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Winter
    Avoid walking across wet or frozen turf.
  Soil is easily compacted when wet. Frozen turf that is walked on will show telltale footprints in spring.

    Cyclamen like it cool.
  These bloomers thrive in moist soil in a sunny location where it is cool at night (below 50 degrees).

    Dont forget to feed the birds!
  Our feathered friends rely on us during the winter months when their natural food sources are scarce. Try Lyric Delite mix for all the fun of feeding without any mess.

    Gift Cards are available 24/7 online, or stop by or call the store during business hours.
  Our NO FEE gift cards are available in any denomination and never lose value or expire - the perfect gift for birthdays, holidays or as a thank you.

    Holiday lighting tip #1: Use only UL certified lights for any holiday lighting project.
  The UL certified hologram on a thick paper tag is located near the plug on every strand.Lights not UL certified or fakes can pose fire and choking hazards. Every light set sold at Atlantic Nursery is UL certified.

    Holiday lighting tip #2: How many lights should you use?
  When lighting your tree, use this rule of thumb: 100 mini lights per foot of tree. Remember - more lights = more drama!

    Holiday lighting tip #3: Test all lights before placing them on the tree or home.
  This ensures each strand is working and in good condition. Don't use a strand for more than 3 seasons and discard any sets that show frays cracks or loose connections.

    Indoor plants benefit from increased humidity during the dry winter months.
  Place plants on a tray filled with clean pebbles and water, or spray them down in the sink or shower.

    Install a heater in your birdbath to prevent freezing during the cold winter months.


    Keep ample water in the basin of live Christmas trees.
  Placing your tree away from heat sources is helpful in maintaining freshness.

    Keep bird feeders stocked and a good supply of feed on hand for the winter months.
  Continue feeding through spring when natural food sources become available. Placing your tree away from heat sources is helpful in maintaining freshness.

    Planning a party? We can design centerpieces of live plants to match any theme or decor.
  Inquire in the store.

    Protect your outdoor pottery and statuary from winter damage.
  Even frost-free pottery and statuary benefit from a little winter proofing.

    Routinely inspect houseplants for signs of pests and/or disease.
  Early detection enables you to address a problem before it becomes a crisis.

    Store firewood outdoors, keep it covered but easily accessible for the cold winter months.
  Seasoned, dry firewood makes the best fires.

    Use Potassium chloride as a de-icer instead of Calcium chloride or traditional "Rock Salt".
  It doesn't harm plants or stain cement and makes little mess inside the home.

    Visit the most unique Christmas Shop.
  We specialize in handmade and custom holiday designs, in both artificial and live material.

    Winter is dark, Houseplants need light!
  Houseplants need as much light as possible during the winter months of shortened daylight.

    Winter pots filled with branches of greenery make dormant planters lush again.
  Remember to water your winter pots weekly.

 
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250 Atlantic Avenue, Freeport, NY 11520-4927 - Phone: (516) 378-7357 - Fax: (516) 378-1034