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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

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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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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Unravel the mystery of reading plant tags

Reading plant tags can feel a bit overwhelming, however, the information on a plant tag is important. It’s the key to helping you successfully select plants for your home gardens and containers. Let’s see if we can ‘unravel the mystery’ […]

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