Bringing your Home to Life

House Plants Here we are in January.  I like to think of it as the 'clean slate' month.  All the holiday decorations have been packed away and the weather insists that I stay in and deal with the house.  I [...]

January 10, 2020|

Landscape Design: Benefiting From the Winter Season

Welcome to Winter…  Apart from the hustle and bustle of the busy holiday season, thoughts of the long winter months for most of us conjures up visions of white-knuckle driving on the roads and hunkering down at home in front [...]

January 10, 2020|

Leave Some Treats for the Birds

I always leave some of my perennials standing through the winter for  several reasons.  Various stems of taller plants poking up through the snow provide great winter interest along with other ornamental trees and shrubs.  More importantly, leaving plants up [...]

November 3, 2015|

Protect Trees and Shrubs from Damage this Winter

The two main culprits that do damage beside snow blowers and plows are critters like voles, mice, rabbits and deer and the weather.  Extreme cold, drying winds,  heavy snow, fluctuating temps and the sun all can cause damage. Burlap screening [...]

November 3, 2015|

Still Time to Winterize Your Garden

It may be cold and snowy already but it isn't too late to protect your trees and shrubs from our long winter.  The two main culprits that do damage beside snow blowers and plows are critters like voles, mice, rabbits and [...]

November 21, 2014|

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