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Kathleen in Virginia

“I know so much more about planting design - what to consider, how to do it, how to organize it all, and I have the actual design started!”

Sandy in England

“without this course I would be stalled for sure! To say I am inspired is an understatement!”

ANDie in washington

“I love the concept of developing your garden style so that it becomes the guide for everything that is used. I look at my garden with a new eye.”

Georgene in California

“without the course I'd have a garden with way too many plants in a hodge-podge system at that.”

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I'm a garden designer on TV and IRL.  I'm also and author, entrepreneur and activist who thinks she can save the world by teaching everyone a little something about landscape design. 


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Hey Guys!   As I’ve been planting lots of bulbs this year, many of you have been sending your bulb planting questions in DM’s and emails, and asking in my garden design classes, and I’ve even had a couple text messages (from those near and dear enough to have that #).  I thought I’d round them […]

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Cut it or keep it - Maintaining a new naturalistic garden

It’s that time of year when smart garden makers are winding down and turning their efforts towards “cleaning up” and “putting things to bed”. How to take care of a naturalistic design?

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Things have come to a head - Its all battery power from now on - by Rochelle Greayer of Pith and Vigor

I’d like to be able to tell you that the #1 reason I’m excited to switch to battery powered garden tools as much as possible, is because of my concerns over fossil fuels and their contribution to climate change.   But I’d be lying.  That’s my #2 reason.  The number #1 reason is because until now, […]

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allium bulbs - how to plant a spring bulb cutting garden

As I am creating my own spring bulb cutting garden this year, I have written down some tips to help you choose your own bulbs. The goal here is to grow your own materials for beautiful spring floral arrangements for your home while also creating a pretty display in your garden.

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get inspired by rhododendrons

Relocating to New England from England about four years ago seemed, at the time, (and often still does) like the landscape equivalent of a chef moving from Paris to Poughkeepsie. More than anything, I get frustrated by the overuse of a relatively small palette of plants. The primary target of my irritation is the rhododendron. […]

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Ms. Waiters demonstrated yard sweeping in the yard of her neighbor, Ms. Cora  Robinson, the only person in the neighborhood who still swept her yard in the 1980s. 

The idea of a lawn free front garden isn’t the exclusive domain of water-worried environmentally minded modern gardeners… it was originally the very practical design of slaves in the south.  And as you can imagine, there are some very compelling reasons why these gardens can and should inspire us today.

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