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Outdoor Lighting: Advice from an Expert

March 17, 2017

Outdoor lighting is like the icing on the cake for your garden. Lighting extends the hours of the day that you can enjoy your garden while adding an additional element of viewing pleasure to the space. Most of our projects include lighting if it fits into the budget. One great thing about low voltage lighting… Read more >

Snakes Head (Fritillaria meleagris) Plant of the Month: Fritillaria

March 17, 2017

With so many beautiful flowers starting to bloom this time of year, it’s hard to choose just one for plant of the month. Fritillaria is just so unique making it perfect for springtime! Fritillaria is a great option to diversify your bulb collection with its multiple varieties to choose from each having their own unique… Read more >

Helleborus 'Marlon' Photo Courtesy of T & L Nursery Fun New Plants for Spring

March 10, 2017

Recently, on a rare sunny day, we made a visit to one of our favorite nurseries, T & L, and seeing all the plants in bloom got us so excited for warmer weather and spring flowers. While there we also came across some great, new plants! Here’s a couple of our favorite new ones. Helleborus… Read more >

Hydrangea macrophylla 'Nikko Blue' (Nikko Blue Hydrangea) How to Prune Hydrangeas

March 8, 2017

With some hydrangeas blooming on old wood and others blooming on new wood, it can be confusing which ones to prune and when to prune them. To start off with, hydrangeas, in general, do not have to be pruned to keep them healthy. But, if you like to keep them clean and tidy or if… Read more >

February on the Farm

February 22, 2017

From snow to solar… I wrote last month telling you about my transition to our 5-acre mini farm. Our previous garden (and house) is now pending sale. We are slowly adjusting to life at the farm and seem to discover something new about the property every day. In the month of February, we’ve experienced some snow… Read more >