Simsbury Connecticut Garden Tour – Before and After Photos!

Simsbury Garden Tour



Simsbury CT Garden Tour

Enjoy the transformation of this distressed property. Before and after photos of the private gardens of Eileen Anderson and Paul Howard in West Simsbury, CT.

Here are some garden ideas for your home or business landscaping featuring shade gardens, wildflower gardens, stone walls/stone steps, water features (pond and stream), perennial beds, annuals, container gardens, front walkway garden, fields of ferns, oramental grasses, wildflowers,ornamental trees and shrubs, and bluestone patio ideas.

Field of invasive wild roses turned into a lawn.
Field of invasive wild roses turned into a lawn.
Removing the 43 Yews blocking the view. Installed garden with view of pond.



After clearing the field of overgrowth a pile of vines and rocks were left behind. I had the stone wall built along with a firepit by the pond for those winter skating days.


Side yard with weeds, invasive roses, trees covered in grape vines, poison ivy, and bittersweet. Removed them all and planted garden.



Additional contributions for homeowners and sellers from top real estate bloggers:

Landscaping your Home on a Budget by Karen Highland

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Home Staging and Sale Preparation by Bill Gassett

Summer Curb Appeal Tips by Luke Skar

How to Choose Outdoor Lighting by Eric Jeanette

How to Improve Your Curb Appeal in 8 Simple Steps by Sharon Paxson

Gardening Tips When Selling Your Home by Geoff Southworth


Additional reading:

How To Make A Stone Wall With No Steps Skipped!


June Landscaping Garden Checklist

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