Posts Tagged ‘perennials’

Creative Combinations You'll Love!

It's always exciting to visit somewhere new, and this past week I found myself in Des Moines, Iowa. The first few days were spent filming a series of videos on container gardening for Garden Gate magazine (more on that exciting news soon) but on my last day I had time to visit the Greater Des…

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Small Garden Re-Imagined: Buffalo Style

Do you like garden tours? I try to go to a few local ones each year, but this summer I had the opportunity to attend what can only be described as a garden tour on steroids – Garden Walk Buffalo. More than 400 private and public gardens in Buffalo, NY are open for self guided…

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Pinterest Peer Pressure – baring it all!

I thought it would never happen. Sunshine finally arrived in Seattle for two days in a row! Enough time to get 21 yards of mulch on the garden and persuade me to take some photographs. To celebrate that spring may finally be reaching us I thought I'd share some of the early season color that…

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Evolution, Renovation and Rejuvenation – Revisited

I originally published this post in November 2011 on my old blog and continue to see the images re-pinned on Pinterest as well as receiving emails about the custom trellis design. Since it clearly struck a chord with so many I decided to re-post it here, with larger photographs, some new images and minor text…

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Designing with Fall Foliage

As the PNW braced for the predicted hurricane force winds, most homeowners dashed to the store for candles, groceries and chocolate. Essentials. What did I do? Grabbed my coat, wellies and camera then ran outside between rain squalls to take photos of the garden while there were still some leaves on the trees! I can't…

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