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Web Changes     

This is where we'll announce the most recent additions to our web site. If you've visited us before and want to know what's changed, take a look here first.

4/21/11: Added our new company logo to the home page.  Added a page listing various organizations who we support.  Added a listing of merchandise lines that we carry.

10/22/10:  Added many new photos of our Fall Festival, held September 18-19, 2010, to the Nursery Tour page.

3/26/10:  Added Facebook stream to the left navigation bar of all pages of the website.

3/1/10:  Added many new photos to the Garden Center Tour, Nursery Tour, Christmas Shoppe and Landscape Job Photos pages, and deleted many outdated photos.  This is the biggest photo update in years, so be sure to have a look.  The newer photos are generally at the bottom of each section heading grouping on those pages.

2/14/10:  Added links to our Facebook and Twitter pages, so that customers can receive news feed announcements and tweets of our events and other updates.

2/12/09:  Gledhill Nursery awarded as one of the "Revolutionary 100" by Today's Garden Center magazine.  Click here for the press release.

4/30/08:  Added several new photos to the Nursery Tour and Garden Center Tour pages.

4/17/08: We've won the Advocate Best of Hartford award again, for the 5th consecutive year, for Best Nursery/Garden Center!

12/10/07:  Added an online signup form for our mailing list.

10/31/07:  Added several photos to our Christmas Shoppe page.

10/23/07:  Added several photos to our Christmas Shoppe page.

7/9/07:  Added a photo and bio for our Garden Center Assistant Manager, Patty Dorion.

6/25/07:  Added a thank-you letter that a visiting kindergarten class sent us.

11/7/06: Added several photos from our first annual Antiques in the Garden show to our Nursery Tour page.  Added several photos to the Landscape Job Photos page.

9/1/06:  Added many new photos to the Landscape Job Photos, Nursery Tour, and Garden Center Tour pages.  Introduced our newly-promoted Landscape Operations Manager, Chip LaRocque.  Added new info on specials and sales.  Updated info on our new annual Antiques in the Garden event in our Upcoming Events page.  Added a new streaming welcome video to our home page (click the box on that page that reads "Click here to view our Welcome Video").

12/28/05: Removed online shopping from the website.  The company that we were partnered with that provided the online plant shopping services is no longer offering that service, so this development is unfortunately out of our control.  We still continue to offer online ordering of bulk materials.

12/1/04: Returned our Christmas Shoppe page for the new season.  Also added a few new photos to the the Landscape Job Photos and Nursery Tour pages.

8/5/04: Added a photo showing the construction of a new putting green on the nursery grounds, to the Landscape Job Photos page.

6/29/04: Added 9 photos from last year's Art & Craft Fair to the Nursery Tour page.  Added a few photos to the Landscape Job Photos and the Nursery Tour.

4/1/04 - 5/18/04: Updated Senior Staff photos and added a photo documenting the history of the windmill that is Gledhill's trademark.

8/8/03: Another update to the list of vendors participating in this year's Art & Craft Fair.

8/4/03: Updated the list of vendors participating in this year's Art & Craft Fair.

7/24/03: Added a list of vendors to participate in the 2003 Art & Craft Fair.

7/24/03: Added several new photos to the Landscape Job Photos page.

7/7/03: Added a sequence of photos showing the construction of a new garden pond on the nursery grounds, to our Pond Construction page.

5/2/03: Added a few more photos to the Nursery Tour and Garden Center Tour pages.

4/25/03: Added a new page of Spring and Summer Pond Care tips.

11/25/02: Put back up our yearly Christmas Shoppe page, with photos of our Christmas merchandise and live cut Christmas trees. 

10/3/02: Added several photos from this year's Art and Craft Fair to the Nursery Tour page.

8/16/02: Added two new interactive multimedia slide shows: one for a residential garden pond installation, and the other for an herb garden installation project.  Also added several new photos to the Landscape Job Photos page.

5/25/02: Added new photo to Nursery Tour page.

5/24/02: Added several new photos to "miscellaneous landscape features" section of the Landscape Job Photos page.

5/23/02: Added several new photos to "pavers and walls" section of the Landscape Job Photos page.

5/22/02: Added new Special Orders - Planters page where customers can review and request modifications to previous orders, and where customers can get ideas for new special orders.

5/20/02: Added new Water Gardening page.

5/17/02: Modified online order form and employment applications pages so they will now work with our new upgraded server.

