Thank you for walking through the springtime garden with me. This is Me, Michael Rosenberg, living my glory and celebrating the life that surrounds us all. The following video will send a wakeup call to all those who are missing it. Life passes us all by and we have every opportunity to breath it […]
Mind, Body & Gardening: Breathing In The Zen & Connecting To Nature.
Mind, body and gardening is the order of the day as springtime in New York quickly approaches. Breath in the Zen life and connect to the seasonal transition. You have to be in it to win it! The number of different garden designs that exist on this planet can be overwhelming so I am going […]
Gardening Magic Begins With Pruning Your Existing Ornamental Trees, Beginning In March!
Gardening Magic Begins With Pruning Your Existing Ornamental Trees, Beginning In March! Don’t be fooled by the weather. Cold or warm, snow, sleet or rain, it doesn’t matter what mother nature brings down on our trees and gardens we need to engage and take control of our landscapes destiny. In a world designed by men […]
Winter Pruning: Garden Management Before Winters End: Restoring Value Via Crown Pruning
Winter Pruning: Garden Management Before Winters End: Restoring Value Via Crown Reduction. If you’re thinking ‘My trees and garden can wait for Springtime’ I need you to change your perspective. Have I gotten your attention? I hope so because the longterm health of your surrounding world is constantly at risk in a man made world. Your trees […]
Garden Transitions – Season To Season – Autumn Into Winter
Garden transitions can be dramatic as it refers to seasonal changes. There isn’t a greater example for me than from Autumn into Winter. There are many environmentally diverse changes in the outdoor garden, especially in the northeastern part of the United States. I live in New York and the biggest transitional change for me is […]
Life Unfolding-Low Battery-Plug In Before You Die
Life unfolding-Low battery-Plug in before you die. This is where I both begin and end in the same breath. This is where/when nothing else matters. I preach and more often then not don’t practice my own advice. I would consider it good advice due to my many attempts to follow it demonstrating success on most […]
Maintaining Gardens overgrowing and Controlling Late Season Growth Spurts In New York
Maintaining gardens to keep plants at manageable sizes is the greatest longterm challenge. Hi everyone. I hope you have all had a successful gardening summer. 2018 has been a challenging growing season here in the Northeastern part of the United States. I am here on Long Island in New York. The heat and the high […]
Plantwithme.com Master Pruners Know How Plants Will Respond With Each Cut
Landscapes and gardens overgrown, are neglected and get out of control. There are only a few reasons these things happen. The first reason gardens overgrow is over-planting. Landscape designers, landscapers and homeowners putting more plants into a landscape then environmentally appropriate. The first creative thoughts, before design and installation, should be centered around how and […]
Fire, Wind, Water In The Landscape: Bringing The Outside In.
Mother Natures elements, fire, wind and water, need to be represented on every property. What does this mean you ask? Those things we are naturally drawn to. Fire for warmth, water for rejuvenation and wind for movement. Most people are drawn to one element, representing their center, with less degrees of importance to those elements that remain. […]
Gardens and Trees Damaged By Heavy Snow & Wind Need Special Care
Trees and gardens damaged by heavy snow and extreme weather requires special care. The word of the day here is patience. After a storm plants and trees are recovering from the stress they endure. Some of this stress is the natural state our world imposes on living things. Normally natures challenges strengthen the cell structure […]