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The Top Ten Hearty, Colorful Blooms for Your Garden

Throughout the northeastern region of the country (zones 2b to 7), you have a wide variety of blooms to choose from if you wish to add hearty, long lasting color to your garden.  Here are our Top 10 Favorites. Save … Continue reading

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Grow Your Own Herbs

Over the course of time, herbs have been used to flavor foods and beverages, perfume our homes and bodies, decorate our gardens, and treat our ills.  The utility of herbs can’t be measured. Here we share how you grow your … Continue reading

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TRELLISES AND CLIMBING PLANTS, VINES

Trellises offer charm even as they stand alone but, most people can’t wait to plant a climbing plant to enhance the trellis with natural beauty. Consider adding a trellis to your front or back yard, side yard, courtyard or walkway. … Continue reading

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UNDERSTANDING SOIL TYPES

For gardeners and property owners, there are up to five different soil types that you can utilize for lawn, garden and landscaping.  Each of the five is made up of a combination of three types of weathered rock particles: sand, … Continue reading

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Gardening in the wintertime…Grow some herbs!

Yes, it’s cold out. Yes, there is snow on the ground or if not, there will be soon. You sigh as you look out the window, missing the sunny days tending your garden. Well, that knack for nurturing green things … Continue reading

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Ideas for Autumn – Enhancing your home

The front porch and entryway is the place where your home makes a first impression. Let’s get this important asset to your home shined up and ready for the festive season, with visits from friends and family! Replace old hardware … Continue reading

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Trees and their Uses

Any landscape professional will tell you that trees can add a lot of interest to your property. They surely can, but there are also other benefits, like shade – and barriers from wind or noise. In fact, trees provide a … Continue reading

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ADDING SHADE TO YOUR PROPERTY

We love the summer sun, with the way it makes things like swimming pools, lemonade, and wildflowers enhance our summer days. But sometimes, it’s too hot, and we seek escape from that same sun that we love! If you want … Continue reading

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Flowers of the Northeastern United States

Despite the harsh winters throughout the northeastern region of the country, there are an abundance of plantings that are robust in color, of all shapes and sizes, that thrive despite their location.   They range from towering trees, bushes, and ground … Continue reading

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Creating the Ideal Landscape for your Home or Property

Most likely, everyone has a different vision of what the “perfect landscape” is. To that we would say the only requirement is that it needs to be unique to you and be something that YOU like! Your home is your … Continue reading

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