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Layered Gardens for Outdoor Living Spaces Bringing Serenity

Layered Gardens for Outdoor Living Spaces Bringing Serenity

Garden design for outdoor living spaces creates Zen-like serenity in shade, full sun or everything in between. The question is which word in that first sentence resonates with you. Pick the word and then your on your way. Outdoor, living, Zen, serenity, shade, sun, garden, design, spaces. Which word you choose begins your personal journey. […]

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Garden Management: Neglecting The Trees, Gardens and General Landscape Wastes Money

Garden Management: Neglecting The Trees, Gardens and General Landscape Wastes Money

Garden management saves time, increases value and improves quality of life. Neglecting your gardens, trees and plants can lead to tremendous waste in money and time (growing time). If you know me you know my passion for creating the sustainable growing environment. In an ever increasing contrived gardening world the long term goal has to […]

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Springtime Paradise In Danger (Restoration of Hydrangeas and Butterfly Bush)

Springtime Paradise In Danger (Restoration of Hydrangeas and Butterfly Bush)

Springtime Paradise In Danger, focusing on restoration of Hydrangeas and Buddelia (Butterfly Bush), brings us out of this 2014 early springtime, below freezing temperatures, and nearing the end of Spring. In all my years I have never seen such a severe dieback on Hydrangeas around long Island in New York. There have been other dramatic […]

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Plantwithme.com Articles About To Be Posted

Plantwithme.com Articles About To Be Posted

New Articles to challenge your gardening senses. I have been under cover for the past seven months and am back to expand your gardening and landscape horizons. Get ready for a new direction that will reopen old doors and present new doors to be ventured through. I look forward to everyone joining me as we […]

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Sod Verses Seed To Create The Lawn Of Your Dreams

Sod Verses Seed To Create The Lawn Of Your Dreams

Lawns: What’s the value of laying sod verses dropping seed? This and so many other gardening and landscaping questions should be approached strictly from an economic standpoint. What is the cost over a 10 year period? To answer this question there is some information needed so an understanding of value is created. Sod comes from […]

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Learn From The Expert: Garden Design, Garden Management, Pruning and Plant Care

Learn From The Expert: Garden Design, Garden Management, Pruning and Plant Care

Classes for Gardening and Landscaping in the Northeastern USA. How do I manage and maintain my gardens for longterm care and value? This is the ultimate inquiry that Michael Rosenberg @ Plant With Me works to achieve every day, out and about in his and his clients gardens and landscapes. Hi everyone. It has been […]

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Gardens: Places Of Meditation, Reflecting On The Lives We Choose To Live

Gardens: Places Of Meditation, Reflecting On The Lives We Choose To Live

What is a Meditation Garden? In simple terms meditation gardens are places of worship. I don’t mean to offend anyone but truth be told the middle of the forest is a meditation garden. You could debate language and ideas all day. Solitude with the sounds and smells of things not man made are generally considered […]

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How Gardens Grown And Develop All Depends On The Human Touch

How Gardens Grown And Develop All Depends On The Human Touch

How do gardens develop is my topic of the hour. To keep this article clear and clean I will lay out some focus questions that everyone needs to consider before addressing how gardens develop. For the purpose of this article Gardens will be defined as, deliberately chosen areas with plants in and or around  said areas. Now […]

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How Do You Prune Your Property For Long Term Value?

How Do You Prune Your Property For Long Term Value?

How do you prune your property for long term value? This needs to be the question everyone investing in their property must address. Don’t stop reading now this is where it gets all juicy. Have you planted your property yourself, have you hired someone to design and install the landscape for you or have you […]

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Garden Structures Transforming Landscapes: Augmenting Natures Outdoor Living Spaces

Garden Structures Transforming Landscapes: Augmenting Natures Outdoor Living Spaces

Garden structures transform landscapes while augmenting natures outdoor living spaces. For many it is hard to imagine how pieces of nature and man made elements combine to create inviting environments. At this moment you don’t need to imagine. The following picture(s) will give you that which you may not be able to see on your […]

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Flowers Blooming around Long Island, New York In June – Popping Early

Flowers Blooming around Long Island, New York In June – Popping Early

Flowers blooming around Long Island in New York are demonstrating signs of Popping early. The warm weather this area had in April following a warm winter has really pushed the trees,perennial and woody ornamentals timetable for emerging flowers. There are many examples of unusual early emerging flowers but none as obvious as my Clematis “Jackmanii” […]

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The Choices We Make Are Not Set In Stone, Garden Design 101

The Choices We Make Are Not Set In Stone, Garden Design 101

Garden Design 101 begins and ends with the choices we make based on an infinite number of variables. These choices are first based on internal motivation which I can’t readily define. Definitions of internal motivation are near impossible due to the complexity of the chemical composition we are made up of as human beings. Moving on. […]

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Once Flowering In NY On Long Island Begins, How To Keep Blooming

Once Flowering In NY On Long Island Begins, How To Keep Blooming

Keeping your property on Long Island in bloom once it all starts flowering becomes the goal of many homeowners. Hi everyone. Get ready for me to blow your gardening mind. I am your friendly neighborhood Tree Sculptor/Garden Designer/Spacial Relationship Expert/Certified Arborist/Garden Restoration Specialist/Master Gardener/Lover of Nature and the elements that challenge our environment/Best Garden Management […]

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Springtime Flowers In And Around Long Island, New York

Springtime Flowers In And Around Long Island, New York

Springtime flowers in and around Long Island in New York, as well as the surrounding states, is something that most people heavily anticipate. You don’t have to be a gardener to appreciate the presence of Cherry Trees in flower or a mass planting of yellow and white Daffodils. It is the beginning of April and […]

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The Manipulation Of Light In And Around Your Gardens and Landscape

The Manipulation Of Light In And Around Your Gardens and Landscape

When restoring and redesigning gardens, considering how light travels through, in and around your trees and plants can make all the difference. What I mean to say can most be demonstrated through pictures. I hope you can see my point. ENJOY Now everyone may or may not see the long view here but it is […]

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