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Our Travels to Germany for Christmas 2019

Yes, there are only 309 days until Christmas, and Roger’s Gardens buyers are well on their way to fulfilling the vision for this year’s presentation.   Our Holiday Buyer, Hedda Staines, and I have recently returned from our visit to Frankfurt, Germany to attend Christmasworld, the largest gathering [...]

6 Christmas Entertaining Tips for a Beautiful Holiday Season

Is your house ready for the holidays?  Mine either. That’s where Rogers Gardens comes in. We are busier than the elves in Santa’s Workshop on Christmas Eve, filling our shelves with the most unique, delightfully delicious, sparkly, festive and Christmassy home décor and gifty-gifts for your friends and family.  But don’t forget the most [...]

Autumn in the Garden Rooms • Inspiring Fall Décor

No season makes me feel like I want to be at home like Fall. I grew up under a harvest moon over a Pennsylvania cornfield where winter often peeked into October, blowing a soft frost across our mornings and a chilly mist into the night. We walked brisk and quick back to our homes, [...]

The Wonder of Christmas – Behind the Scenes

Even though it’s early October and you haven’t even started stocking up on your Halloween candy, the creative design team at Roger’s Gardens have been busy little elves. The Gallery transformation is now almost complete.. just a few more magical touches before the doors swing open welcoming one and all! [...]

Fall is for Planting – Planting Color for the Cooler Season

Most people don’t realize spring isn’t the only season we need to think about planting.  Great gardeners know that early autumn is just as important to get back into your garden as the Spring months to keep the bounties of color going all year long on your patio, containers and in your garden. After [...]

A Few Of My Favorite Things for Mother’s Day by Lynda Young

A view from the Garden Rooms around Mother's Day. I’ve been a florist for a long time so take my word for it… Mother’s Day is THE DAY on the gift-giving calendar. Not only do we honor our own moms, it’s the day we show how much we love our Sisters, Aunts, Grandmothers, [...]

Cocktail Recipes | Cooking with Chef Mead

Perfect your entertaining cocktails with these recipes by Anthony, lead bartender of Farmhouse at Roger’s Gardens. Grapefruit Shrub    Ingredients: 2 Large Grapefruits ¾ cup granulated white cane sugar ¾ cup white wine vinegar Procedure: Using a vegetable peeler, peel the grapefruits and reserve skin for oleo saccharum (see note) When you peel the grapefruits, [...]

Cooking with Chef Mead | Holiday Cookie Recipes

WARM & MELTY CHOCOLATE-TRUFFLE COOKIES Makes Around 2 Dozen Cookies Ingredients:  1/2 cup all purpose flour 1/2 cup sugar 1/4 cup unsweetened Dutch-process cocoa powder 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp salt 2 Tbsp unsalted butter, room temp. and cut in pieces 1/3 cup (about 3 oz) chopped dark chocolate 1 large egg 1 Tbsp [...]

Christmas Tree Care Tips

Christmas Tree Care The key to maintaining your living Christmas tree throughout the holiday season is to give it the proper care. Maintaining a high moisture level in the tree is the single most important factor in reducing needle loss and keeping the tree fresh. Below are some sure ways to make your Christmas [...]