Vermont Grown Hardy Perennials

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Full Circle Gardens is off to a running start for the 2016 season! As always, our motto is flexibility and adaptability, and we are looking forward to sharing some new plants and varieties with our gardening friends this season!

During the last two years we have added many new native perennial varieties in addition to the wide collection of natives we already carry. “Native plants” has become the buzz phrase of gardeners these days, and for good reason. We are losing habitat at an alarming rate, which impacts the lives of  animals, insects, birds, fungi and microbes that form a complex network of relationships.

That’s why we have a wide selection of native plants from North America that are hardy to our climate here–plants that encourage and support our pollinators. We also carry the hybridized and non-native perennials you love as well; after all, it’s about being flexible and adaptable.

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“Bone” Season at Full Circle Gardens

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It’s that time of year again when the leaves and other foliage that fleshed out are landscape are gone. Everything is all lines and angles. The palette of nature is subdued. “Bone” Season.  The snow will come and soften angles soon enough. In the meantime, the architecture of stones, trees, even now-dormant perennial grasses give gardens an interesting minimalist look.

Bone season here at FCG means that it’s time to swing into action for the process of tucking perennials under cover for winter.  Perennials have been actively growing roots over the fall to store “food” during their dormancy. This “food” gives them energy to begin to grow next spring when nature gives the signal. We want to keep these “beefcake” perennial roots stout and healthy by protecting them from Vermont winter temperature swings.  Here’s an example of what we do:

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Full Circle Gardens nursery is now closed for the 2014 season.  We plan to reopen late April 2015. If you’d like to purchase Gift Certificates for the holidays, just call us at 802-879-1919 or send us an email at info@fullcirclegardens.com.

Thank you all for a wonderful year!