Month: August 2012

How To Care For Hibiscus syriacus (Rose of Sharon)

Today is my mom’s birthday, so I’m going to write about how to take care of one of her favorite plants, Rose of Sharon. My mom can take a cutting from a family member or neighbor’s plant, stick it in the ground in her Long Island, NY backyard and voila’ she has a new plant. […]

Wordless Wednesday – Monet’s Garden Giverny

Thank you my wonderful client, Debbie Martino, for sharing these beautiful photos with me. If you would like help beautifying your life, think about creating a garden with me. You can call me at 661-917-3521, contact me via email at [email protected] or visit my website.

What The Heck Is Deadheading?

Being a landscape designer in the Santa Clarita Valley, and a gardener from childhood I have never had to think twice about the term deadheading. Yes, I know it has other connotations beyond the gardening world, but I’ve always been more of a Rolling Stones fan than a Dead Head so gardening was always the […]

What To Do In Your Southern California Garden In August

Although the week was super hot, we had a nice surprise – a Thunder Storm!  I just love a good summer storm, it reminds me of home (New York).  I hope you aren’t too frizzy from the humidity to enjoy the hydrating visit that Mother Nature has bestowed upon our arid environment. Just click here […]