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Gardening Tips

Discover the Advantages of Fall Planting

There are so many reasons to love planting in the fall. The weather is cooler and the ground temperature is still warm, helping new plants establish roots. We get plenty of rain in October and November so there is no need to haul out the hoses. There are fewer bugs and weeds to contend with. […]

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What's New at Down to Earth

Free Gardening Workshops! Sunday, October 3rd, 2021

Down To Earth Living is hosting a series of workshops on Sunday, October 3 from 11 am through 3 pm. The event will take place—rain or shine—on the covered porch at the popular outdoor living and home décor store. Participants who pre-register will receive a 10% off coupon which they can use throughout the day […]

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Gardening Tips

The Rule of Three: Using Texture in your Garden

Texture is one the most basic design elements of landscape design. In gardening terms, texture is not just foliage –but also the actual flowers, blades of grasses, and bark of the plant, as well as in the plant’s overall branching pattern. Texture generates interest and contrast within the landscape and can be used to make spaces […]

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Gardening Tips

Romancing the Stones: Hardscaping Your Yard with Stone.

Artful groupings of trees, grasses and flowering plants and shrubs make up the “greenscape” of a garden design. Its counterpart—the hardscape—is using stone to anchor the living elements, define boundaries and add interest throughout the property. A favorite landscape designer of mine calls this “sculpting the land” which is an apt description. Lucky for us […]

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Gardening Tips

Tips for Starting a Koi Pond

Some people are fortunate to have a pond in their living space. We get a lot of questions on whether or not it’s worth it to have Koi. Well, we say it is! A Koi Pond done well adds beauty to any property. There’s also something special about the way these beautiful fish gracefully swim around. Some people find tranquility in watching them.

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Gardening Tips

Updating your Outdoor Space on a Budget

We all NEED a little change once in a while. So you find yourself smack dab in the middle of summer, wanting to update your outdoor living space but don’t feel like going overboard with your budget. Here are some quick, inexpensive ways to update your outdoors that will have your friends thinking you just […]

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Outdoor Living

Trends in Outdoor Living

As the weather turns warm and our hearts move to outdoors we begin to long for the comforting warmth of the sun. We take stock of the environment of our homes and join with others in search of the perfect backyard. To achieve our dreams we begin to realize that the outdoors is really a […]

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Gardening Tips

Garden to Table: A Beginners Guide to Edibles

At some point, most of us have had the thought, “I would love a garden with herbs and vegetables.” Usually it’s triggered by eating at a farm-to-table restaurant or watching a friend pick his or her own herb and throw it in a pot right before our eyes. Procrastinate no more. We’re going to provide […]

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Holiday Decorating Tips

Holiday Decorating Tips from Down to Earth Living

It happens every year… You’re hosting Thanksgiving, Christmas and/or New Years at your house. You take a look around and think to yourself— should I paint, is it time to redo the floors, should we update the guest room, resurface the cabinets.  No, No, No & NO! Don’t rush home improvements just because you have […]

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Holiday Decorating Tips

How to Pick the Perfect Tree

At Down to Earth, all the trees are untied and standing so that you can view the tree you are going to buy. Our experts have compiled a list of things to consider to help you pick out the perfect tree.

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Holiday Decorating Tips

Trimming the Perfect Tree!

Masterful tree trimming doesn’t happen by accident! We should know. Each year, the tree decorating experts at Down to Earth Living trim a dozen trees throughout our huge Christmas showcase… and they’ve decided to share some of their secrets.

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In the News

Down to Earth featured in The Journal News

Once again, Down to Earth nursery in Pomona is hosting a free exhibit of fall plantings in a garden setting that will highlight some of the prettiest and most unusual Japanese maples in its collection.

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Good Living

Easy July 4th Party Recipes & Tasty Summer Side Dishes

As you might imagine, we LOVE entertaining outdoors! And with summer in full swing – and July 4th around the corner – we thought you’d like some great ideas for tasty summer party recipes! Aside from our own novice chefs, one of our favorite recipe sources is The Food Network! Here are several terrific summer recipes that […]

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Good Living

Last Minute Father’s Day Gift Ideas

You’re super busy, we know how that goes! With Father’s Day around the corner, we thought we’d share some fun and creative ideas that don’t have anything to do with ties or socks. 🙂 Great Father’s Day Gifts from Kids a hand-made “I’ve-Got-This-Chore” coupon, good for 1, 3 or 5 redemptions (or an age appropriate […]

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Good Living

Smart Patio Furniture Maintenance & Care Tips

There are a few simple things you can do to insure your patio furniture set looks as pristine and beautiful as the day it was delivered! Our resident outdoor furniture expert Susan shares the following helpful tips… IMPORTANT NOTE: NEVER use any wax on fabric (slings and/or cushions) and use it sparingly on heavily textured […]

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Good Living

Easy Mother’s Day Cheesecake Recipe

We love plants and gardening and all things that make your outdoor living spaces comfy, but we also like to eat well. So many members of our staff enjoy sharing recipes here – especially when they are amazingly tasty, healthy or easy. While this Paula Deen recipe (which we’ve been making since finding it on […]

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Good Living

Happy Mother’s Day – Breakfast & Outing Ideas

Still making your Mother’s Day plans? You’re not alone! Here are some great ideas, to make this year’s Mother’s Day festivities extra memorable … Make a yummy homemade breakfast! You don’t need to be a gourmet chef to impress mom with your culinary skills. A simple stack of pancakes or a scrambled egg breakfast with a […]

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Gardening Tips

Plant of the Week: Lychnis “Rolly’s Favorite”

From the Netherlands this is one of the most prolific flowering early season perennials that will bloom all summer! This outstanding new selection is poised to become one of the most loved little perennials to be introduced in recent years.

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Gardening Tips

Kicking Off the Spring Gardening Season

Mother Nature has played her cruel joke on us this week. Don’t fret… there’s things you can do if you just planted fresh flowers. Take a sheet, some sticks and rocks. Fashion a kind of tent to protect them. If you have time to stop by Down to Earth we sell frost cloth which is […]

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In the News

We’re in the news!

This past week we were thrilled to have Joe Connolly, the Wall Street Journal reporter on WCBS 880 AM News radio quoting our founder, Stuart Leventhal.

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Holiday Recipes

Fireside Nectar Drink Recipe

There’s nothing like a warm drink during the Holiday season. Sometimes we like to serve something warm with a fruity kick – so Fireside Nectar is the perfect option! Again it’s a simple blend of naturally sweet juices, nectar, cider and some Aspen Mulling Spices, so its something you can whip up on the fly, […]

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In the News

Nyack Hospital Fundraiser

We are thrilled to have been chosen to host an Enchanted Evening Fundraiser on November 21, 2013, and hope you can attend. Here are the details from our Press Release about this exciting opportunity to fund renovations at Nyack Hospital’s Emergency Department! # # # FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   – 11/13/13  The Nyack Hospital Auxiliary […]

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Holiday Decorating Tips

Down to Earth Living is on YouTube ;-)

We are thrilled to announce we have officially launched Down to Earth Living, our new YouTube channel! Down to Earth Living will feature helpful DIY and outdoor living advice segments, to help you make the most of each season… Our first two segments are all about Thanksgiving, and include tips on creating a beautiful Holiday […]

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