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A Leaf Lover’s Fall Foliage Combinations

A Leaf Lover’s Fall Foliage Combinations

Posted on Oct 12, 2013 | 0 comments

I’m loving our New England Autumn.  The leaves have been turning one by one– here and there– for weeks. Now it’s clumps of yellow, orange, and scarlet, and green gearing up to an amazing crescendo sometime soon. Here’s a few photos taken from my back garden. The garden’s fall  foliage design shows off. Enjoy. And while...

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Laceleaf in the Unusual Fall Snow

Laceleaf in the Unusual Fall Snow

Posted on Nov 12, 2011 | 0 comments

The Laceleaf Japanese Maple (Acer palmatum ‘Filicifolium’) looks great with or without snow in October.  The normally light green leaves become this rich “red” color in the fall. Often starting to “turn” at leaf’s edge in late August, this maple plays a starring role in this part of the garden. In early spring,...

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Enable Beauty

Enable Beauty

Posted on May 8, 2009 | 0 comments

Muscari, dwarf iris, and dianthus budded foliage Found myself in waking consciousness muttering the words” enable beauty” one morning this week. The dream fragments that I woke with escape me now but do remember the words–a mantra of sorts. The mantra of one who gardens and designs landscapes professionally, I’m continually...

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Maples and Pulmonarias, Acers and Lungworts

Maples and Pulmonarias, Acers and Lungworts

Posted on Apr 24, 2009 | 0 comments

      The swamp maples red glow brighten our New England woodlands now–its Acer rubrum’s spring color reminiscent of autumn. But its the Acer japonicum ‘Folicifolium’ bud’s that hold my attention just now.  Long a favorite tree I planted one in my garden last fall. I’d never seen it at this time of year and while I...

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