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Tips for Gardening on a Shady Slope

Gardening on a Slope with a Water Feature. What better way to in increase the value of your home than to create a peaceful oasis in your backyard? One of my real estate clients asked me for some advice on his backyard garden and hired me to create a  peaceful place to rest on a […]

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Simsbury CT Living!

    Simsbury Living! Simsbury CT has wonderful restaurants and historic taverns. The landscape and country roads are perfect for hiking, cycling, and x-country skiing. 1. Farms and Vineyards Tulmeadow Farm in West Simsbury is always filled with people stopping for ice cream and local produce. A nice place to socialize on a hot summer […]

Cycling in Connecticut

Cycling in Simsbury CT – West Simsbury to Massachusetts

This is one of my all time favorite bike rides  in CT.  Starting in West Simsbury and heading north on Old Farms Road winding your way though country roads and horse farms in Granby CT. Take Mort Vining Hill road up to Massachusetts then stop for lunch at Red Riding Hood Restaurant. Continue home on […]

Landscape Design Part 3 Bluestone Patio

Landscape Design Part 3 – Bluestone Patio – Before and After

  Below is the Bluestone Patio BEFORE   The patio was very small surrounded by an 8 foot high hedge of yews. There was no view at all of the pond and no way to walk around the house. The was no thought put into the pattern. There were weeds growing in between all the […]