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Lavender & Rosemary – Taking the stress away

LAVENDER & ROSEMARY – Take the stress away Growing Lavender and Rosemary indoors can be a rewarding experience, providing not only aromatic foliage but also the potential for culinary use.  Here are some guidelines for successful cultivation:   1. Use Well-Draining Soil: Ensure your potting mix is well-draining to prevent waterlogged roots. A mixture of potting soil and […]

Attention → Your favorite holiday plants! (poinsettias, cypress, christmas cactus, oh my!)

Our Holiday Favorites: Houseplant Edition Our favorite picks from the holiday season to keep around your home and gift to your friends & loved ones POINSETTIAS Poinsettias make excellent houseplants due to their vibrant and festive aesthetic, especially during the holiday season.  With their iconic red, white, or even pink bracts, they add a touch […]

Transitioning Plants Indoors

Transitioning Plants Indoors Keep the stress level of your plants low by properly transitioning them from the outdoors into the indoors Time to move plants back indoors – Important to remember to use a pesticide such as Bon-Neem to make sure no hitchhikers are coming indoors from houseplants time outside – Spray and trim them […]

Pollinator Plants

Pollinator Plants why they are important and most common available pollinator plants What are Pollinators? – Pollinator’s include bees, birds, butterflies, moths, flies, and other small animals that visit flowers and drink nectar (or feed) on pollen. They transport pollen grains as they move from flower to flower.  Pollinator’s pick up pollen from the first plant […]

Landscape Recommendations

MOSCARILLO’s 2022 Landscape Picks With all this beautiful weather, we checked in with our nursery and talked to our horticulture specialists about some of their favorite picks for this season for landscape plants – Including what people are talking/asking about, what’s popular, what’s selling – Here are their tree & shrub highlights for the 2022 […]

Herbs & Vegetables at Moscarillo’s

Common Herbs & Veggies at Moscarillo’s Below is a list of common vegetables & herbs we carry in stock here at Moscarillo’s, and have had in stock this past week – We carry popular brands like Gilbertie’s, My Garden, Farmer Phil’s, & Wilders. If there is something specific you are looking for, always make sure […]

Want Privacy? Consider Arborvitae!

Need Privacy? Consider, Arborvitae! Arborvitae are trees or shrubs (depending on type) that usually form in a pyramid shape with thick outer bark, fibrous inner bark, with horizontal branches and flattened spray like branch systems.  There are many types of arborvitaes, but ones we carry and love here at Moscarillo’s include the Emerald Green Arborvitae, […]

Starting your Vegetable Garden

Starting your Own Vegetable Garden Benefits of Planting & Picking your own vegetables: Improving your health – It helps you eat more fresh fruit and vegetables.  You are also completely in control of type of soil you use, type of fertilizer, avoiding unwanted pesticides in your food, and when to pick your own food.  Save […]

Roses at Moscarillo’s

Roses at Moscarillo’s Our West Hartford location received a shipment of beautiful roses, ready to be brought home and planted.  The below is a list of the stock we received, but if you are specifically interested in one of these roses, make sure to call ahead to double check they are still in stock, as they […]


To Mulch or not to Mulch, that is the question (psst.. the answer is yes!) – Read up below about the benefits of mulching, what is mulch, and how and when best to apply it.  What is Mulch:  Mulch can come in a variety of materials, but it is an application spread or laid over […]