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Maria von Brincken Teaches Color Gardens at Mass Hort

Maria von Brincken Teaches Color Gardens at Mass Hort

Posted on Jun 7, 2016 | 0 comments

Color Gardens: Learn to Create Three-Season Flower Gardens with Winter Appeal     In this three-session tutorial course Maria von Brincken, landscape designer, will teach you how to use color and plants to design gardens filled with color from flowers and foliage. You’ll learn how to create beautiful plant combinations that flower from spring to frost...

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Marsala Colors my Day

Marsala Colors my Day

Posted on Jan 13, 2015 | 2 comments

Aren’t these peonies luscious? The burgundy wine pink Marsala, Pantone’s 2015 color pick, is embodied in these peony selections. These yummy visions are from “Peony’s Envy” collection. I can envision them growing in my garden and enlivening my vases. I need such feast for the eyes and soul this freezing Mid-January day. The wind chill factor creates...

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Masses of Yellow: Antidote to a Gloomy Day

Masses of Yellow: Antidote to a Gloomy Day

Posted on Apr 30, 2014 | 0 comments

Winter seems to be dragging along. It’s late April, but feels and looks like March. The antidote to the gloom appears to be the bright yellow of the massed planting of the Forsythia shrubs. It adds a glow to these driveway gardens that I designed when one psychologically needs it most–in the drab days of early spring. The daffodils in yellow...

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Winter Festival in my Garden

Winter Festival in my Garden

Posted on Jan 20, 2014 | 2 comments

Every year I find magic right in my garden after a snowfall. Saturday’s snow was just the right consistency for creating “snow flowers” that last awhile. A little wet so it lingers and when you shovel, you have to pause. What are “snow flowers” you ask? I learned about this concept in a novel I read years ago. The title and...

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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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