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    Landscape Design & Gardening Resource Guide | Seasonal Garden Interest

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    How to Manage Your Landscape in the Late Summer

    How do you make up for lost time late in the landscape season when your gardens have gotten away from you? There comes a time in everyone’s home management experience when their ...

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    The Importance of Understanding Available Sun for Your Garden

    Sunlight – like most critical gardening elements – is highly dynamic. The sun is constantly moving throughout the day, as well as from season to season. Add in human-influenced ...

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    A Fine Gardener Digs into the Truth About Soil

    It’s tough for soil to get any respect. To most people, it’s just dirt. But the truth is, soil is a miracle, a universe unto itself right under our feet. It may seem weird at ...

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    Getting Ready for Summer in Your Garden: 4 Tips to Prepare for Long Days & Heat Ahead

    Here’s a timeless gardening truth -- after spring cleanups are completed, and mulch is refreshed in the gardens, most homeowners do not do anything more to support or prepare ...

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    The Top 25 Perennial Picks for Peak Performance and Low Effort

    Okay, so maybe this month’s blog post title is a mouthful, but it’s an important one as we head toward peak growing season. Why? Because it’s all about the role of perennials in ...

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    2017: The Seasons in Review

    It’s that time of year when it’s interesting to look back and review all that’s happened in the past 12 months. Even in gardening and landscaping, a lot goes on. Now, I’m one of ...

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    Fall cleanup: What to do with all the leaves?

    To rake or not to rake – that has been the eternal question for homeowners every fall. Conventional thinking has always leaned toward picking up leaves; however, ...

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    Three Expert Steps To Assess Your Spring Landscape

    March 20th is the first day of spring and each first day of this season can be wildly different from the year before. We’ve had years where we’ve been tucked under six feet of ...

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    How to Weed your garden Like a Pro: Part II

    In Part I about weeding your garden like a pro, we discussed mindset and approach. Now, it’s time to demystify all those weeds. What are they all about anyway? I mean, why do they ...

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    15 Tips & Tricks to Help Prepare Your Commercial Landscape for Summer and Winter Months

    For many businesses located in regions that experience seasonal extremes, such as New England, landscape design for commercial properties can present a particularly vexing ...

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    Shade Gardens

    Shade Gardens - Flowers Accent a Lush Landscape This garden in Wellesley, Mass uses all manner of plants to make this landscape into a lush display of color. The carpet of green ...

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    Annuals Garden Landscaping Ideas

    Annual Gardens - Fall Interest Plants for your Planters There is nothing more beautiful than a planter refreshed with fall blooming annuals. Late summer can bring on a ratty look ...

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    Garden Ponds

    Garden Ponds - Cherry Blossoms & Water This Franklin, Mass pond is roughly 1800 gallons with a header pond and double spillway. The sounds of water and early spring peepers ...

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    Vines - Wisteria blossoming in May

    This Wisteria floribunda was planted about three years before I met this Newton, MA client. The vine wasn't flowering well and was completely covering this small pergola ...

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    Garden Walkways & Paths Ideas

    Walks & Paths - Oversizing Makes your Statement This beautiful Medfield, Mass home needed a front face lift. By mimicking the white brick front in the risers of the stoop and ...

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    Perennials - How to deadhead a Daylily

    How to deadhead a Daylily Yesterday, I spent an hour as the sun went down deadheading my daylilies. It was a gloriously quiet hour of reflection as I repeated the same action over ...

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    How to Divide Ornamental Grasses

    The Garden Continuum is back in action and excited for the 2012 gardening season! This week we wanted to video blog about ornamental grasses. We love to incorporate grasses in the ...

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    5 Must Do Landscape Tasks for the Spring Garden

    The chill in the air is back, but spring is here. This means there is work to do outside. If you wait until the picture perfect spring weather, you might find yourself with more ...

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    Landscape Field Videos: How to Fertilize Annuals

    How to Fertilize Annuals Summer annuals have a short growing season in New England so it's important to fertilize regularly in order to get the best performance from your ...

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    The Five "B"s of Winter Garden Interest

    Winter Garden Interest is VERY important to anyone living in a region, like New England, where snow is a regular occurrence. It is probably safe to say that January 2011 has ...

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    Winter Garden Interest: A New Way to See the Landscape

    Let's face it if you are living in New England (Massachusetts in particular) you and your garden are buried in snow...multiple feet of it.

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