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Stunning Perennial and Shrub Combinations

Stunning Perennial and Shrub Combinations

Posted on Jun 2, 2015 | 1 comment

Often gardeners grow really beautiful plants well, but they don’t look like much. That’s because they’re just randomly plunked in the garden or at look that way. Gardeners don’t think about creating stunning perennial and shrub combinations. Usually it’s because the flowering perennial or shrub lacks a contrasting background...

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Color Starved? Enjoy these Plant Combinations

Color Starved? Enjoy these Plant Combinations

Posted on Feb 11, 2015 | 0 comments

Mid February in New England finds us color starved. We’ve seen enough white. Piles of snow cover our landscapes and line our roads. We’ve received over 6 ft of snow in the last two weeks. Enough! I hope these images of spring and summer plantings help....

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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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Autumnal Pink: Alternate Palette

Autumnal Pink: Alternate Palette

Posted on Sep 23, 2014 | 0 comments

                  Orange, vermilion, scarlet, burgundy, and yellow–they’re the colors we usually associate with the fall garden palette. We rarely think about pink.  As I walked within my garden this morning less than twelve hours from the Fall Equinox, I realized the predominant flower color is...

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