Karen Musgrave

Karen Musgrave, CNLP, is a marketing and education specialist at Hicks Nurseries and contributing writer to Long Island Weekly.

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Discovering The Gardens Of America

Gaze at floral beauty at the Hicks Nurseries’ Flower & Garden Show Come in out of the cold and enjoy the first signs of spring at Hicks Nurseries’ Flower & Garden Show in Westbury. The 26th...

A Breath Of Fresh Air

The cold temperatures of winter keep many of us cooped up in our homes with the heat on and the windows and doors closed. Although the cold stays out—something pretty important does not get in...fresh...

Gardening Season’s Not Over Yet

Autumn is one of my favorite seasons. The weather is cooler, the corn is fresh, and apple pie and Thanksgiving are just around the corner. But with the kids back at school and after-school activities...

Fall Is For Planting: Prepping For The Next Growing Season

    Fall is almost here and it’s time to get back out into the garden. Autumn is the perfect time to plant trees, shrubs and evergreens as well as spring flowering bulbs, such as tulips and...

Your Best Lawn and Garden Ever

The key to a gorgeous garden is preparation. Now is the time to start the growing season off right. Each area, from the lawn to the vegetable garden, requires thought and advanced planning. Here’s a...

Welcoming Back An Old Floral Friend

There’s good news for gardeners—a new variety of impatiens has emerged that is safe to plant in Long Island gardens. “Bounce” impatiens are resistant to the downy mildew, perform well in sun or light shade...

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Humes Japanese Stroll Garden Acquired By North Shore Land Alliance

The North Shore Land Alliance has acquired the seven-acre Humes Japanese Stroll Garden in the Village of Mill Neck. The property is immediately adjacent...

Miller Place Man Honors Loved Ones At PGA TOUR Volunteer Challenge

Bob Dow of Miller Place knows the devastating impact of cancer all too well. Bob’s wife is a five-year breast cancer survivor, his mother-in-law is...

Mill Neck’s Center For Hearing Health Launches Audiology Mobile Van

Mill Neck’s Center for Hearing Health (CHH) is excited to launch their latest venture: a state-of-the-art Audiology Mobile Van. The CHH mobile unit is fully...

North Shore Guidance Center And National Grid Help Students Think Big

On Feb. 12, North Shore Child & Family Guidance Center and National Grid launched their new partnership with a Career Day talk at the...

UnitedHealthcare’s Wearable Device Program Motivates People To Walk More

Apple Watch is now part of UnitedHealthcare Motion, a national wearable device program that encourages current participants to achieve nearly 12,000 steps per day*—more...
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