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Lexi Dearborn

Hello!

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

Native plants encourage songbirds and caterpillars to your gardens

Selecting native plant species for home gardens has become a popular trend over the last decade. It’s a shift in the way we think about our residential garden designs.  Most gardeners believe ‘traditional English plants’ are the only flowers for […]

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My Top 10 ‘Wild and Crazy’ Client Requests!

As I start into my 23rd year as a landscape designer, I got to thinking about all the wild and crazy ideas clients have requested as part of their landscape projects.

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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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