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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

Landscape construction is like a train!

I’ve always thought of landscape construction much like a really big, long train. There’s a heavy locomotive (or maybe two) leading the way with box cars following along behind, all trudging its way down the tracks. And, sometimes there’s a […]

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Life Lessons from the Garden

Digging 50 years of Gardening Plant a seed and it will grow! It always amazes me that a seed can grow in the most adverse conditions. The dandelion grows in the crack of an asphalt driveway. The acorn seedling pushes […]

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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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