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michaelplant  // Posts published by michaelplant

Garden Design – Rocks And Stones As Ornamental Features, Before And After

Garden Design – Rocks And Stones As Ornamental Features, Before And After

Garden design incorporating large stones and rocks can enhance the landscape experience far beyond general expectations. Why is it large objects in our gardens gain so much attention? A better question is why are we generally fascinated by mountains, caverns, cliffs, the depth of the seas, the expanse of a desert, forrest, prairie, the plains, […]

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Garden Landscape Design Companies, How do you choose the one for you?

Garden Landscape Design Companies, How do you choose the one for you?

DO NOT JUDGE A GARDEN LANDSCAPE DESIGN COMPANY BY WHAT YOU SEE IN A NEWLY PLANTED, NEWLY INSTALLED PROPERTY. I just viewed an advertisement in a local marketing paper for a landscape and Masonry company. I went to their website and was embarrassed to view the pictures they chose to put on their website to […]

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Planting Around Ponds And Water Features (not just a watering hole)

Planting Around Ponds And Water Features (not just a watering hole)

Planting around ponds and water features can be one of the most exciting design adventures for landscape architects and designers. I can’t begin to tell you how much I want to design and build a running brook through my Daily Road property. The Daly Road house sits on 1.41 acres of land with a hill […]

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Gardening Journal Tracking the Plant And Tree Development Through Pictures, Digital Age

Gardening Journal Tracking the Plant And Tree Development Through Pictures, Digital Age

Tracking the development of plants and trees around your property should be a pastime all people should engage in. OK, now that I got the key first line of my article in place for Google to recognize me I can begin to have fun with all those people who visit the gardening world inside my […]

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Garden Landscape Design Ideas For New York And The Entire Planetary Garden

Garden Landscape Design Ideas For New York And The Entire Planetary Garden

Landscapes being cleaned up in New York on Long Island are slow to recognize that spring has arrived. Here I am looking out the window on the first day in April 2011 and what do I see? Forsythia that doesn’t want to open up for fear of catching a cold. Daffodils hesitant to look outside […]

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Hydrangeas Pruning And Designing In The Northeastern USA With Woody Ornamentals

Hydrangeas Pruning And Designing In The Northeastern USA With Woody Ornamentals

Long Island, New York, Suffolk and Nassau County homeowners who need garden designs, YO YO YO, what is with the snow in early spring? I have said before and I will say it again. We are in the midst of planetary climactic changes and it is so cool. Anyone who is unhappy with the snow […]

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Landscape Design Verses Garden Design On Long Island in New York (Watch Out For The Hidden Message)

Landscape Design Verses Garden Design On Long Island in New York (Watch Out For The Hidden Message)

In Suffolk and Nassau Counties on Long Island, Landscape design and Garden design seem to mean different things to different people. To be honest they are different. One refers to the marriage between hardscape, gardens and structures (landscape design) verses plants placed in a specific place in a certain order to function as an independent […]

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Pruning Gardens On Long Island In New York Need Care Before Buds Break

Pruning Gardens On Long Island In New York Need Care Before Buds Break

Who does ornamental pruning in Suffolk and Nassau County on Long Island? When do we need to begin pruning our gardens? What gets pruned right before the springtime bud break on Long Island? These are the questions and some of the most important answers will follow, but know that Plant With Me locating in Huntington, […]

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Springtime Flower Garden Designs For Long Island, NY and The Woodland Garden

Springtime Flower Garden Designs For Long Island, NY and The Woodland Garden

JUST PUT IT IN THE GROUND! I know it’s not that simple. I have been sitting around for days wondering how I would begin this article. I can’t begin to tell you how many times I wrote a few sentences down only to be disgusted by my ideas, the language, the approach and especially the […]

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Garden and Landscape Course For Long Island Homeowners and Weekend Worriers (Book-club format & Field Training)

Garden and Landscape Course For Long Island Homeowners and Weekend Worriers (Book-club format & Field Training)

SIGN UP TODAY TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT (in one of our classes) People On Long Island Have A NEW Educational Opportunity New Classes Every 5 Weeks To Learn And Help YOUR Gardens Grow With Michael Rosenberg of Plant With Me If you are interested, reserve your spot today by contacting us today at, Office/Cell # […]

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Plant With Me’s First Gardening Article Being Published in Entertainment This Week on Long Island in New York

Plant With Me’s First Gardening Article Being Published in Entertainment This Week on Long Island in New York

The following has been edited to fit into my exact language for this website. The publication took some liberties which I was aware of. Landscapes Gone Wild: My, What Big Plants You Have! Most people who have owned a home on Long Island for five years, ten years, or like myself fourteen plus years, are amazed at how […]

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New York Shade Gardens And Their Plants – Just Another Type Of Family

New York Shade Gardens And Their Plants – Just Another Type Of Family

Diversity in garden design and the variations of plant combinations is like attending a grand family event such as a wedding. The short cousins, the tall uncle, the aunt with the hair on her chin and all the new young couples beginning their own emotional adventures. There are so many different types of people that […]

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Landscaping In New York With Hedges Around Your Property – Winged Euonomous, Burning Bush

Landscaping In New York With Hedges Around Your Property – Winged Euonomous, Burning Bush

Were to begin, with the end of February on the horizon, it can be overwhelming. The number of topics, questions and management concerns in the late winter and early spring are greater than any other time of the year. I have thought about this long and have decided to begin a series on plants to […]

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Landscape Design Ideas: Designing For The New York Garden Walk

Landscape Design Ideas: Designing For The New York Garden Walk

Garden walks have the ability to take us on unexpected journeys. Depth, perception and mystery, coupled with light and dark, create pathways through our gardens that can change how we think (therefore change how we feel). The garden walk can be like exploring an unknown wooded area. There is an underlying excitement that runs through […]

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Tree Care Maintenance Lesson #1 (Marketing Language, Buyer Beware)

Tree Care Maintenance Lesson #1 (Marketing Language, Buyer Beware)

Here I am again during a short month in New York, preparing myself for the springtime explosion of growth and business. I am going to begin with what your trees, gardens and landscapes truly need to stay healthy, happy and full of beneficial elements to sustain themselves. Plant With Me promotes education. Through knowledge, good decisions […]

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