GROWING ROOTS FOR THE FUTURE
Why Plant Something?
Little or large, planting benefits the environment in many ways. Not only are plants lovely to look at, they also play a very important part in keeping the natural world healthy.
Plants reduce pollution by reducing the amount of carbon dioxide in the air and giving off oxygen – just what we need to survive!
If your garden has edible plants that you can eat, it means that you don’t have to shop at the supermarket as much!
Plants help remove chemicals and bacteria from water in the ground.
Trees and plants absorb sound and help with noise pollutions. Great solution for those who live near highways and railways.
By tending to your garden and plants, you’ll have fun and help out the planet too!
GREENER IS CLEANER
One tree can remove 26 pounds of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere annually, equaling 11,000 miles of car emissions.
One of the most important factors in neighborhood satisfaction is the abundance of trees and well-landscaped grounds.
Carefully positioned plants and trees can cut as much as 25% off your household’s energy consumption for cooling and heating.
By adding quality, low-maintenance landscaping to your home, you can boost its resale value by 15%.
Visit a Public Garden
Find lush gardens, woodland paths and plenty of fresh air at Long Island’s beautiful botanical gardens and arboretums.
Test Your Knowledge
Find out if you are a master gardener or one who just likes to get dirty by testing your skills with our quizzes and tests.
OPEN HOUSE for Family & Friends @ LIHREC – July 8, 2017
Cornell University’s Long Island Horticultural Research & Extension Center will hold an Open House for the public on Saturday, July 8, from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. rain or shine. Everyone is welcome and admission is free.
During the Open House the display gardens will be open all day and there will be guided garden tours on the hour. Special seminars on Ticks in the Garden (11 a.m.), Flower Arranging (noon), Growing Asian Vegetables (1 p.m.), and a workshop making concrete leaf molds (2 p.m.) will be held. Throughout the day a children’s activity will be available free of charge. A plant sale focusing on herbs, unusual perennial plants, and hanging baskets will also be held for those who are interested in finding something new for their home.
“PLANTSOMETHING” IS BACK IN SCHOOLS
We are proud to announce that the PLANT SOMETHING LI campaign has teamed up with the Long Island Farm Bureau (FOR A 2ND YEAR) in their 4th grade school visits this winter! The LI Farm Bureau will be visiting 8 different schools during the months of January & February, reaching approximately 1000 students.
They will be handing out seed packets to the students that include Zinnia California Giant Mixed and Tomato Delicious. The packets will display a picture and general description of the seed variety as well as the PlantSomethingLI logo and website address to obtain growing information.
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VISIT OUR LONG ISLAND GARDEN CENTERS
PLANTSOMETHINGLI.COM is exclusive in presenting only local garden centers that are “best in class” for service, education and diverse plant selections.
3333 Merrick Road, Wantagh, NY 11793 (516) 221- 1133
Abby’s is a third generation, family-owned and operated full-service garden center. As a boutique nursery, we take pride in our knowledgeable and courteous staff and service. In other words, we value you, our customer. Abby’s has been located in Wantagh since 1989. The only thing better than our dedicated service is our superb quality and selection of vibrant flowering plants, annuals, perennials and shrubs and our large variety of vegetables and herbs.
ALBERT SCHMITT’S FAMILY FARM
34 Vanderbilt Pkwy, Dix Hills, NY 11746 (631) 219- 0222
Albert H. Schmitt Family Farms has been a family farm for many decades. The current business is a compilation of Albie and Dottie Schmitt. They have been married over 50 years and farming together ever since. They each from long lines of farmers – the Schmitt’s have been farming here since 1853. Located in Dix Hills, conveniently located off the LIE, Schmitts Farms offers the best in annuals, perennials, herbs, vegetables and great fall festivities.
80 Montauk Hwy, East Moriches, NY 11940 (631) 909-4630
Bay Gardens, a third-generation family-run business, serving both Nassau and Suffolk Counties of Long Island, NY, has been a leading Long Island landscape design and Long Island landscape construction firm since 1957. We are dedicated to providing estate quality nursery stock to the public at wholesale prices. We are known for our selection of Leyland Cypress, Green Giant Arborvitae, Emerald Green Arborvitae, Privet Hedge and much more.
BAYPORT FLOWER HOUSES
940 Montauk Hwy, Bayport, NY 11705 (631) 472- 3136
Bayport Flower Houses is a long-standing tradition on the South Shore – serving these communities since 1932. We have a dedicated team of horticulturists and floral designers providing the local communities with the beauty of flowers & plants.Bayport Flower Houses has been named one of the Top Revolutionary 100 Garden Centers in the U.S. by “Today’s Garden Center” magazine for the past five years. So stop by and take some time to stroll through our shop.
