Pantone Color of the Year- Greenery

Greenery-  No better color for our industry!

Greenery is a fresh and zesty yellow-green shade that evokes the first days of spring when nature’s greens revive, restore and renew. Green IS nature.  What better color to bring out one’s emotions of life and love of nature.
Greenery is nature’s neutral. The more lost people are in modern life, the greater their  craving is to immerse themselves in nature’s beauty and to relax in it.  How will you use Greenery in your gardens, containers and home décor?

 

Garden Trends for 2017

 

We all joke that is takes a couple years for  trends to travel across the bridge.  What may be “hot” right now in the industry may not catch on to Cape Cod until years later.  Trust me I know.  I’ve been to several trade shows in Chicago and down south.  The product I see there and get so excited about, usually does not translate here for another couple of years.   Is anyone in to vertical gardening?  Have you gotten into Fairy Gardening yet?

Here are the current trends in the garden:

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Last Minute Gifts

Those last minute gifts.  The someone you forgot, the office party, the school teacher, dance coach or yankee swap gift.  It’s too late to order online and have it delivered in time.  Guess you need to shop local, and we have something for everyone.  Whether it be a gift card, a succulent in a REALLY COOL container or a DIY suet cake.

Thirsty Thursday Cocktails

December Cocktail Recipes:

Thirsty Thursday is back on December 1 for some tasty Christmas inspires cocktails.  How much do you LOVE the smell of a fresh cut Christmas tree?  Have you ever wished you could taste it?  Well now you can!  We will be sampling a Balsam Shrub cocktail.  Its made by making a simple syrup out of your Christmas tree needles, mixed with gin and cranberry juice.  So cool right?  Swing on by Thursday night from 5-7 for the recipe and a taste.  We will also be mixing up cranberry Moscow mules,  an apple cider sangria and plain ol apple cider.

Click below for recipes:

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Picking out the Right Christmas Tree

We all have our own holiday traditions, whether it is a Christmas dinner, the day you put up your tree or maybe there is a specific ornament that needs to be the first on hung on the Christmas tree. We all have our own traditions and everyone is different. Just like the varieties of Christmas trees available on the market these last several years.

Are you interested in something new this Christmas? Or do you wonder what the differences really are? Take a look at these Christmas Tree varieties – in sizes from adorable tabletop trees to majestic giants – found right here at Scenic Roots your local garden center.  This guide will surely help you pick out the right Christmas Tree. Continue reading Picking out the Right Christmas Tree