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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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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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October Colorful Shrubs in New England

October Colorful Shrubs in New England

Posted on Oct 23, 2015 | 0 comments

  Mid-October in New England is the time of colorful shrubs. The green leaves of summer respond to cool temperatures and short days. To the left, the burgundy hued foliage of the ‘Mariessi’ viburnums and the “just-starting-to turn” Oakleaf hydrangeas wear their fall colors while the pink ‘Knock Out’ shrub rose...

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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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