3/17/02: Our website was down from March 9-16 due to reasons beyond our control.  Our web host provider upgraded its systems (to provide speedier connections), but this transition resulted in prolonged service interruptions.

3/17/02: Etera, our former partner for online sales of perennials and gardening supplies, is now PlantAmerica.  We are pleased to re-stock our online inventory with new plants and gifts, so please browse our online store!

3/4/02: We are now reopen for the Spring season.  Be sure to visit our West Hartford store or browse our online store!

11/20/01: Returned our Christmas Shoppe page for the new season.

8/23/2001: Added several new photos from our first annual Art and Craft Fair.

5/24/2001: Added a new section of Internet resources for gardening information.

12/7/2000: Added many new photos to the Christmas Shoppe page.

11/15/2000: Added many new photos to the Landscape Job Photos page, showing several collages of before/after photos of the landscaping construction sequence.  Also put back up our yearly Christmas Shoppe page, with photos of our Christmas merchandise and live cut Christmas trees.  Updated nursery hours for fall.

11/7/2000: Added many new photos to the Garden Center Tour and the Nursery Tour pages, including some photos from this year's Octoberfest activities and a lot of fall foliage photos.

9/7/2000: Added an interactive slide show feature to document the process of building a garden pond, using a large pond project we did at the nursery last summer as a model.

9/6/2000: Added a few new photos to the Garden Center Tour page.

6/16/2000: Added three new vendors to our Online Shopping service:

bulletGannon Nurseries (trees and shrubs)
bulletBy The Vine (topiary and bonsai plants)
bulletTimber Press (gardening books)

6/15/2000: Updated Senior Staff page.

6/1/2000: Added new photos and revisions to Senior Staff page.

5/24/2000: Added three new vendors to our Online Shopping service:

bulletRoyall Roses
bulletJackson and Perkins (more roses)
bulletWayside Gardens (trees and shrubs)

...to supplement our existing list of vendors:

bulletGardener's Supply Company
bulletProflowers.com
bulletRod McLellan Orchids
bulletPark Seed
bulletPlow & Heath

4/4/2000: Today we began a very significant addition to our web site.  We now offer online ordering of a huge selection of gardening supplies and Etera perennials, and lots of tips and valuable information for gardeners!  Just click on the animation in the upper left corner of this or any of our pages to browse this new feature!

3/1/2000: Announced the re-opening of the nursery for the Spring season.  Click here for our Spring hours.

1/31/2000: Added some photos of the snow-covered nursery in January to the Nursery Tour page.

1/8/2000: Added some photos from our archived Christmas Shoppe page to the Garden Center Tour page.

1/1/2000: 
    Reset web site to Spring layout.  Look for our Christmas Shoppe page again in November!
    Announced nursery closure for the season until March 1, 2000.

12/18/1999: Added several new animations throughout the site.

11/16/1999: Added new photo to the Landscape Job Photos page.

11/10/1999: Added photos of Autumn at the nursery to the Nursery Tour page.

10/14/1999: Added a few new photos to the Garden Center Tour and Nursery Tour pages.

9/29/1999:
    Added lots more trivia to The Year 1922 page.
    Reformatted the home page to better accommodate visitors who use lower screen resolutions or smaller monitors.  The recommended viewing resolution is still 800x600 or higher.

9/28/1999: Added a page summarizing some things going on in the world in The Year 1922, when the nursery was founded.

9/27/1999: Added a few new photos to Garden Center Tour page (see "Fall is here!" section) and to the Historical Photos page.

9/23/1999:
    Added a couple of goodies to the Home Page.
    Added new photos to Historical Photos page.

9/22/1999:
    Added many new fall photos to Garden Center Tour page.
    Added a new page of Historical Photos of the nursery.  More historical photos to come!

9/16/1999: Added several new photos to Garden Center Tour page (see "Garden center building exterior" and "Garden center building interior" photos) to show some of our new Fall merchandise.  Also added new photos to Nursery Tour page (see "Some other interesting areas" and "Garden railway" photos) and Landscape Job Photos page (see "Pavers and walls" photos).

9/3/99: Added several new photos to Landscape Job Photos page.

8/26/1999: 
    Added a list of types of landscaping work we specialize in.
    Added lots of animations, for anyone who wants to hunt for them!                

8/15/1999: Added many new photos to Landscape Job Photos, Garden Center Tour, Nursery Tour, and Bulk Materials pages

 
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