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Cherry Blossom Trees in Staten Island

Staten Island, one of New York City's five boroughs, is a beautiful place to live, work, and visit. And what better way to enhance its natural beauty than by planting a cherry blossom tree? Cherry blossom trees, also known as sakura trees, are native to Japan but can thrive in many other climates, including Staten [...]

By |2023-04-23T12:32:33-04:00April 23rd, 2023|Gardening Tips|Comments Off on Cherry Blossom Trees in Staten Island

How to Start Vegetable Seeds Indoors

Starting vegetable seeds indoors can be a great way to get a head start on your garden and ensure healthy seedlings for transplanting. Here are some steps to follow: Choose the right containers: You can use small plastic or peat pots, trays with compartments or even egg cartons. Make sure the containers have drainage [...]

By |2023-03-11T11:12:39-05:00March 11th, 2023|Gardening Tips|Comments Off on How to Start Vegetable Seeds Indoors

Can I Prune my Plants During the Winter Months?

One of the most important parts of maintaining a healthy and attractive garden is the art of pruning. Winter can be one of the best times to prune your landscape. Easier clean up and less stress on the plants are two of the biggest benefits. Deciduous is a term used with trees or shrubs [...]

By |2023-01-16T11:17:32-05:00February 11th, 2023|Gardening Tips|Comments Off on Can I Prune my Plants During the Winter Months?

Attract your Favorite Birds to your Garden

Staten Island is home to many bird species that do not fly south for the winter. In order to survive the difficult winter months, they must have shelter and be able to take advantage of food sources. Food, shelter and a little bit of water is something that can easily be provided in the [...]

By |2023-01-12T11:29:18-05:00January 16th, 2023|Gardening Tips|Comments Off on Attract your Favorite Birds to your Garden

Winter Landscape Maintenance

Its dull, gloomy and Spring is still 74 days away. However for those who are a little stir crazy, the winter months are a great time for landscape maintenance. With deciduous trees bare this time of year, it makes for a great time to evaluate branch structure and be able to better view the [...]

By |2023-01-05T15:14:13-05:00January 5th, 2023|Gardening Tips, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Winter Landscape Maintenance

Wiesner Christmas Trees

Wiesner Bros. Nursery has a wide selection of Fraser fir Christmas trees, ready and waiting for Staten Islanders with a discerning eye for quality. We un-wrap and set up all of our Christmas trees to allow for a unique Holiday experience for Staten Island customers. Customers are able to walk through our fields while [...]

By |2023-01-03T12:38:46-05:00November 24th, 2022|Holidays|Comments Off on Wiesner Christmas Trees

Fantastic Fall Foliage

One on the best times to appreciate nature is during the fall foliage display. Once a year due to changes in length of daylight and temperature; leaves stop producing chlorophyll. For the yellow and oranges, such as beech, birch and aspen; the green starts to fade away and compounds in the leaves called carotenoids, that [...]

By |2022-01-31T15:13:46-05:00November 1st, 2022|Autumn plants|Comments Off on Fantastic Fall Foliage

October Garden Checklist

As the cooler weather starts to approach, now is a great time to prepare your garden for the winter before it gets too cold. The previous article on this months blog went in depth into the importance of keeping your plants trimmed and why now is the time to do it. Here is a list [...]

By |2022-01-28T13:59:51-05:00October 15th, 2022|Autumn plants, Gardening Tips|Comments Off on October Garden Checklist

Time To Prune Your Shrubs

Different plants can be pruned at different times of the year, but in general the majority of plants can tolerate an Autumn hair cut. The reason the autumn is a good time to do your trimming is because plants are finished growing for the season and are beginning to enter dormancy for the long winter. [...]

By |2022-01-28T13:27:55-05:00October 1st, 2022|Gardening Tips|Comments Off on Time To Prune Your Shrubs

National Indoor Plant Week

The third week of September is National Indoor Plants Week which is a time to reflect on the importance of having live plants in interior locations. Commonly selected as decoration to turn a house into a home, but they are so much more than that. Indoor plants will create oxygen, reduce noise, remove carbon dioxide [...]

By |2022-01-28T12:45:08-05:00September 15th, 2022|House Plants|Comments Off on National Indoor Plant Week
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