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Learn the Art of Planting Design using the Plants You Love this July

Learn the Art of Planting Design using the Plants You Love this July

Posted on Jun 25, 2020 | 0 comments

“The Art of Planting Design, Designing with the Plants You Love” will be explored on three virtual Wednesdays, July 15, 22, 29 (10am-2pm) with a site visit on Thursday, July 16. In this four-session tutorial course Maria von Brincken, landscape designer, will teach you the art of lay-out, plant combinations using color, and creating waves of bloom.

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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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Gardening at Dawn on a Summer-Like Day

Gardening at Dawn on a Summer-Like Day

Posted on May 29, 2016 | 0 comments

I love gardening at dawn on a summer morning. Cool enough to pull weeds, prune branches, deadhead, plant, lay mulch as I did this last weekend-of-May Sunday. Yet it’s warm enough for shorts and a tshirt. It’s a time of birdsong and quiet in the neighborhood. No noisy lawn mowers, leaf blowers, or power songs. Just the cool of the morning on my...

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Gardens — antidotes to the news

Gardens — antidotes to the news

Posted on Jun 1, 2013 | 1 comment

The garden is always there. You break your arm–struggle to keep up with work.  But the garden is always there.   The headlines here still speak of the Boston Marathon bombings, a broken Congress, terrible hurricanes in the Midwest, floods, and general mayhem. Those thoughts whirling in my head–I realized I needed to take time to be...

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Leaf Musings and Foliage Combinations

Leaf Musings and Foliage Combinations

Posted on May 18, 2013 | 1 comment

                            I think a lot about leaves.  Even if I wasn’t a landscape designer, I would still think a lot about leaves. Guess that makes me a leaf lover!  This spring, I enjoyed the progressing tapestry of new leaves in the woodland just outside my window. I really...

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