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Step Outside to Bird Watch and Feel Better

Not everyone loves the sound of birds chirping in the early hours of the morning, but more and more research is showing that spending time outdoors to enjoy the sight and sounds of these creatures is like music to our well-being. In other words, the benefits are numerous. With many people spending more time on […]

Roses Are Red, Violets Are Blue; Succulents Are A Good Way to Say “I love you…”

Nothing says “I love you” like a cactus.  Well, that may seem a bit too prickly and not what most people think of for Valentine’s Day but maybe you should consider giving the gift of a flowering plant or a succulent for longer lasting enjoyment…and love. The joy of fresh flowers and chocolates can be […]

Thanksgiving Can Take Place All Year-long, Especially in our Hearts

It’s only natural that at this time of year we focus on all of the reasons we are grateful. That is what Thanksgiving is all about. Many of us will have the pleasure of spending time with family members and friends to enjoy a bountiful meal and exchange stories, savor memories and laugh. But we […]

Fall into Edward’s Garden Center for Autumn Beauty

Fall in northeastern Pennsylvania is spectacular. Nature’s palette of red, orange, yellow and burgundy creates breathtaking scenes to be enjoyed near and far across our region. Take a Sunday drive in the country or just a short ride to see us in Forty Fort and you’ll revel in the delight of Earth tones. Here at […]

Pop in to Sip Tea and Plant Succulents

Just a spoonful (or several) of charcoal, soil, sand and decorative stones help the succulent grow up, the succulent grow up, the succulent grow up. Oh yes a spoonful of charcoal, soil and decorative stones help the succulent grow up in a most delightful way. We’re delighted to host another tea party where guests are […]

Thinking Fall? Look at our Sunday Line-Up of Workshops

It’s getting to be that time again. Of course we love summer, but… “There is a harmony in autumn, and a luster in its sky, which through the summer is not heard or seen, as if it could not be, as if it had not been!” –Percy Bysshe Shelley Let the love affair with all […]

Free Sunday Programs at Edward’s Offer Family Entertainment

Edward’s Garden Center always encourages its visitors (of every age) to explore and enjoy. And Edward’s makes it very appealing with colorful, imaginative displays and a giant checker board and working miniature train display. This summer, we’re taking it a bit further by offering free Sunday afternoon programs that will excite every member of the […]

Six Ways (and then some) to Use Pumpkins

For many who grew up with Charlie Brown’s story “It’s The Great Pumpkin,” you know just how special finding the right pumpkin can be. And why not? This popular orange fruit is full of fun possibilities in autumn. But would we be as excited if original Celtic tradition still took place? The tradition of carving […]

Fall for Autumn at Edward’s Garden Center’s Fall Festival!

Sweaters. Boots. Pumpkin spice everything.  Yes, it’s that time of year again… Autumn. It certainly is a gorgeous time of year here in northeastern Pennsylvania with all of the vibrant colors of leaves falling from the trees.  We think this time of year deserves a celebration, which is why we’re having our annual Fall Festival […]

Planks, Pilates and Planting … gardening can be great exercise too!

Drop and give me 20…freshly dug holes filled with soil. That’s not something you typically hear as instruction for exercise, but the truth is that gardening is one activity that’s quite good for the body, the mind and the spirit.  Those of you who garden know that it can be quite a work out. Bags […]