With the weather warming up, you're sure to be spending time outdoors. The benefits of having a garden are endless and maintaining a garden can be a fun family affair.
Gardening is a great way to exercise — you can burn as many calories in 45 minutes of gardening as you would in 30 minutes of aerobics.
Working in the garden, digging in the earth and being able to connect with nature is also one of the greatest stress relievers. It also teaches patience. You can't will, or rush, a seed to grow.
Luckily, the Westhampton-Hampton Bays area offers some great garden shops to get needed gardening supplies. Whether you're an expert gardener or a novice, Aspatuck Gardens, 303 Montauk Highway in Westhampton Beach, is sure to be a delight.
Upon entering the garden center, you will notice an extensive selection of shrubs, trees, annuals and perennials. Aspatuck offers a wide selection of indoor plants and rare tropical plants, such as orchids and hibiscus. In the winter months find Christmas trees and handmade wreaths.
And if you are looking for a gift for a gardener or plant lover, Aspatuck Gardens has full line of exquisite gift-ware, furniture and bronze and cement statuary.
With their combined years of experience, the staff is well equipped to assist with even the most complex questions. From landscaping to container gardening, they can find the right fit for any garden.
After the past harsh winter, you may need some expert advice on how to revitalize your lawn and garden. Aspatuck Gardens offers a full line of fertilizers and garden tools to help you achieve success.
Customer service is high priority, Aspatuck Gardens maintains a Facebook page to update their customers daily on new arrivals. They also periodically post tips on gardening in Hampton Bays and Westhampton.
Season: year round
Special Note: Sign up at the garden center to get on their mailing list and receive their sales flyer, so you're sure to get the best value for your money.
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