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Gardens getting started  // Before the jump off point, what should you consider, what is your timing and goals?

Tell Plant With Me What You Want, Then Begin Your Garden Journey

Tell Plant With Me What You Want, Then Begin Your Garden Journey

Who do you call on Long Island to help you with your gardens? The garden therapist at Plant With Me. I’m not really a therapist but I feel like one every time I arrive on someone’s property and they want me to tell them what they should do with this plant, that space or how […]

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Growing Gardens To Develop The Balance Between Living Spaces and Growing Spaces

Growing Gardens To Develop The Balance Between Living Spaces and Growing Spaces

The balance within a garden between elements is fragile. Plants, paths, rocks and objects all come together to demonstrate different aspect of life. Looking closely into, through and around gardens can be very telling. What is it you allow yourself to see or take the time to witness. Today I turned 45 years old and […]

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Pruning Never Ending On Long Island In New York And The Northeastern USA

Pruning Never Ending On Long Island In New York And The Northeastern USA

Pruning your trees and bushes around Long Island and the Northeastern United States seems as though it is never ending. I can say this because a large majority of the work I perform is restoring trees, gardens and landscapes around the North Shore of Long Island. Some of the pictures I put up into this […]

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The Art Of Pruning For Maintaining Value Around Your Property

The Art Of Pruning For Maintaining Value Around Your Property

The art of pruning around New York especially Long Island involves a great sensitivity to the diversity we can plant in this zone (7a). I have recently visited over 100 properties in the past three and a half months and everyone seems to have similar issues and questions. My gardens, landscapes and trees have gotten […]

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Gardens, Landscapes, Planting and Pruning On Long Island, New York properties

Gardens, Landscapes, Planting and Pruning On Long Island, New York properties

Planting and pruning your landscapes or gardens on Long Island, New York properties is a challenge more then ever before. As I drive around the different neighborhoods on Long Island, if it’s Old Westbury, East Northport, Roslyn, Plainview, Huntington Bay, Brookville, Smithtown, Glen Cove, Head Of The Harbor, Laurel Hollow, Melville, Fort Solonga or Commack […]

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Long Island Garden and Landscape Restoration Specialist Not Easy To Find

Long Island Garden and Landscape Restoration Specialist Not Easy To Find

In New York on Long Island, garden and landscape restoration specialist aren’t going to be found very easily. Even before we go into what these people do and why it is so difficult to find them I need to address how much homeowners need to learn to properly manage the gardens, trees and landscape that […]

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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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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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