Janie McCabe, owner of M.J. McCabe Garden Design and popular shoreline landscape and garden designer, has recently been selected for a Colorblends spotlight on the website Bulb Design Notes. “We reached out to three designers whose work we admire and asked if they’d be willing to share the thinking behind some of their successful springContinue reading “Janie McCabe Selected for Colorblends Spotlight”
Tag Archives: Perennials
Make It Tulips!
Tulips are truly a breath of fresh air — like taking in the fragrance of sheets off the clothesline. For early spring color and sheer garden abundance, nothing beats a bed of willowy tulips in full bloom. A undulating sea of tulips will certainly lift your spirits after any lingering grey of winter. Generally, tulipContinue reading “Make It Tulips!”
Getting Ready for Spring!
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!”
A Concert of Summer Perennials
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”