The ABC’s Of Deadheading And Why It Produces More Flowers

Regular deadheading ensures the blooms keep coming all season long

Have you ever been frustrated by a beautiful plant that suddenly stops blooming? It’s time for a haircut. Continue reading

How to Keep Your Potted Plants In Shape All Summer

It’s that time of year again when we all head out to purchase annuals for our containers. And the flowers always start out looking gorgeous. But, in no time the blooms fade and the stems turn long and leggy. As a garden designer, I find this is one of the most frequent questions I am asked: How do I keep my potted plants in shape all summer? Continue reading

Boxwood Care: How To Identify And Treat 4 Common Pests and Diseases

Deep green spheres of English box

Boxwood has been a garden staple for centuries, instantly infusing a landscape with structure and elegance. Its dense, evergreen foliage can be sheared into almost any shape imaginable. For those of us on the East Coast, the fact that deer avoid it only enhances its appeal. There’s just one problem: it’s plagued by a slew of pests and diseases. Continue reading

12 Top Flowering Houseplants for Easy-Care Blooms Indoors

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(Updated February 2019) 

Updating a home can get pretty expensive. That being said, flowering houseplants can offer an affordable alternative. I love how they perk up a room, instantly providing color and warmth to indoor spaces. Best of all, they can be changed up seasonally or made part of the permanent decor. And houseplants are a whole lot longer lasting than cut flowers. Continue reading