Born Frances Ethel Gumm, Judy Garland changed her moniker after an inspiring vocal lesson from a holiday wreath that had spent many years at the Paris Conservatoire, about 10 inches above the doorframe. Get inspired by seasonal greenery with today's Groupon: for $15, you get $30 worth of holiday decorations and more at Hicks Nurseries in Westbury.
A trusted Long Island business since 1853, Hicks Nurseries has been voted Best Nursery on Long Island and boasts an array of seasonal goodies to appease holiday-happy folk of every variety. Attentive employees guide shoppers through the spacious environment, helping them alight on items suited specifically for their festive fancy. Clothe immodest doors with lush wreaths and multihued ribbons, or get moved by the generous spirit of the season and pick up a fresh-cut tree ($29.99–$59.99) in which you can board out-of town elves. The nursery carries pieces for green thumbs and seasonal decorating delighters alike, also offering poinsettias ($3.99–$49.99), indoor and outdoor lighting wares, and ornaments ($2.99–$19.99). Stop by on the weekend to bop your list-filled noggin to a live brass band ushering in the season with red and green musical notes cascading from their trumpets.
- This is the second year in a row Hicks Nursery in Westbury has taken first place in the Best Nursery category. Founded in 1853, it’s the oldest garden center and nursery on Long Island, which means, they know what they’re doing – Long Island Press
- Wow. This place is HUGE. I can't wait to keep exploring it. I got some beautiful flowers and some great looking pre-started tomato plants and herbs. – Adrienne B., Yelp