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Evan and Mom’s Corner October 2017

Oct 17, 2017

Evan called the other day and said he had some exciting news to share. My mind started spinning…was he going to ask Meg to marry him? Did he decide to hire a cleaning service for the apartment he shares with his friend Matt? Nope. He is moving farther away from me. To California. Evan said…

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This Honey of a Plant will Surprise You!

Oct 17, 2017

Get ready to jump out of the way! Earlier this summer I helped my sister with a new garden in front of her farm house located near me in Kennebunk. This garden faces directly south. I took this picture shortly after we planted it. I was ASTOUNDED by how quickly Supertunia ‘Honey’ created a lush…

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Garden Design is ‘pumpkined’ out!

Oct 11, 2017

The Autumn issue of Garden Design is another home run! There are so many incredible features. As I leaf through the 145 page, ad-free magazine, I cannot decide which enticing article to read first. The 38-page head-turner on ‘Great American Trees’ grabs my attention. In addition to featuring breathtaking native specimens for many different hardiness…

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Tough Sepcies Tulips and Miniature Daffodils

Oct 9, 2017

This is the time of the year when gardeners are digging lots of holes in the garden, burying precious bulbs of various sizes and shapes. Sadly, there is usually an audience watching us with grins on their furry faces. I’m talking deer, squirrels, voles and chipmunks. GRRRRRR. (Right: Daffodil ‘Kokopelli’, Brent and Becky’s Bulbs) Thankfully…

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July 2018 Great Gardens of England Tour Over Half Full

Oct 7, 2017

This fabulous tour of amazing gardens is an official GO! We are more than halfway to the maximum number of 35 participants. One of the many highlights is a tour of Bressingham Gardens including lunch with my dear friend, Adrian Bloom, the owner and award-winning plantsman and designer.  For the complete July 2 – 11th itinerary and pricing, click here. (photo Adrian and…

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Registration Open for the 14th Great Gardens and Landscaping Symposium

Oct 6, 2017

The Symposium registration gate has opened and they’re off! (Can you tell I grew up near the race track in Saratoga Springs?) The 14th Great Gardens and Landscaping Symposium returns once again to the majestic, world-class Woodstock Inn and Resort in Woodstock, VT. The symposium takes place Saturday, April 21, 2018 from 8:30 a.m. –…

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Dr. Allan Armitage is Waiting to Meet You!

Oct 4, 2017

Don’t miss out on an entertaining Webinar with Dr. Allan Armitage – renowned horticulturist, award-winning educator, and author of seven amazing gardening books. Dr. A has many distinguished awards and accomplishments – numbering over 25 – including The Distinguished National Educator Award from the American Horticultural Society, the highest award for teaching in the country.…

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The Budget Wise Gardener book cover

Early Bird Special Price on The Budget-Wise Gardener

Oct 1, 2017

As announced in an earlier newsletter, my fourth book, The Budget-Wise Gardener, will be released in early February, 2018. This hardcover will be the same size and length as my prior book, The Right-Size Flower Garden. The cover price is $19.95. Click on ST LYNN’S PRESS – Budget-Wise Gardener Promo Piece-Final to get a sneak peek at…

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There is Still Time to Register for The Great Plants Symposium

Sep 29, 2017

Friday, October 6th in Sturbridge, MA. 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Pre-Symposium Kick-Off Class Thursday, October 5 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. There is still time to enjoy a great time at the October 6th Great Plants Symposium in Sturbridge, Massachusetts. The program features five inspiring lectures including Unique and Unusual Perennials for the Northeast. Attendees…

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He is Alive!

Sep 27, 2017

He is alive! I finally saw my son, Evan, after more than five months. I think I almost took him off his feet when I charged and gave him a bear hug. And that is saying something given he is 6’ 4” and weighs 195 pounds. We met in Saratoga Springs, near where Evan was…

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