Trees

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I have been experimenting with citrus in my zone 5/6 home for the last few years.  I can't say that I have mastered the science...

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We have promised some friends a wooded corner of our property to use in tree-house experiments.   We already have a tree-house in progress of...

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It has taken me many many years to get to a place where I can write this post from personal experience.  When my husband and...

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I am putting the final touches on plans for my next travel adventure.  While this trip will be largely work driven (meeting people, visiting the...

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Carolyn Chadwick is a master of making beautiful feminine gardens -- one of my all time favorite dream gardens was designed by her and it...

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If I were without a job, a bit younger, not married with a house and two kids, a cat and a soon to be puppy,...

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It's Murphy's Law -- with all hope lost for winter and on a tip from a friend, we went straight from the bus stop to...

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Time and again I re-prove to myself the belief that, in design, anything - and I mean ANYTHING -  IF DONE IN ENOUGH QUANTITY -...

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Any ideas what this is?  I am in love with the clusters and I am so hopeful that one of you can share with me...

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I love Mondays and the fresh starts that they bring each week.   This morning, while I organize my notes and pictures from a weekend...

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dusty rose plant palette
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I was struck this morning when I opened up the latest email from Avant Gardens. These plants were part of the mix that they are...

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The leaves are falling in New England, sadly, this year with little show.   I am not sure what environmental factors make for a dull leaf season,...

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Are you ready to continue to the Latin series?  B is going to go quickly -- unless you can spark me with another Latin 'B'...

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I fell in love with Larix about 5 years ago when I came across a stunner of a specimen in a clients garden.  It was...

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Here is something I learned this winter:  My citrus trees (I have an orange tree that was a mothers day gift about 4 years ago...

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Hashing through the images from the Chelsea Flower Show, I continue to pick up on trends.....(which I will share in another post) and some great...

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Simple is anything but simple.  Simple's (the artists name is simply, Simple) garden art is actually quite exciting.  My favorite is his collection of espaliered...

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Good Morning! Have you seen this beautiful video? I am curious -- is this as inspiring to you as it is to me?

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I maybe a complete horty dork, but I am found the trees in Westminster Abbey to be nearly as breath-taking as Catherine and rest of...

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That is Stone Pine (or Umbrella Pine) and Seven Sons Tree (or Northern Crape Myrtle).  I've planted neither, but that isn't stopping me from obsessing....

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How much CO2 is actually absorbed by a tree? Nitipak Samsen has designed a tool to measure.  The tree measuring tape translates how much CO2...

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