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Make a ‘Paperwhite’ Narcissus Flowering Winter Centerpiece

Make a ‘Paperwhite’ Narcissus Flowering Winter Centerpiece

Posted on Nov 12, 2016 | 0 comments

Ah, Saturday morning. It’s a frosty start in mid-November and a perfect time to plant ‘Paperwhite’ bulbs for indoor flowering. And, make a fall and later flowering winter centerpiece.  Planted now, they’ll  bloom in late December and perfume your house, too. Last week I popped into my local garden center and bought ten...

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Patio Garden Make-Over Blends Old with New

Patio Garden Make-Over Blends Old with New

Posted on Oct 23, 2015 | 0 comments

Here’s one of my recently completed projects – a patio garden make-over after a kitchen and family room renovation. I love it when existing clients call me when they are doing a renovation. I already know their garden style, family lifestyle, how they use and enjoy their landscape, color palette, and the land’s orientation to sun and shadow. (Of course,...

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Dreaming my spring flower garden

Dreaming my spring flower garden

Posted on Apr 11, 2015 | 0 comments

I’m dreaming. I’m dreaming of my spring flower garden. I’m longing to see the daffodils by the granite bird bath with the emerging silver allium by the grey wooden bench with the green metal legs. It’s been a long, long winter here in New England. I’m dreaming of my spring flower garden.   I remember the white siberian...

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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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Sweet Autumn Splendor

Sweet Autumn Splendor

Posted on Oct 6, 2014 | 2 comments

The starry mass of the late blooming “Sweet Autumn’ Clematis welcomes visitors to Carlisle Center Park. It’s a great example of vertical gardening with the clematis’ amazing span across the fence. The planting also creates one ‘wall’ of the “outdoor room” I created for the conversation area. The massed...

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