COUNTRY GARDENS AGWAY
125 Snakehollow Road, Bridgehampton, NY 11732 (631) 537- 0007
Our family has been running Agway in Bridgehampton for over 15 years. We are locals who know and care about the agriculture and landscapes around the area. We have lawn supplies (seed, fertilizers, mulches) that will help keep your yard looking beautiful and healthy all year. Country Gardens offer delivery services and small engine and lawn mower repair. We have the essentials for our farming community, and confident in finding a solution for your farming needs!
CHARLIE WHITMORE GARDENS
26 Montauk Highway Amagansett, NY 11730 (631) 267-3182
We are a full service landscape and design installation company, with over 40 years experience, servicing the East End of Long Island. With a detailed approach to all of our landscape projects our business is focused on the needs of our clients. We have a 100% commitment to customer satisfaction. When purchasing, building or re-modeling a home we will help you make the best landscape decisions through our personalized and innovative service and our competitive pricing.
CHEAP SAMS BARGAIN PLANTS
148 Morris Avenue, Holtsville, NY 11742 (631) 654-3020
LONG ISLAND’S PREMIER DRIVE THRU NURSERY !! Cheap Sam’s has been supplying landscape businesses and home gardeners quality plants and nusery stock since 1986. Conveninetly located off the L.I.E (Exit 62), our garden center provides the best prices because WE ARE THE GROWER !! Enjoy touring our facility from the comfort of your vehicle because your car become your cart. Most importantly, we strive to please our customers.
F&W SCHMITT FARMS
26 Pinelawn Road, Melville, NY 11747 (631) 271-3276
We are a family owned and operated farm located in Melville, NY. Come to our greenhouse in the spring, where we offer a variety of flowers, annuals and perennials for sale to brighten your home or yard. Our spring events are always family friendly, and our experienced staff is here to help you with your questions. From sod, flowers, annuals, perennials and vegetables, we’re your go-to source for everything that grows on Long Island.
SMILE FARMS @ IGHL
1 Montauk Highway, Moriches, NY 11705 (631) 874-2080
The ‘Smile Barn’ is a local green house and nursery growing annuals and perennials for sale within the community. Individuals working in the greenhouses help to produce the items sold while gaining self esteem and important job skills. A separate and distinct work-related opportunity not funded by Medicaid is available to the Day Habilitation participants through IGHL Greenhouse Enterprises.
WHITMORES LANDSCAPING INC.
4 Hardscrable Court, EastHampton, NY 11937
The Whitmore family has been in the landscaping, nursery and gardening business, serving the Hamptons since 1945. From landscape design and large tree installation and preservation, to providing the highest quality plant materials and year-round maintenance, you won’t find a team with more expertise or local knowledge. Trust Whitmores to enhance the beauty and value of your property.
250 Atlantic Avenue
Freeport, NY 11520-4927
Atlantic Nursery and Garden Shop, Inc. is a full service nursery and garden center owned and operated by the same family since 1929. We offer 2.5 acres of superior quality plants and accessories to create and maintain a successful garden.
525 SMITHTOWN AVE.
BOHEMIA, NY 11716
Joseph’s Greenhouse is a neighborhood garden center located in the center of Bohemia, NY and was established in the Early Spring of 2008. We have over 25 years experience and provide quality plants and service to the local community.
982 LOCUST AVENUE
BOHEMIA, NY 11716
Locust Ave Farm Inc. is a family enterprise, owned by Steve and Diane D’Agostino. Our flower nursery has operated in Bohemia for 31 years . We specialize in many varieties of annuals, perennials, herbs and vegetables.
35 MILL ROAD
CALVERTON, NY 11933
Patio Partners created an easy to identify product line carrying over 100 varieties of heirloom and specialty tomatoes, peppers, vegetables and herbs. All of our products have large color picture tags to help you identify what you are looking for.
315 MIDDLE COUNTRY ROAD
MIDDLE ISLAND, NY 11953
Reliable Garden and Ponds has been in the garden center business for over thirty years. We carry only the finest annual vegetable and perennial plants. We only purchase plants that are locally grown on Long Island.
250 OLD COUNTRY ROAD
MELVILLE, NY 11747
White Post Farms has been a Brigati family tradition on Long Island for more than a century. We remain steadfast in our commitment to always provide the highest quality products at exceptional prices.
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