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Quick Fall Harvest/Halloween Containers

Quick Fall Harvest/Halloween Containers

Posted on Oct 22, 2018 | 0 comments

Welcoming Fall Harvest Entry Container Arrangements That frosty morning “did in” the flowering annuals in my front containers. I had procrastinated and now dead leaves greeted me. Time to make fall themed containers! The Containers You See are Quickly Made. You can fill your fall and winter containers with branches found in your yard (or the...

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Places to Inspire

Places to Inspire

Posted on Jan 28, 2018 | 0 comments

Whatever your daily trek, we all need places to inspire us. Places that ask us to pause, breathe deep, and rediscover our connections. Nature leads me to that place of discovery. And, a direct inspiration for my work. It’s the patterns, patterns of interconnection, that most interest me. Shapes of plant colonies intersecting with others catch my eye....

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Learn Planting Design in my January Class

Learn Planting Design in my January Class

Posted on Jan 5, 2018 | 0 comments

Make winter fun! Join me in my January class and learn planting design. Register at www.MassHort.org Designing the Winter Landscape When: Wednesday January 17 & 24, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM Where: The Gardens at Elm Bank – Cheney Room Maria von Brincken will help you design an outdoor space that uses texture, color, and mass planting to...

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Fall Container Planting Ideas

Fall Container Planting Ideas

Posted on Oct 18, 2017 | 0 comments

It’s the time of year we swap out summer annuals and create a harvest or fall theme.  These fall container planting ideas show arrangements that carry past Thanksgiving in the Northeast. Plants include ornamental kale ( both large and small varieties) , pansies,  a “grass”, that won’t die at the first hard frost, and a mini pumpkin....

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Front Foundation Planting Gets A Facelift

Front Foundation Planting Gets A Facelift

Posted on Jun 30, 2016 | 0 comments

  Sometimes plantings get overgrown, tired, or the current design doesn’t work. They need a face-lift, or a re-design. The front foundation plantings, in this case, were not only overgrown, but they hid a beautiful real stone facade at the front door. The composition of this left side foundation planting didn’t really work with the right...

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