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Decluttering Your Garden

Decluttering Your Garden

Posted on May 4, 2019 | 0 comments

Marie Kondo’s method for decluttering your house works for your garden too. While Reading her book The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up  I realized I’ve been using my own version for decades for designing landscapes, coaching gardeners, and teaching classes. Turns out that the word “clutter” easily replaces the word ...

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Modern Farmhouse Gardens

Modern Farmhouse Gardens

Posted on Apr 24, 2019 | 0 comments

The style, Modern Farmhouse, could be described as a mix of old and new. Textures, comfort, natural materials from antique to industrial, yet spare on accessories describes both the interior design and  landscape design style. Wooden arbors, regional stone used for fieldstone steps and walls, and contemporary planters create the elements. Plant color...

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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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