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Lexi Dearborn

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Welcome to the Gabby Gardener. I’m Lexi Dearborn.
I’m excited to share with you posts on gardening, horticulture, planning, design, lighting and so much more.
Have a read and drop me a line if there’s something special you’d like more information on.

Professional Landscape Designer | Certified Horticulturalist

Dazzling Fall Colour. Must-Have Plants!

If you are looking for dazzling fall colour in your gardens, here are a few plants from my must-have list. Just remember, the more sunlight a plant receives directly on its foliage during the summer, the bright their fall colour will be.

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Watering Flowering Perennials | My Best Advice

What Are Flowering Perennials? A flowering perennial or simply called ‘a perennial’ is an outdoor plant that lives longer than 2 years. Perennials emerge in the spring after the snow is gone and temperatures warm, flower (at different times) throughout […]

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Ornamental grasses for your gardens. Love them or don’t!

Home gardening has changed in recent years with the increased use of ornamental grasses in design.  Grasses provoke very interesting responses from my clients. They either love ornamental grasses, or they don’t.  Why plant ornamental grasses? It’s hard to get […]

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