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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.
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Professional Landscape Designer | Certified Horticulturalist

Easy Care Perennials from My Garden

Perennial Cornflower (Centaurea montana) sometimes called Perennial Bachelor’s Buttons. This amazing June blooming perennial will be at home in any garden.  Great for cottage gardens, perennial borders, and wildlife gardens. Very showy with upright stems holding colourful thistle-like blooms. This […]

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Let’s talk about those leafrollers!

When you see damage on Spring hydrangea leaves, it’s most likely leafrollers. At this time of year, leafrollers are tiny green caterpillars that take hydrangea leaves and either (1) glue the leaf edges together with silk webbing or (2) take […]

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Life Lessons from the Garden

Gardens teach us things about our lives and change who we are. After 50 years spent in gardens, I think I’ve gained a few tidbits of wisdom about gardening and life. From an early age, I understood gardening is like […]

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