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A Terraced Hillside Garden
A hillside garden on the Hudson River in Saugerties, New York, tames a steep slope with terraced gardens. See it here.
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published on August 20, 2013
Jen Kettell’s Practical Pruning Advice
Pruning, always a debatable, mysterious topic. Is it more art than science? Or is it more science? Jen Kettell, horticulturist at Harvard's Arnold Arboretum, gives some practical, black-and-white tips here.
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published on January 31, 2013
Tiffany Woods
The Steinhardt property in Bedford, New York, has a Japanese Maple woodland garden with 6 species, 350 varieties and over 400 specimen trees and many other stunning features including other rare trees and groundcovers. Check them out here.
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published on November 06, 2012
A Potter's Garden
Frances Palmer's circular flower garden is a tool for her business, Frances Palmer Pottery. Read here how she uses the flowers, mostly dahlias, for inspiration and marketing. She also tells secrets of growing them. Plus, check out her non-conventional veggie garden. You can visit her garden.
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published on August 22, 2012
Flower Power
What helps good gardens grow? To some, like the Hildebrants, it's hard work because want an enjoyable life and are willing to work on their own land for it. This small backyard was carved from forest and is entirely garden. Check it out.
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published on July 24, 2012
Wildly Wonderful
Ellen and Eric Petersen’s garden in Stanfordville, New York, is a gathering place of plants from friends and colleagues around the country. There, ornamentals mix and mingle with natives on an enclosed 6.5 acres with woodland as backdrop.
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published on July 14, 2012
Winterizing Trees
Here's why and how to winterize certain trees, shrubs and perennials. Horticulturist Myron of Shanti Bithi Nursery in Connecticut gives details.
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published on December 19, 2011
Rocky Hills – An Avante-garde Woodland Garden
There is a woodland garden in Chappaqua, New York, like no other planted with collections of Dawn Redwood and Japanese maple, collections of magnolia, conifers, rhododendron, azalea, and Spanish bluebells and forget-me-nots everywhere. Check it out here.
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published on October 21, 2011
A Garden Made with Passion
In the garden of Constantine and Sally Kallas, dedication of a lifetime is evident. Theirs is a story of evolution – a story of discovery of what the land held, fate, observation and understanding, actionable acquiescence and clearing the land, but most of all Determination and Passion. Click here to learn more and see photos.
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published on September 07, 2011
Topography Got Problems?
When do you hire a landscape designer or a landscape architect? What are the differences other than a landscape architect being licensed? DIG IT! posed these questions to Diane Devore, principal of Devore Associates, an award-winning landscape architecture firm in Fairfield, Connecticut.
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published on July 08, 2011
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