Creating a Garden Sanctuary

A personal outdoor sanctuary is an important part of feeling connected to all of life. Each of us has been blessed with an innate need to celebrate and glorify life. At a most basic level, we honor the forces that came together to bring us into being by caring for our bodies and our souls. […]

Plant of the Month: Adirondack Crabapple

With a mature width of only 10-12’ and height of 16-18’, the Adirondack Crabapple is the perfect ornamental tree for narrow spaces and formal gardens.  This “crab” is profusely covered with dark carmine red buds in the spring that explode into fragrant, elegant white “apple blossom” flowers. It is one of the heaviest flowering crabapples […]

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Beautiful Ideas: The Magical Nature of Water

Lastly, integrating a pond and waterfall into a steep unusable or unsightly sloped portion of your property allows you to turn a negative into a positive and create a focal point and/or new favorite hideaway in the garden. It is possible to integrate the functional areas of your yard into the sloping section(s) by constructing […]

Plant of the Month: Itoh Peony

What is more beautiful than peonies? Nothing! Peonies are a traditional springtime plant that can light up a garden, even on a cloudy day. The Itoh Peony is hands down the best flowering plant available in May in our opinion. Now the Itoh Peony is not your typical peony. All of the things you love […]