Snippets Cutting Garden

ikeas ideas for a natural easter via www.pithandvigor.com
Posted by rochelle greayer |

Its in Swedish so you will have to allow google to translate for you but Ikea has some beautifully earthy ideas for easter on their...

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I have been meaning to share this arrangement for days now - but it (once again) has been one of those kind of weeks. The...

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lavender vs catmint for the perfect pruple edge www.pithandvigor.com
Posted by rochelle greayer |

Whether you have visited the south of France or just seen pictures you know how seductive those mounded purple rows of lavender can be.  But...

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Posted by rodney eason |

I am probably late to the party, but a couple of weeks ago, I stumbled across 'Café au Lait' dahlia. Have you grown this cultivar...

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There are two songs that I have been playing over and over this winter. One is by Andy Grammer and the other is by Ben...

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Yes, I am opening this week's blog with a line from that famous 80's hit by Men at Work. He just smiled and gave me...

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Last week, one of our staff, Will, called me in to show a new plant he had found. As I was first entering his office,...

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Posted by rochelle greayer |

We left our down coats in Colorado and flew to warm California last night and these beautiful cut flowers greeted us in our hotel. (This...

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I know I've shared with you my general ambivalence towards roses.  But I am softening - a little - primarily because I love rose hips....

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Posted by rodney eason |

Hopefully from the title of today's post, I have piqued your interest. What exactly do these three things have to do with one another, you...

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I cannot rave enough about this annual sage called 'Mulberry Jam.' We planted several small plants into the gardens at CMBG in mid May. Since...

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Posted by rochelle greayer |

Despite the rain, I am busy readying my home and garden to welcome friends and family for a rocking garden/ barn party this evening. It...

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Spring container planter tuplis and forsythia rochelle greayer www.pithandvigor.com
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I love changing out my containers for the seasons.  After many years of doing this sort of thing for clients on a large-scale, it is...

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  I discovered a fantastic new site for dry garden inspiration.  That Lambley Nursery and gardens in Victoria, Australia is on the other side of...

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Posted by rodney eason |

You may be thinking, "are you writing about a quince?" And "aren't those the plants my grandmother had growing out back with the thorns?" Yes,...

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In case you have not noticed a trend, I am being drawn to red hot colors and tropical foliage as the Maine winter comes in...

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When my wife and I first started dating 16 years ago, she revealed to me at some point that her dream car would always be...

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Posted by rochelle greayer |

I just came in the from the barn where I was getting ready for the second Studio 'g' workshop that we will hold later this...

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The Thanksgiving event was all I could have hoped for (and more) and I am so grateful that so many of you could come (we...

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Posted by rodney eason |

I have to admit that I made a mistake. I took for granted the beauty and appeal of the winterberry holly. Winterberry (Ilex verticillata) has...

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Over the past couple of weeks, the garden staff of Coastal Maine Botanical Garden has been getting together to walk around and critique each other's...

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