Tag Archives: Plants

In the Garden, Part 2…


Why have all these plants? As I’ve said in past posts, initially it was for the energy control- wind, water, air pollution, views, and enjoyment. Since we are about ½ mile from I-295 and 1 ½ miles from the NJ … Continue reading

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Gardens in June-Restoration of The Lost Lake


This is a major project so we are having my grandson, Tom, help us a couple hours each week. He’s doing a lot and we are thrilled. We’ll redo some edges, finish the waterfall, and add the new pump this … Continue reading

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The Garden, of Course!


What are we doing? In spring, we are always extremely busy but this year we are even more so. Emily was very ill last year and only minimal garden work was done. This year we are replacing, repairing, and moving … Continue reading

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The Lush Garden


Being outside in the spring and summer, I always think of my parents. We used to share when our flowers and plants came out and have to visit each other just to see them. We did it all the time … Continue reading

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Early Spring Garden Work


NOTE: see my last post on this table… Here are some pictures to show the grass starting to grow through the burlap and the 2’ x 4’ vegetable table. So far, they both have endured heavy rains, winds, high and … Continue reading

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Spring is Here!


March 26th, 2014 We can’t be too sure with the wildly fluctuating weather recently but the calendar says it is… That said, tomorrow may be in the low sixties and I’ll plant some cold weather veggies in the new veggie … Continue reading

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Fall Colors in Our Gardens


We designed the gardens to have 4 season interest in plants viewed from the house. This is the English Landscaping Method. Different types of plants and views are done in this manner with very little seen from the roadway. Initially, … Continue reading

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