Knock Out Roses - Plant of the Month: April 2015

Knock Out Roses Rosa 'Knock Out' Having a beautiful garden seems to be a universal desire for most of us!  So when I meet with my clients and they describe that they want a beautiful yard that has lots of color but is low maintenance, the last plant they think about are roses.  Most people […]

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Gerber Daisy - Plant of the Month: March 2015

Gerber Daisy Gerber Daisy Sweet Series Gerber Garvinea Unique and robust describe this strong garden performer and now this 1st ever winter hardy Gerber Daisies is available.   This collection comes in a rainbow of colors including Sweet Dreams, Sweet Glow, Sweet Honey, Sweet Sixteen.le and the flowers are super-sized!  A True Gerber Daisy with […]

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Waterfront Property

I wish I could afford a waterfront home, but I can’t. My biggest dream is to look out my windows and see water for miles and miles.  Lakefront or oceanfront, it doesn’t matter, I just want to see water.  One of my favorite things to do in the mornings is to sit on my front porch with a […]

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Mealy Blue Sage, aka, Salvia Farinacea - Plant of the Month: February 2015

Mealy Blue Sage, Salvia farinacea. Mealy Blue Sage is a low maintenance and is a long-blooming perennial. It is native to New Mexico and Texas. Mealy Blue Sage grows 18"-36"  tall and 18"-36" wide. Leaves are usually about 3"  long, lance-shaped and  grey-green to green in color . Mealy Blue Sage blooms from April until frost […]

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Off Season Activites

Designing in the off season The countdown to spring has begun and I for one can’t wait till the warmer weather is here. I know this is difficult to think about when you may be out plowing a foot of new snow off your driveway and walks, but hang in there spring is coming.  We […]

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Nandina Plant Varieties - Plant of the Month: January 2015

Nandina Well, the Christmas icicle lights along with the lighted animated reindeer are once again boxed and packed away.  As I look around all I see is the shriveled up efforts of my gardening days past. Most landscapes are just dormant but to the average person they look very dreary this time of year.  And it’s […]

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Weekend Getaway

  Once a year my mom and I help a very dear friend house sit and pet sit her son’s home.  We love going there as it is out in the country on about fifteen acres with no neighbors in site.  This year I took my dog Dudley because he is such a momma’s boy and I […]

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