May 6, 2017

Plant of the Week – Using Candytuft in Your Landscaping

I found out this week that my home has a mote around it during heavy rain! What an incredible safety feature to have built in to […]
April 8, 2017

Plant of the Week – Ornamental Cherry Tree

April showers have arrived and with it, Spring flowers in our landscaping! As Indiana wakes up, flora and fauna begin to create a renewed world for […]
March 30, 2017

Plant of the Week – Orchid

I visited the IMA’s Orchids: Cultivating Beauty last month!  Orchids are easily one of the most beautiful flowering flora on planet earth. How then can you get […]
March 17, 2017

Plant of the Week – Coleus

Four days until Spring everyone! February has me primed and ready for some warm mornings, bird songs and spring flowers(those that are left after the March […]
January 28, 2017

Plant of the Week – Using Ligularia in Your Landscaping

The year has begun with a bang, and now the first month of 2017 is coming to a close. Which is honestly hard for me to […]
January 22, 2017

Plant of the Week – Using Doublefile Viburnum in Your Landscaping

Japan is a beautiful country with a sprawling landscape filled with some of the most beautiful scenes I have ever had the pleasure to witness. I […]
January 7, 2017

Plant of the Week – Using Poppies in Your Landscaping

Excitedly heading to Japan today! I look forward to telling you about my trip when I return! I want to jump straight into this weeks plant […]
January 2, 2017

Plant of the Week – Using Canna Lilies in Your Landscaping

Okay fellow landscape lovers take a deep breath, Christmas is over. As I begin my personal post Christmas mourning, mothers and fathers across the nation jump […]
December 24, 2016

Plant of the Week – Using Cattails in Your Landscaping

Christmas is upon us! I hope you all have a merry family filled Christmas weekend. Please take some time for yourself, sit back and look at […]
December 17, 2016

Plant of the Week – Using Pitcher Plants in Your Landscaping

I made the mistake today. I thought fixing the pump in my pond in 7 degree weather was the right choice. As Warren Buffet so eloquently […]
December 10, 2016

Plant of the Week – Using New Guinea Impatiens in Your Landscaping

Landscapers have been enjoying some unseasonably warm weather all of November and to start of December, but now Karma has turned its ugly head on our […]
December 4, 2016

Plant of the Week – Using Gerbera Daisies in Your Landscaping

  The holiday season is upon us, and with it landscapes are illuminated with millions of lights and decorations. The holidays have an infectious feeling that […]
November 26, 2016

Plant of the Week – Using Alyssum in Your Landscaping

Dainty and Sweet I want to start this off with a shout out to turkey and gravy, this food coma is the real deal. Now, Thursday […]
November 19, 2016
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Plant of the Week – Using Gro-low Sumac in Your Landscaping

Wrapping up a large landscaping project this week in Chatham Hills, and the first comment I want to make is what a fabulous community they are putting […]
November 5, 2016

Plant of the Week – Using Dahlia in Your Landscaping

Gardener’s Hobby It is no secret, that in addition to landscaping, I adore tropical indoor plants. Working with the flora of Indiana day in day out […]
October 29, 2016

Plant of the Week – Using Tree Lilacs in Your Landscaping

Bountiful Bonanza From the start this year has been a whirlwind of plant and patio installations, maintenance projects, water feature creations and appointments.  Somehow next week […]
October 23, 2016

Plant of the Week – Using Rheingold Arborvitea in Your Landscaping

Bold and Gold Every homeowner is looking to create THE landscape for our home. Searching for that gold standard often seems like an impossible task, especially […]
October 15, 2016

Plant of the Week – Using Beautyberry in Your Landscaping

Natural Beauty Nature has an inspiring way of making a landscape flow without mans touch. Think about your own landscaping and compare it to Mother Natures […]
October 1, 2016

Plant of the Week – Using Lantana in Your Landscaping

  During a few of my past blogs I have talked about making your home landscape a staycation. Making your Hoosier landscape tropical is certainly a […]
September 24, 2016

Plant of the Week – Using Moss Rose in Your Landscaping

  Let’s talk instant gratification in landscaping. I try to explain to my clients that a new landscape is exciting, rewarding and enjoyable but the true […]
September 17, 2016

Plant of the Week – Using Butterfly Weed in Your Landscaping

Using Butterfly WEED in your landscaping?  WEEDS? I have officially gone off the deep end right? Not yet I promise! This weeks Plant of the Week […]
September 3, 2016

Plant of the Week – Balloon Flowers in Your Landscaping

Working on revamping some landscaping we put in over 15 years ago! Tearing out an old pond and making it bigger, better and more beautiful than […]
August 26, 2016

Plant of the Week – Fuchsia in the Landscape

  I am back from canoeing in Northern Minnesota! Every morning I was greeted by the sounds of territorial red squirrels, a full bladder and a […]
August 20, 2016

Plant of the Week – Larkspur

Well, I’m writing this in advance, eagerly anticipating my departure to Northern Minnesota. When this finally hits the internet I will most likely be sitting in […]