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That certainly was some kind of Winter…

Even though Foster’s, inc. introduced a new snow removal service this year, we too, have tired of this winter’s snow, sleet and driving rain, that at times, seemed relentless. We are now looking forward to kicking off our Landscape Management division that will offer conventional maintenance services to our customers. To commemorate this new endeavor, […]

East Meets Northeast – Using Bamboo in Your Lands

Think of Bamboo and Asian pandas jump to mind – not New England landscapes. But more and more Bamboo plantings are popping up all around Connecticut. Used as a natural screen, accent plant or ground cover, Bamboo is one of nature’s more versatile plantings. While many types of Bamboo are invasive, the genus Fargesia is […]

Sixteen Years and Still Going Strong

Another year! It’s amazing how quickly the time has passed. We’re excited to welcome another glorious spring. This year nurseries will be offering larger specimen stock at more competitive pricing. If you’re considering installing a large specimen, like a Japanese cut-leaf maple or weeping hemlock, now is the perfect time to do so. In our […]

Ever ‘Blooming’ Colues Top Pick for Annual

With names like ‘Dipt inWine’, ‘Merlot’, ‘Chocolate Mint’ and ‘Mocha’ you might think we’re featuring food instead of foliage. But these names give a hint to the vibrant color offered in the wide variety of coleus available for your garden. Truly an ever ‘blooming’ plant, coleus presents most if its color through leaves ranging in […]

A Plant for All Seasons

One of the most exciting plants to be introduced to the public in the last 25 years, Heptacodium is truly a plant with a great future. Landscapers love Heptacodium (also called Seven Son Flower) because of its great versatility, hardiness and easy growth. You’ll love it because of its seasonal splendor. Heptacodium begins its seasonal […]

New Beginnings….

While the landscape has been resting under a blanket of snow (and rain), we have been busy growing! Our Stratford location will soon house a new 2,800 square foot building, which will have two bays for a few trucks, equipment and office. We anxiously await the completion of the building in early summer. We remain […]

Fall Newsletter 2007

The fall promises to be another magnificent burst of brilliant color following a summer of radiant hydrangeas, pond lilies and perennials. You can see some of our very favorites on our new website! We are very proud to announce the launch of fosters-inc.com, which showcases our work and highlights our many services, enabling you to […]