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Trees and Leaves

November 16th, 2017
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Whether I’m returning home at the end of the work day or a trip abroad, I love to be welcomed back by the scent of fallen leaves in Autumn.  There is a distinct sweet mustiness that wafts up from the copper colored beech tree leaves in my driveway.   Fallen pecan leaves smell more acrid, and […]

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The June Prune

May 31st, 2017
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Someone came in the night and rummaged my car for valuables. Left behind in the items on the floor were work gloves, a measuring tape, and hand pruners. Obviously, the robber was not a pruning man.

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A Note From Marcia

April 25th, 2017
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I love having some of the outdoors indoors, and having a fistful of flowers or a branch or two in a vase is a great way to bring the garden inside in a small and delightful way. The flowers can be what some might consider ordinary, such as pansies in winter, hellebores in early spring, or ubiquitous hydrangeas in summer and fall. When I look out my window, I see so many possibilities for cutting.

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Garden Nooks: Places to Dream in the Garden

March 2nd, 2017
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Garden nooks are great places for dreaming. In fact, gardens as a whole, are wonderful places to experience flights of fancy, unlock your childlike sense of wonder, and get curious about the magic of Mother Nature.I’m the kind of person who saves and reads old magazines.  In my collection, I have old issues of Country […]

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Garden Colors: Inspiration from Mexico

February 15th, 2017
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Mexico is all about color, and there is no better place to see an exuberance of garden colors. On my recent visit to San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, I arrived just in time for the Candelaria. It’s the celebration of the end of one lunar cycle and the beginning of the next. It is also […]

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5 Ways to Add Garden WOW Factor with Love

February 2nd, 2017
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This is the perfect time of year to be focused on ways to add garden WOW factor. And this close to Valentine’s Day, do it with love! Whether you have an intimate patio garden or courtyard to design, or acres of lush rolling hills to landscape, when you add garden WOW factor, it becomes a […]

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10 Fresh Garden Ideas for All Year Enjoyment

January 20th, 2017
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January is the perfect time for fresh garden ideas to plan the next phase of your landscape. Take a peek at Pinterest and get inspired by creative concepts, or let your fingers stroll to Instagram and view the tapestry of gardens and landscapes featured there. Whatever you can imagine, we at Marcia Weber Gardens to […]

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Outdoor Holiday Decorating Inspired by Mother Nature

December 9th, 2016
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What’s your favorite kind of outdoor holiday decorating? As I was driving to an event the other night after dark, I passed one of those homes that was lit up like a firecracker for the holidays. They had lights of every color outlining the house, the shrubs and the walkway. It all flashed and blinked […]

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Garden & Landscape Fall Maintenance Tips

November 9th, 2016
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As the weather cools and the trees drop their leaves, the hydrangea blooms once a glorious indigo or sweet pink, now a dusty hue, it’s time to implement key garden and landscape fall maintenance tips. This is the time of year when you want to prepare your landscape for the upcoming winter hibernation while still […]

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English Garden Design: Historical Inspiration

October 27th, 2016
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I am always inspired by English garden design and landscapes. Last month, I enjoyed a brief trip to England on my way to Russia and wanted to share some of the flavor of their landscape architecture and the English garden design. The English are well known for their classical gardens and gorgeous flowers, despite it […]

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