Author Archives: Hampton

June is National Pollinator Month: Celebrating the Vital Role of Bees, Butterflies, and the Hamptons’ Pollinator-Friendly Plants

June is a significant month for nature enthusiasts and environmentalists alike as it marks National Pollinator Month. This annual observance highlights the crucial role that pollinators play in our ecosystems and encourages individuals to take action to protect and support these invaluable creatures. In the picturesque landscapes of the Hamptons, New York, homeowners and gardeners […]

Summer Flowering Perennials: Top 10 Varieties for the Hamptons

As summer approaches, the vibrant colors and enchanting fragrances of blooming flowers grace the landscapes of the Hamptons. At Hampton Nursery in Hampton Bay, NY, we take pride in providing the finest selection of summer flowering perennials. These perennial varieties not only thrive in the local climate but also add a touch of elegance to […]

Gardening With Deer Resistance in Mind: Cultivating the Perfect Hamptons Landscape

We’ve noticed an uptick in customers expressing concerns about deer damage to their lovely gardens. After all, the eastern Long Island area is no stranger to these graceful visitors. We believe that it’s possible to coexist peacefully with our four-legged neighbors, while still maintaining a gorgeous, thriving garden. How? By wisely selecting deer-resistant plants and […]

Top 30 Deer Resistant Plants

The following are plants that are selected for being deer resistant. While we can’t guarantee that deer won’t nibble, these are your best bets! 1. YARROW ‘Firefly Sunshine’ Achillea Light up your summer garden with these brightly colored flowers in yellow, pink, white or peach. Yarrow is an easy perennial to grow and a good choice […]

Demystifying Garden Fertilizers: NPK, Organic Options, and Application Tips

A thriving garden begins with healthy soil, and using the right fertilizer is essential for nourishing your plants, trees, and shrubs. With so many options on the market, it can be overwhelming to determine which fertilizer is best for your garden. In this blog post, we’ll explore the basics of garden fertilizers, including understanding the […]

Kitchen Gardens 3 Ways

Creating a Versatile Kitchen Garden: Garden Beds, Raised Beds, and Containers. Introduction A kitchen garden is a fantastic way to grow your own fresh, delicious vegetables, herbs, and berries right in your backyard. With various gardening methods available, such as garden beds, raised beds, and containers, you can easily find the perfect approach to suit […]

Pruning and Fertilizing Hydrangea macrophylla for Stunning Blooms

Introduction Hydrangea macrophylla, commonly known as bigleaf hydrangea, is a popular garden staple beloved for its large, showy blooms that grace gardens from late spring through summer. To keep your hydrangeas healthy and thriving, it’s essential to understand when and how to prune them, as well as the optimal times and methods for fertilizing. In […]

Creating a sustainable Spring veggie garden

Spring is the perfect time to start a garden and enjoy the outdoors. However, as we become more aware of the impact of our actions on the environment, it’s important to consider sustainability when planning our gardens. Creating a sustainable spring garden is not only better for the planet, but it can also help you […]

Spring gardening projects for Kids.

Spring is the perfect time to get kids interested in gardening! With the weather getting warmer and the days getting longer, there are plenty of opportunities for kids to get outside and get their hands dirty. Not only is gardening a fun activity, but it’s also a great way to teach kids about the environment, […]