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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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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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Great perennials for shade, that are not hostas

When we think about planting in shade, most people think hostas. However, hostas are not everyone’s ‘Cup of Tea.’ There are a number of really great perennial plants that thrive in shade and are fun to mix and match with […]

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