• Your Brain Loves a Sitting Garden

    Create a Sitting Garden and Rest Your Brain A bench or a chair creates the simplest of Sitting Gardens. The gardens I create are designed to invite you to pause and linger. Invite you to engage your senses. Even if just for a few minutes. Turns out that research indicates that the “pause” is important… Read more

  • Reimaging Your Landscape & Gardens

    Image yourself pausing in this happy garden Just a few minutes on the way to or from somewhere. Image all your senses engaged. Surrounded by flower gardens, slowing down to hear the bees buzzing and the birds tweeting, scents of flowers, sun and the occasional breeze on your skin. Calm. Deep Breathing. Creating this Garden… Read more

  • Dreaming of Meadows?

    Learn how to design your own. Take my workshop class. Envious of the new American garden style? Want to use native grasses and flowers to attract pollinators? Small space or large, you’ll learn how to create your meadow garden. This workshop/class offers hands-on exercises. You’ll learn the techniques of layout, how to choose perennials for… Read more

  • Spring has sprung! Outdoor Living begins.

    I’d love to work with you to design your dream landscape. Create special places to gather with family and friends like an outdoor dining patio that seats 10! And, a welcoming entry garden that invites friends to your backyard cookout. Or, perhaps a pollinator meadow garden to help the environment. Maybe it’s a new flower… Read more

  • Lay-out Design begins with Creating the Winter Garden

    The Role Lay-out in Your Winter Garden The Winter Garden creates the bones or shapes the spaces you linger in or stroll by. It sets the stage for your spring, summer, and fall flower garden. The art of lay-out design to create drifts and masses, or crowds and individuals. Garden visits in winter offer a… Read more

  • Stress Busting–Gardens do that. Empower yourself–Learn How

    Come learn with me! Design Your Winter Garden for Yourself. Below follows the catalogue description for my virtual workshop- type class via the Massachusetts Horticultural Society. (masshort.org) February 10 & 17th with a Bressingham Garden site visit February 11th. Empower yourself as you learn about how to make planting lay-outs and plant choices to make… Read more