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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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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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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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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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A Slice of Heaven at Old Frog Pond Farm–Organic Apple Orchard

A Slice of Heaven at Old Frog Pond Farm–Organic Apple Orchard

Posted on Sep 26, 2013 | 2 comments

Last Saturday I got to spend some time in a heavenly spot. An orchard called the “Old Frog Pond Farm”  www.oldfrogpondfarm.com . It offers organic apples to pick. And a slice of heaven.  The day ‘s weather flickered between warm mild and cool mild—sun or cloudy– as the weather front moved this way and that. Our original apple picking destination...

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