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Late Fall Farm House Borders & Meadow

Late Fall Farm House Borders & Meadow

Posted on Nov 1, 2019 | 0 comments

It’s late October. Ornamental native grasses mixed with seedpods, late flowering white Boltonia, and varied foliage colors rule the meadow. In the house borders, Sedum “Autumn Joy” provides color combined with the lingering silver grey foliage of Russian Sage, Achillea, and the silvery fronds of the dwarf Fountain Grass.  “October ...

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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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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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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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