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“Garden Itis”

I suppose I truly developed this disease in my youth as I had a bedroom full of potted plants who were my only true friends, along with my shadow of a dog, Kenobi who was a full blooded German Shepherd and loyal as she was beautiful (they never tell your secrets).  I actually named all …

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“Can Someone Just Tell Me What to Plant?”

Yes! Yes, I can! There really is a solution this easy, call me and I will help you find the right plant for the job or the right solution for a problem. A landscape consultant can provide you with a list of plants that will thrive in odd spaces to an entire design from scratch. …

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How do I fix an overgrown bed?

The best you can do honestly is to edit. With my landscape design and consultation clients I always encourage that existing trees and shrubs be saved at all costs when they are healthy and can be managed proportional to the space. Unfortunately, huge shrubs that eat up your homes entry or block all the sun …

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A List of Garden Don’ts…

Wow, that sounds negative doesn’t it?  The truth is though that it may be a lot easier to just give you a list of garden don’ts than to give long pages of do’s.  Why?  Because you can do a lot of damage in a short time with the list of don’ts. My least favorite subject, …

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