Back in the spring of 2017, I was contacted by clients who wanted to do some work on their backyard. They had lived in this lovely house for approximately 30 years if I’m not mistaken and had wanted to work on the back area for some time. The homeowners were a lovely couple who were […]
Montclair Landscape Design
I wrote about Hydrangeas in September and barely scratched the surface on all there is to say about these beautiful flowering shrubs. There are a number of different types of Hydrangea, both flowering as shrubs and vines, a genus of some 100 species. This month I am focusing on Hydrangea Paniculata, commonly called Panicle Hydrangea. […]
Mandevilla Flowers It’s that time again, blog time. You see, I have a wonderful person who is peripherally involved in my company. I met her when I was first starting out in this business. I was working on a garden here in town and she was doing work for the family that owned the home. […]
Art in Bloom, a signature celebration of the Montclair Art Museum, took place this past week. It is a biennial festival of floral designs inspired by the works of art at the museum and this year was the 10th anniversary. Forty-nine designers took part and the creativity was overflowing.
I know the title of this post would sound odd to most, especially after the harsh winter and early spring snow storms we had. Below zero temperatures in January and destructive blizzards in March and I’m talking about fall planting? Of course, there is a method to my madness and the title to this post […]