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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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July Gardening Checklist

  July Gardening Checklist How to care for PERENNIALS, HERBS, ROSES ANNUALS, & VEGGIES during the month of July: July Gardens are by far the most beautiful! Many perennials are in bloom at the same time and then annuals you installed are now getting full […]

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 […]

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October Gardening & Lawn Maintenance

 GARDEN _ Plant bulbs so their tops are at a depth equal to three times their height. Plant tip side up. _ Rodents eat tulip & crocus bulbs but avoid daffodils. _ Cut Peonies down to ground level & destroy leaves. _ Mulch Roses when […]

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Garden Tour Photos Are Here!

 Garden Club Tour  Private Garden ~ West Simsbury Hello fellow gardeners! I would love to say that my gardens are full of exotic plants and a carefully thought out design but it is neither. The truth be told wherever I found a spot of dirt […]

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September Gardening Checklist

Here is your September gardening checklist for fall clean up, plant division, and lawn maintenance. PERENNIAL GARDEN: _ I like to have “holding bed” ready with good soil to divide plants an store them for spring before starting my annual division of overgrown plants. Then […]

August Gardening Checklist

August Gardening Checklist

AUGUST GARDENING CHECKLIST   Deadhead all your perennials and annuals! Deadheading throughout the garden season improves a plant’s appearance, controls reseeding, and redirects a plant’s energy from seed production to root and vegetative growth.   For some plants it will  prolongs the bloom period and can […]

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Selling this Spring? Tidy Up The Yard! Early April Garden To-Do List…

Early-APRIL Gardening Checklist:PERENNIAL GARDEN:Dig, divide & replant clumps of overgrown ornamental grasses.Poor drainage often leads to root disease.Fertilize perennial beds with Flower Tone for full healthy plants & super blooms.Protect irises from iris borer by raking away old foliage & disposing of it.  ROSE CARE:Prune roses […]

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Landscape Design Part 1 – Field Before & After

  Thinking of buying a new home, investment property or perhaps a foreclosure but the landscape projects seem to be daunting? Are you worried you won’t get any return on your investment? With a little vision and some sweat equity you can turn a property […]

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How To Make A Stone Wall With No Steps Skipped!

How to Make a STONE WALL With No Steps Skipped! by Eileen Anderson This particular area is on a shady slope where there is water run off. This would be a perfect spot for a french drain under the stone wall. A french drain is […]