The Joy of Sedum

I'm starting to fall in love with my garden all over again, and you can too, with a fresh infusion of late season bloomers.  One of the least fussy, low maintenance and pest resistant plants that persist into winter are … [Continue Reading]

Sedum w lion slider in A Garden For All by Kathy Diemer http://agardenforall.com

Mum’s Not the Word

My horse's coats are starting to thicken up, a sure sign that colder weather is approaching.  For those without horses, there are mums popping up at every nursery, grocery store, gas station and diner.  It's just what … [Continue Reading]

Aster Alma Potchke in A Garden For All by Kathy Diemer http://agardenforall.com

A Garden Party

"I went to a garden party to reminisce with my old friends, A chance to share old memories and play our songs again" ~ Ricky Nelson, 1985 … [Continue Reading]

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

Precious Pollinators

Many of us are hearing about efforts to save our pollinators; primarily bees, but also including butterflies, moths, even bats and hummingbirds. So, what's all the hubbub about and why does it matter anyway? For starters, … [Continue Reading]

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

The Leopard Plant

Ligularia dentata, also known as the Leopard Plant, is a pussy cat of a perennial with big cat style. In other words, this kitty is no mouse when she casually spreads her paws across a three foot diameter before settling into … [Continue Reading]

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

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Sedum w lion slider in A Garden For All by Kathy Diemer http://agardenforall.com

The Joy of Sedum

I’m starting to fall in love with my garden all over again, and you can too, with a fresh infusion of late season bloomers.  One of the least fussy, low maintenance and pest resistant plants that persist into winter are sedum; a genus of about 400 species of perennials and annuals in the Crassulaceae (or […]

Aster Alma Potchke in A Garden For All by Kathy Diemer http://agardenforall.com

Mum’s Not the Word

My horse’s coats are starting to thicken up, a sure sign that colder weather is approaching.  For those without horses, there are mums popping up at every nursery, grocery store, gas station and diner.  It’s just what everybody is programmed to do.  Like Stepford Wives, we obediently wander in a daze looking for mums to […]

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

A Garden Party

“I went to a garden party to reminisce with my old friends, A chance to share old memories and play our songs again” ~ Ricky Nelson, 1985

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

Precious Pollinators

Many of us are hearing about efforts to save our pollinators; primarily bees, but also including butterflies, moths, even bats and hummingbirds. So, what’s all the hubbub about and why does it matter anyway? For starters, without pollinators most of our flowering plants could not reproduce, and since over one third of our fruit and […]

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

The Leopard Plant

Ligularia dentata, also known as the Leopard Plant, is a pussy cat of a perennial with big cat style. In other words, this kitty is no mouse when she casually spreads her paws across a three foot diameter before settling into the landscape. With imposing paw-shaped foliage (up to a foot wide) that emerges burgundy […]

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

A Garden Party

“I went to a garden party to reminisce with my old friends, A chance to share old memories and play our songs again” ~ Ricky Nelson, 1985

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

Boscobel House & Gardens

Although its foundation is now firmly planted on the soil of Garrison, New York, the magnificent Boscobel house did not originate there. Instead, the stately residence was moved from Montrose, New York (about 15 miles away), where building was completed for the Dyckman family in 1808. States Dyckman envisioned his future home as a sanctuary […]

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The Berkshire Botanical Garden

I can’t think of a better way to start the month of August than by visiting the enchanting Berkshire Botanical Garden in Stockbridge, Mass. (www.berkshirebotanical.org) Easily accessible from scenic Route 7, this garden is situated on 15 gently rolling acres that are surrounded by the breathtaking Berkshire mountains. The property consists of two parcels, requiring […]

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Harkness Memorial State Park

In celebration of our twenty seventh anniversary, my husband, Ged, and I visited a gorgeous park overlooking the ocean in Waterford, Connecticut. Well worth the visit, my post will hardly be able to cover all the wonderful aspects worthy of mention on this beautiful estate. Between the stands of ancient beeches, maples and chestnuts, the […]

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