4476

Where’s Kimie?   So many people have asked us…where’s Kimie?

Our friend and colleague Kimie Romeo took a position following her passion to lead the Genesee River Watch studies.   She is still teaching environmental management at RIT, working on many community projects that Broccolo also supports, and making a vital connection for our community by organizing Green Drinks– a networking group that meets monthly.  In addition, Kimie has become a licensed realtor with Empire Realty Group. She will always be a part of the Broccolo TLC family!

Coming up in May…

May 2, Saturday, Rain Barrel Workshop 

Create your own rain barrel and take it home! 11 AM – 12PM,

Rochester Museum and Science Center, 585-697-1942 .

May 2, Saturday. Dinosaur Train

Nazareth Arts Center. artscenter.naz.edu.

May 16, Saturday, GLT Native Plant Sale

10 AM to 2 PMBrighton Town Hall, 2300 Elmwood Ave.

 

 “Parents might think they need to know everything about nature, but they don’t need to know anything, It turns out that giving answers to children’s questions often kills their sense of wonder, and asking them questions sparks it.”

Scott D. Sampson, host of Dinosaur Train and author of How to Raise a Wild Child 

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