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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 tired. Now is the time to tidy up the yard, […]

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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 the perfect house but the yard is lacking in design, […]

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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 and colorful. If you followed the June Gardening Checklist you […]

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 get a handle on them. Perhaps the garden is now […]

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May Gardening Checklist

May Gardening Checklist PERENNIAL GARDEN:     May is the time to select your flowering perennials to have a progression of bloom from spring to fall. Transplant ground-covers including English Ivy, Myrtle, Lily of the Valley, Pachysandra & Ajuga.  Stake elongating stalks of Peonies in early May to prevent “flopping” – use special peony rings. […]

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Connecticut Flower and Garden Show – Landscape Design

Connecticut Flower and Garden Show Landscape Design Enjoy the photos of the Connecticut Flower and Garden Show in Hartford, CT!           Landscaping with Water Features and Stone Walls                      Connecticut Growers, spring annuals and bulbs.   This eclectic collection of wares by […]

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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 ground has frozen. _ Dig up Dahlia Bulbs. _ Hostas […]

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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 a plant went in being mindful of sun vs shade […]

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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 in the spring you can move them around without shocking […]