Do you know why succulents are power plants? It’s because they are incredibly flexible and forgiving. Flexibility is always appreciated. When a plant is able to reproduce, live with little water, grow inside or outside we can safely call them flexible. Preproduction is not only fun but it’s also artistic and cost-efficient, All you have… Continue reading Why Succulents are Power Plants
If you have a shady garden, do you have a fern living in there? If not, why? It is the PERFECT shady plant! With a wide variety of colors, sizes, textures and looks, I promise that there is the right match to blend and compliment your garden. It only takes a short hike through the… Continue reading Why Ferns are the PERECT Shade Plant
White flowers and complex leaves define this simple and beautiful plant. I planted this flower about 4 years ago in my front yard, divided it 2 years ago for the backyard, and it is still strong and vibrant. It is beautiful next to a pond or planted with Solomon Seal and Hosta. I encourage you… Continue reading Anemone Canadensis… Tricky to Say, Easy to Plant!
Well, I hate to say it but it is definitely time to bring in your plants from outside. There are two kinds of potted plants – outdoor and indoor. For the outdoor pots, you need to determine if your plant will come back like grasses. All you need to do is cut them back, move… Continue reading When to Repot Your Plants
This shed is at our Gallery in Kittery, Maine and was originally the chicken coop on the property. It is located at the back of the property between the Black Birch restaurant and our amazing patio built by Hale’s Landscaping. When we first bought the property, my girls were 6 and 9 and decided that this should… Continue reading Throwback Thursday: The Shed!
Strawberry Banke Museum in Portsmouth, NH is a magical place to be. When you walk by, you can enjoy the gardens but did you also know that they are all historic or heirloom plants? Carefully maintained by John Forti and a long list of volunteers, these plants also create a visual feast and accent the historic… Continue reading Tuesday’s Talk: Create a Modern & Historic Garden