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Online flowering gardening class videos for sale

Jun 11, 2017

All three of my 60+ minute, online gardening lectures are available for sale on the SHOP page. You will receive a link to the lecture and a password to access it anytime you wish. Also included is a lecture handout, questions and answers related to the lecture, and a CEU form for Master Gardeners and…

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Flowering Vines Webinar

Jun 10, 2017

I’m really excited about next month’s Webinar featuring stunning flowering vines and how to use them creatively in the landscape. I’ve been adding many new varieties that are also ideal for containers. The live broadcast is Thursday, July 27 at 2:00 p.m. EST. One of the few flowering vines that tolerates shade is False Climbing…

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Nothing Equals Garden Design magazine

Jun 9, 2017

Garden Design magazine readers are real garden enthusiasts! They love the full-length stories (some run 10 to 20 pages to include lots of glorious photography) on plants, gardens, and design ideas to put to use in their own garden or containers —all presented without ads! Here is what a subscriber recently had to say about…

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Flowering Shrubs Webinar was Fantastic!

May 18, 2017

I sat in on your (flowering shrubs) webinar a couple weeks ago – it was fantastic! I learned a lot—including that I have a lot to learn about plants! I am amazed at how much you know! Thank you for sharing your passion and knowledge. -Dayna in CA

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Evan and Mom’s Corner

May 12, 2017

  It had been four months since I saw Evan. My little boy, all 6’4” and 195 pounds of him, was home for Easter! He and his lovely girlfriend Meg spent the weekend with us. I only wish they could have stayed longer, but given their demanding work schedule, we only had two days together.…

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Medinilla magnifica

May 11, 2017

Medinilla magnifica handout Merrifield Garden Center Medinilla magnifica. I’ve seen this striking, unusual looking plant twice in the past month while on my lecture circuit. Once at Merrifield Garden Center in Fairfax, Virginia and then at Frederik Meijer Garden and Sculpture Park in Grand Rapids. I have a feeling the next time it pops up…

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Outstanding No-Fuss Annual

May 10, 2017

Isotoma axillaris ‘Beth’s Blue Procrastination will cost you with this beauty. ‘Beth’s Blue’ starflower tends to fly out of a garden center as soon as it is unloaded from the delivery truck. The mesmerizing lavender flowers dance gracefully atop lacy foliage. Beth’s Blue requires full sun and grows to 12” – 14”. No deadheading required.…

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Fernleaf Peony

May 9, 2017

Fernleaf Peony (Paeonia tenuifolia) This perennial never fails to draw oohhs and aahhs from onlookers. It has extremely feathery leaves that beg to be touched. The flowers can be single or double. I have only seen them available in red. Like other peonies, they do not bloom long, but after the flowers gracefully bow out,…

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Spring Garden Maintenance

May 8, 2017

Last Sunday was my first chance to putter about my gardens, enjoy the bursting new plant life, and do some spring clean-up. As I mentioned earlier, not only has my schedule been insanely busy, but spring has also been very slow to arrive in Kennebunk, Maine. Even though it was cold (in the 40’s) and…

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Great Plants Symposium

May 7, 2017

I am excited to make the new fall Great Plants Symposium as dynamic and successful as the spring program. The fall symposium will feature five inspiring and informational lectures, great food and camaraderie but just in a different location – Sturbridge, MA (walking distance to the famous Sturbridge Village). The symposium is on Friday, October…

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