Orange Crush

A day without orange . . . is like a day without sunshine. Indeed. The color orange simply radiates warmth and happiness by combining two dynamic hues: vibrant red and cheery yellow. Orange is an optimistic shade that can … [Continue Reading]

Butterfly & Daylily in A Garden For All by Kathy Diemer http://agardenforall.com

Innisfree

Imagine a garden designed to delight us visually and sensually, as well as addressing the often neglected sense of sound.  Using a story high fountain, rambling brooks tumbling over carefully placed stones and a gorgeous … [Continue Reading]

Innisfree slider in A Garden For All by Kathy Diemer http://agardenforall.com

Can’t Miss With Lychnis

Derived from the Greek word meaning lamp, I can think of no better description than to say the flower of lychnis will indeed "light up" your garden.  A few of the most commonly recognized lychnis are really quite different … [Continue Reading]

Lychnis slider in A Garden For All by Kathy Diemer http://agardenforall.com

Bold and Beautiful Blossoms

Just as summer’s sun sets the sky ablaze, so too will bold blossoms sprinkled throughout your gardens.  As if you’re turning on a switch of colors; one touch creates a burst of sizzling orange, another ignites with flashes of … [Continue Reading]

DSC_9898-slider in A Garden For All by Kathy Diemer http://agardenforall.com

A Horse of A Different Color

Aesculus hippocastanum, or common horse chestnut, is a popular choice for park settings and a perfect tree for a large lawn.  Not to be confused with our nearly extinct American Chestnut, Castanea dentata, horse chestnut is … [Continue Reading]

Horse Chestnut slider in A Garden For All by Kathy Diemer http://agardenforall.com

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Butterfly & Daylily in A Garden For All by Kathy Diemer http://agardenforall.com

Orange Crush

A day without orange . . . is like a day without sunshine. Indeed. The color orange simply radiates warmth and happiness by combining two dynamic hues: vibrant red and cheery yellow. Orange is an optimistic shade that can uplift and rejuvenate our spirits. Words like motivation, spontaneity and enthusiasm for life are associated with […]

Innisfree slider in A Garden For All by Kathy Diemer http://agardenforall.com

Innisfree

Imagine a garden designed to delight us visually and sensually, as well as addressing the often neglected sense of sound.  Using a story high fountain, rambling brooks tumbling over carefully placed stones and a gorgeous forty acre lake; the sound of water soothes visitors, while the reflective surfaces incorporate the sky and surrounding hillside into this breathtaking atmosphere. 

Lychnis slider in A Garden For All by Kathy Diemer http://agardenforall.com

Can’t Miss With Lychnis

Derived from the Greek word meaning lamp, I can think of no better description than to say the flower of lychnis will indeed “light up” your garden.  A few of the most commonly recognized lychnis are really quite different individuals.  One is Lychnis chalcedonica, also known as Maltese Cross, which is a long lived perennial for […]

DSC_9898-slider in A Garden For All by Kathy Diemer http://agardenforall.com

Bold and Beautiful Blossoms

Just as summer’s sun sets the sky ablaze, so too will bold blossoms sprinkled throughout your gardens.  As if you’re turning on a switch of colors; one touch creates a burst of sizzling orange, another ignites with flashes of fiery red, or brilliant amber petals illuminate an otherwise lackluster location. Now imagine kicking it up […]

Horse Chestnut slider in A Garden For All by Kathy Diemer http://agardenforall.com

A Horse of A Different Color

Aesculus hippocastanum, or common horse chestnut, is a popular choice for park settings and a perfect tree for a large lawn.  Not to be confused with our nearly extinct American Chestnut, Castanea dentata, horse chestnut is native to Southeastern Europe, hardy in zones 4-7, with an expansive architecture reaching over 80′ tall and 40′ wide (at a growth rate […]

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Innisfree slider in A Garden For All by Kathy Diemer http://agardenforall.com

Innisfree

Imagine a garden designed to delight us visually and sensually, as well as addressing the often neglected sense of sound.  Using a story high fountain, rambling brooks tumbling over carefully placed stones and a gorgeous forty acre lake; the sound of water soothes visitors, while the reflective surfaces incorporate the sky and surrounding hillside into this breathtaking atmosphere. 

Brilliant color slider in A Garden For All by Kathy Diemer http://agardenforall.com

Connecticut Flower & Garden Show 2015

There’s only one way to fight a seemingly endless winter; enlist some serious flower power! In my neck of the woods this entailed taking a much needed break from the snow and frigid temps to attend the 34th annual Connecticut Flower & Garden Show, just an hour away at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford. […]

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Storm King

I was never all that interested in modern art; growing up in a rock ‘n roll and (well done) meat and potatoes environment will do that to you. Admittedly, I didn’t understand modernistic techniques either. All that stark white and sharp edges was too much for my curvy, colorful mind to comprehend. That is, until […]

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Wethersfield Garden

I’ve visited some wonderful gardens this year; a few with magnificent ocean or river views, others with incredible landscapes flush with foliage and flowers.  And just when I thought the season was winding down, I found one more on my “must see” list, whose last open day (other than special events) was September 28.  As […]

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