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Travel Itinerary: Rome Italy

October 22nd, 2015

Rome, Italy is known as the eternal city.  I learned that first hand during my October trip with the Institute of Classical Architecture and Art.

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As Summer Fades, A Garden Brightens

September 17th, 2015

As Summer Fades, A Garden Brightens – Gardens to Love: Summer is fading, yet there are flowers and plants that get brighter this time of year.

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The Fall and Winter Vegetable Garden

August 20th, 2015

The days are quickly becoming shorter and nights are slowly becoming cooler. The chickweed, Stellaria media, will soon be sprouting in any moist and fertile soil. These are the signals to begin planting the fall through winter growing vegetables. Now is the time to remove those scraggly heat loving plants and vines such as cucumbers, […]

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Cool Plants For Hot Days

July 21st, 2015

  Is a 95, 96 or 98 degree day too hot for you? 

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In Anando’s Garden

June 19th, 2015

Anado’s gardens are organic and organically expanding from the house to the studios with a side step to the pen of rescued donkeys. The spirit of the place is organic as well. You don’t have to be an outsider artist to create art in your life, however; you do have to go outside.

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Garden Tours & Touring Gardens

May 1st, 2015

In April I had the pleasure of opening my Park Lane garden to several groups of avid gardeners, photographers, art, nature, and travel lovers. (Often this is the same person in one.) Last Thursday, The Garden Conservancy Society of Fellows swooped in with two busloads

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Small Spaces, Small Gardens

March 31st, 2015

  The smaller the space the more important each element becomes.  This is true withboth interior and exterior spaces, with the difference in the outside being the ceiling height; i.e,  the sky that  is gloriously endless.   At Gardens to Love, we start with the architecture, whether it be

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Fashion Week and Months

September 29th, 2014

It is Fashion Week in New York City, Paris and Milan.   The newspapers and magazines are full of photos and editorials about the new looks, colors and materials.   Even I, a person who has dressed in a company uniform 5 days a week for 36 years, get excited about what’s new.  After all there are […]

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Box Balls And Parterres

July 14th, 2014

  My recent summer travels took me to Portugal with a group of fellow Institute of Classical Art and Architecture members.* I was prepared to see plenty of sixteenth, seventeenth and eighteenth century houses and public buildings, but I was surprised by the immense and intact formal gardens I found. All the gardens were stuffed […]

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Extreme Pruning

March 25th, 2014

Front Yard Landscaping Ideas and Bonsai Pruning the right way at the right time on the right plant is a mantra at Gardens to Love.  Many of our customers prefer their best plants and flowers on display on their front porch or in the front yard landscaping – and good pruning is critical. The best […]

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