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Lexi Dearborn


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

Let’s talk about those leafrollers!

When you see damage on hydrangea leaves, it’s most likely leafrollers. Leafrollers are tiny green caterpillars that take hydrangea leaves and either (1) glue the leaf edges together with silk webbing or (2) take a single leaf and roll it […]

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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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How much sun does my garden receive? And, why is this so important?

Sun, water, and soil are vital to promoting healthy plant growth. Perennial gardeners usually want abundant blooms, so understanding how much sun a garden area receives is important to select ‘the right plant for the right location.’ When plants that […]

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