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Try these fragrant flowers for your (indoor) winter garden

Enjoy the beauty—and sweet smells—of these houseplants that blossom during our coldest months.

BY ROBIN SWEETSER

Being cooped up for the winter makes us crave not only the warmth but the smell of summer. If you can’t afford a tropical vacation, visit one of our local greenhouses to find many houseplants known for their deliciously fragrant flowers or scented foliage.  

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Welcome Friends!

House by the side of the road 

370 Gibbons Highway
Wilton, NH  03086

603-654-9888

info@housebythesideoftheroad.com

Open everyday 8am - 6pm  even Sundays!

 


A bit of history on the House by the side of the road: We are a year round garden center with a lovely gift shop.  This business was started in 1971 and we've been at our current location since 1976.  We sell houseplants, annuals, perennials, shrubbery, hanging baskets, pottery, fairy garden plants and many accessories. 

Our knowledgeable staff is always available to help you choose what will work best for your property and your home.  With our years of experience, you can be rest assured that your home, garden and landscaping will be the best it can be! 

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Can't think of what to get?
How about a Gift Certificate!

 

Please feel free to come in & explore our greenhouses.  In the winter months HBTSOTR provides a short tropical escape from the NH weather.  We have inside and outdoor ponds with our pet turtles, koi, and goldfish.  Free popcorn and hot coffee, we hope to see you soon!

Established in 1971

Still family owned, operated and loved.

Gift Certificates

How about a Gift Certificate for the gardener in your life?

Gift Value:
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Spring ahead with our new hours: 

8am - 6pm

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We have cut flowers in beautiful bouquets & lovely centerpieces.

We have smaller gifts & trinkets for any occasion you can give as a special surprise too!  Everyone loves flowers, for youngsters, maybe something for your little one to give to their favorite family member when you visit.

We already have primrose for sale that we grow ourselves and pansy baskets are being planted now.

Come on in, you'll find we have so many things to choose from and it's so easy to brighten someones day with flowers, you will be happy you made the trip!


Free cookies, coffee & popcorn!

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Our Lovely & Talented Jean Green has a blog spot about us, check it out!

BLOG SPOT!


 

Our Specialties include:

  • Garden Supplies
  • Water Garden Plants
  • Perennials
  • Annuals
  • House Plants
  • Cacti
  • Exotic Plants
  • Trees & Shrubs
  • Orchids
  • Decoration
  • Gifts
  • Cut Flowers
  • Pottery
  • Convenience Store
  • Holiday/Seasonal Decorations

Welcome Friends!

House by the side of the road 

370 Gibbons Highway
Wilton, NH  03086

603-654-9888


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What to expect!


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What to expect!




We also have a great selection of Cat Grass. 

Our Cat Grass is grown by us from organic wheat berry grass seed in 4" pots for $2.99.  It is either a white or red wheat grass seed that we use, however the end result is nearly the same.  They last for only 2 weeks and it helps keep the cats away from the houseplants! 


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Our Fearless Leader


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Our Fearless Leader


 
Gift Certificates
from 10.00

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Gift Value:
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Meet the Staff


More than a staff, we are a team.

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Meet the Staff


More than a staff, we are a team.

Abby & Libby

Robyn

Mark

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April flower of the month


April - Sweet Pea

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April flower of the month


April - Sweet Pea

Sweet pea

 

 

 

Sweet peas are climbing plants that bear clusters of flowers in a wide variety of colors including red, pink, blue, white and lavender. The stems appear folded and the flowers resemble fringed butterflies. The old-fashioned varieties were selected for their vibrant colors and intense fragrance. Many modern cultivars are on the market offering sweet peas in almost every color except yellow, but not all of the newer Sweet pea varieties are fragrant. They have a long season of bloom and make excellent cut flowers.

 

More about Sweet Peas HERE



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