Spring is Coming!

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Spring is coming. We can feel it in the nursery. It’s more than just that we’ve stocked up on seeds and soil and everything gardeners need to get ready for a new season. It’s a feeling of excitement. The days are getting longer, they’ll get warmer (eventually), and before you know it, we’ll be outdoors […]

Go Green in ’19

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Welcome to 2019! Or at least to my first blog of 2019. šŸ˜‰ So here’s an interesting thing I read the other day: according to Strava, which is an app for runners and cyclists, most folks give up on theirĀ New Year’s resolutions by Jan. 12. Something like 75 or 80 percent. Isn’t that amazing? In […]

Getting Ready for the New Year

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Hey everyone! I hope you are all enjoying the wonders of the holiday season. Everything is so glittery and beautiful here in Flagstaff, particularly at night when the holiday lights are in full view. It’s just magical. And while my focus is on the holiday next week and all that it means – time with […]

Holiday Gift Tips

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One of the great blessings of this time of year is that it gives us a chance to celebrate and focus on others, and the perfect opportunity to thank them for the impact they have in our lives all year long. There’s obviously those nearest and dearest to you, but there’s also a whole group […]

Making the Holidays a Little Merrier

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With Thanksgiving this week, we are officially into the holiday swing of things. I love this time of year, but I know how crazy it can be. Thereā€™s even a term for it ā€“ ā€œfestive stress.ā€Ā So what do we need to do to make the holidays a little more merry and a lot less hairy? […]

The Great Christmas Tree Debate

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It’s only a couple of weeks away; the Christmas trees are coming. For many of us, that jewel of spruce, fir or pine twinkling with lights and decked out with treasured ornaments is the centerpiece of our holiday celebrations. But every year families throughout our nation go through the big debate – get a live […]

The Story Behind Dottie’s Garden Coffee Shoppe

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So why put a coffee shop inside of a nursery? Back when my husband, Dan, and I started to get involved in the management of Warner’s Nursery & Landscaping, my Dad sent the two of us on a tour of garden centers in England. It was an amazing trip, and one thing I noticed was […]

Time to Celebrate Fall

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Do you love being outside during fall as much as I do? What’s not to love – turning Aspen trees, crisp mornings, fresh apple cider (and, wow, did we have a bumper crop of apples this year!) And even while we are cleaning up our gardens in preparation of winter, there’s still some planting that […]

Warner’s on Wheels

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I love the crew at Warner’s Nursery. We are so fortunate to have such an amazing management team. They are big believers in figuring out new ways to reach our customers and seize on new, fun ideas that keep us fresh and relevant. Which is why I’m so proud of our newest innovation – Warner’s […]

Hooray for Houseplants

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Summer’s on its way out and the cooler evenings are forcing us back inside. Which makes this the perfect time to talk about the unsung heroes of our homes and offices – the humble houseplant. Plants in your home or where you work have lots of terrific benefits for your physical and emotional health. BecauseĀ houseplants […]