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Garden Survival 101, Protecting Against The Next Hurricane Sandy

Garden Survival 101, Protecting Against The Next Hurricane Sandy

Designing and managing your gardens and landscapes to survive future Hurricanes like Sandy should be the new order of the day.  Engaging design forethought and setting proper maintenance goals so homeowners will have greater understanding of what it will cost to care for their property, if they aren’t doing all the work themselves. The reality […]

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Restoring Those Tree & Plant Specimens That Seem To Be Hopeless

Restoring Those Tree & Plant Specimens That Seem To Be Hopeless

Northeastern plant and tree specimens ravaged by Hurricane Sandy need not be discarded so quickly. The hope for restoration and the renewal of life when all seems lost needs to be maintained. In the United State Of America over the past year we have had a number of interesting weather events that have challenged our […]

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Wisteria Management (It’s growing here, there and everywhere)

Wisteria Management (It’s growing here, there and everywhere)

Wisteria? For the moment please check out our developing charity Life In Mind, Breathing Trees Wisteria center stage Before I talk about this amazing plant and all the possibilities it can bring let me take a sidebar for a moment and talk about the here and now. It is February 4, 2011 and I live […]

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Watering Our Gardens Through The Autumn (Northeast USA)

Watering Our Gardens Through The Autumn (Northeast USA)

The temperature has fallen into the unknown (variations between 32 and 65 degrees). How do we water our gardens as the temperatures fluctuate and the rain in not predictable.  Temperatures can’t be controlled but being diligent and considerate to our gardens and their plants needs (talking about water) have to be a priority. I know […]

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Heat = Root Stress

Heat = Root Stress

Plants wilting, lawns browning and trees shedding leaves prematurely all due to what? Heat and more heat. We can water till the cows come home but our plants will still be challenged by the extended heat. When the soil gets too hot the insects retreat further into the ground. As the surface temperature rises and […]

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