How To Design and Landscape a Small Yard

How to design a garden in small yards. This is a small yard in West Hartford, Ct – .25 acres transformed into a private backyard oasis. How to transform your small yard into a beautiful outdoor living space. Are you considering downsizing to a small […]

Simsbury Garden Tour

Simsbury Connecticut Garden Tour

    Simsbury CT Garden Tour 2019 – second showing by popular demand! Tour the private gardens of Eileen Anderson and Paul Howard at 204 Westledge Rd, West Simsbury, CT 06092 Monday July 15, 2019 – 9am-1pm. Bring the family and friends and get some […]

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Tips for Gardening on a Shady Slope

Gardening on a Slope with a Water Feature. What better way to in increase the value of your home than to create a peaceful oasis in your backyard? One of my real estate clients asked me for some advice on his backyard garden and hired […]

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Get Your Home Ready for Sale – Fall Gardening Tips

Fall Gardening Tips To Get Your Home Ready To Sell! Fall Real Estate Market Tips For Home Staging Your Outdoor Living Areas The fall real estate market is upon us and you are getting ready to sell your home. Your lawn and gardens are looking […]

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Shade Gardens That Inspire!

Shade Gardens That Inspire Home Improvement and Home Staging with Shade Gardens Whether you are in the market for a new home or selling one, landscaping can make or break the deal. If you are in the market for a new home and come across […]

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Elizabeth Park Rose Gardens West Hartford

Historic Rose Gardens at Elizabeth Park The Elizabeth Park Rose Garden  has an impressive history.  It is the oldest municipal rose garden in the United States dating  back to 1904. Elizabeth Park is a beautiful park that crosses the Hartford-West Hartford line. The rose garden […]

June Landscaping and Gardening Checklist

June Landscaping Garden Checklist

June Gardening to-do List Useful tips! June Landscaping & Garden Checklist June Landscaping: A great time to boost your plants with some fertilizer and add annuals for summer color all season long. The weeds are now showing up and it is a good time to […]

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May Gardening Checklist

May Gardening Checklist PERENNIAL GARDEN:     May is the time to select your flowering perennials to have a progression of bloom from spring to fall. Transplant ground-covers including English Ivy, Myrtle, Lily of the Valley, Pachysandra & Ajuga.  Stake elongating stalks of Peonies in […]

Litchfield Daffodil Fields

Laurel Ridge Daffodil Farm, Litchfield CT

Keep and eye out for the timing of this year’s display of daffodils at Laurel Ridge Farm in Litchfield, CT! See all the things to do in Litchfield, Ct while you are there. Check out the  Livingstone Ripley Waterfowl Conservancy Falconry Experiences.