Valentine decorating doesn’t have to be cheesy, it can be quite classy and cute! Spread love around your garden and front porch this year with some of these cute ideas on my Pinterest board. Advertisements
What is it about butterflies that we love? Their colors and patterns are striking, it’s how they fly elegantly in the air, drink nectar from colorful flowers, and how they surprise us by appearing from nowhere. Not only do they bring a lot of joy, pollinators are an important part of our ecosystem. They pollinate flowers and … More Certify Your Garden as a Monarch Waystation
Do you always intend to relax in your garden but don’t ever seem to have time to stay up on weeds or are you frustrated trying to keep plants thriving? Hiring a knowledgable professional is worth the cost and can even save you money in the long run. Having a nice landscape also increases the … More Why Hiring A Gardener Is A Good Idea
Is Halloween one of your favorite holidays? Here are some unique plants that work great in a fall landscape, especially to add interest for the Eve of Hallow’s. Rattlesnake Master A unique plant, its silvery color and flower is noticeable in any garden. This plants gets around 4′ tall and is found in prairies. Heart’s A … More Plants for the Halloween Garden
The national average cost of a wedding is about $25,000. Here in central Kentucky the average is between $19,000 (with $31,000 being the high average!) . These astonishing numbers aren’t totally dictated by what a couple plans to spend; it’s mostly directly related to the cost of hiring a business for xyz. The venue usually accounts … More Planning for A Backyard Wedding
Fall is a beautiful time of the year and colors in our landscape change from summer colors of pinks, yellows, and blues to multi tones of red, orange and brown. These darker colors can still be used to create a cheerful landscape and fall patio decor. A beautiful container or a ‘fall scene’ created on … More Fall Container & Decor Ideas
Designing a new garden or updating an existing one can be difficult and stressful. Researching plants, designs, materials, companies, and other gardens can be a timely task and still leave you without answers. Designing your own garden can certainly be easier on the budget, but hiring a landscape designer could and most likely save you money in … More Why Hire A Landscape Designer?
Wild Ones is a national organization that advocates using native plants in the cultivated landscape, increasing natural landscape areas, and education. There is a national chapter and smaller local chapters throughout the nation. The Lexington Chapter of Wild Ones recently held a Monarch Waystation Tour, highlighting 10 monarch waystations in our city. They comprised of … More Wild Ones Lexington: Monarch Waystation Tour
Before and after residential design in Lexington, Kentucky. Boxwoods, pussy willow, Japanese maple, and roses were replaced with evergreens, deciduous plants, and perennials, many native species that will prove themselves in the landscape. … More Hartland Gardens Before & After
We finally received our Monarch Waystation sign along with a few others. It is now being displayed in the front yard. We really hope this will explain to people why this garden is here. Actually as I was putting the sign up, a lady asked if I was doing experiments because of the plant labels I … More Arrival on Monarch Waystation Sign!