When the first warm days of this long awaited spring arrive, it will be pure joy to go outside and work in our gardens! With the continuous snow melt and warmer temperatures it will be important to check the status of your plants — gradually uncover the winter debris to reveal emerging growth. The abundant mounds ofContinue reading “Getting Ready for Spring!”
Savor the shadows of spring. Welcome her first blooms (tommy crocus). See sunshine in everything (yellow amur adonis). These sure signs of spring mean it’s time to start thinking about your gardens. Spring maintenance plans, enhanced gardening beds, new flowers and shrubs, adding pathways and patios. It’s time to imagine the possibilities!
This winter has certainly tried even the most patient of us–mounds and mounds of snow, grey days, and deep relentless cold. Take heart, some meteorologists are predicting a milder start to spring this year–ok maybe it’s not all based on science, but I am going to hang on to this an early, warm spring withContinue reading “Are you ready for some spring color?!?”
Stand-alone perennials can be pleasing to look at, but to make a garden sing, it’s the interplay of colors, textures and forms that create grand crescendos! Perennial combinations create visual symphonies, and the pure serendipity can seem wonderful, especially when plants entwine and the colors vibrate and echo each other. But, it takes real planningContinue reading “A Concert of Summer Perennials”