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Garden Photography

Garden Photography Take a peek inside a gardeners world. Shade Plants Wildflower Meadows of Simsbury, CT Hostas, soloman seal Container Gardens for light shade. Coleus, Elephant Ears, New Guinea Impatiens, Potato Vine. Shoreline in Stonington CT Elizabeth Park Rose Gardens Lost Villiage of Pilfershire, West […]

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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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 […]

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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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Early April Gardening – Prepare Your Home to Sell!

Early April Gardening Home Staging for Outdoor Living Your complete Early April Gardening Checklist to get your property ready for the spring real estate market. EARLY APRIL GARDEN CHECKLIST Spring is on the way and the real estate market is in full swing. Many people […]

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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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Top 12 Ways Homeowners Sabotage the Sale of their Home

Top 12 Ways Homeowners Sabotage the Sale of their Home 1.    Overpricing your home. Don’t let your home sit on the market for months and become a stale listing. Most buyers are represented by a realtor who will protect them from bidding on a home […]

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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 […]

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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 […]