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Gardens – Landscape Design – Home Improvement

PUBLIC GARDENS IN CONNECTICUT

For all of us who have a great passion for creating unique landscapes and artistic gardens.

Get inspired by some of the gardens around our beautiful state! Not only will landscaping greatly improve your home’s value and curb appeal but spending time in a garden can bring about physical, mental, and social restoration.

My blog will have many tips, tricks, and “to-do” for your landscape projects.

Who doesn’t love a good  “before and after” photo!
 

 

Gardens: Tips, Tricks, and To-Do's

 

Full sun garden - West Simsbury, CT
Full sun garden – West Simsbury, CT

 

Sunken Gardens at Hillstead Museum, Farmington, CT
Sunken Gardens at Hillstead Museum, Farmington, CT

 

Perennial Beds - Peonies at Elizabeth Park, West Hartford, CT
Perennial Beds – Peonies at Elizabeth Park, West Hartford, CT

 

Laurel Ridge Daffodils, Wigwam Road in Litchfield, CT
Laurel Ridge Daffodils, Wigwam Road in Litchfield, CT

Gardens by Eileen Hostas

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Sunken Garden Hillstead Museum, Farminton, CT

 

Perennial Beds -Elizabeth Park, West Hartford, CT - orange day lilies, yarrow, daisies.
Perennial Beds -Elizabeth Park, West Hartford, CT – orange day lilies, yarrow, daisies.

Bird Bath Shade Garden

Private full sun garden - West Hartford, CT
Private full sun garden – West Hartford, CT

 

Private shade garden - West Hartford, CT - Hostas
Private shade garden – West Hartford, CT – Hostas

 

Greenhouse at Elizabeth Park, West Hartford, CT
Greenhouse at Elizabeth Park, West Hartford, CT

 

Coleus! Great for shade gardens to add bright color to a dark area of the garden.
Coleus! Great for shade gardens to add bright color to a dark area of the garden.

 

Patio gardening at its best! Private residence West Hartford, CT
Patio gardening at its best! Private residence West Hartford, CT

 

Garden shed, antique door, cedar wood roof will add charm to any garden!
Garden shed, antique door, cedar wood roof will add charm to any garden!

 

Tulmeadow Farm - great place to get flowers in West Simsbury
Tulmeadow Farm – great place to get flowers in West Simsbury

How to landscape a .25 acre lot to create a small paradise. West Hartford, Ct
How to landscape a .25 acre lot to create a small paradise. West Hartford, Ct
Rose Gardens - Elizabeth Park, West Hartford, CT
Rose Gardens – Elizabeth Park, West Hartford, CT

 

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Drake Hill Flower Bridge, Simsbury CT - Built 1892 -There are 62 flower boxes and the bridge used for pedestrian & bicycle only. Placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1984.
Drake Hill Flower Bridge, Simsbury CT – Built 1892 -There are 62 flower boxes and the bridge used for pedestrian & bicycle only. Placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1984. Simsbury being “bike friendly” many cyclists meet here to start their bike rides.

Shade Garden

Garden Tour Photos

 

Remove shrubs blocking view, much them, dig out roots and plant a garden.
Remove shrubs blocking view, much them, dig out roots and plant a garden.

 

 

Landscape Design, Gardens, DIY, Real Estate Improvement, Realtor, How to improve your curb appeal when selling your home.
How to improve your curb appeal when selling your home. Remove old planting and in with the new!

 


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