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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

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, along with water and soil, are the key components to promoting healthy plant growth. In most cases, perennial gardeners are looking for an abundance of blooms, so understanding how much sun a garden area receives is an important component […]

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How to Maintain and Care for your Trees

The Basics Trees need our attention to thrive!  Healthy roots are essential for growing healthy trees. Roots absorb water and nutrients for growth and help to stabilize trees so they don’t fall over. Trees reduce storm water runoff, reduce air […]

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