Cinderella

When it comes to fabulous ornamental specimens that are equally content on a city lot or a multi-acre spread, look no further than the dwarf flowering crabapple.  There are many varieties to choose from; with sizes ranging … [Continue Reading]

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

Designing for Winter Interest

Whether novice or experienced, we all strive for gardens that look good no matter the season.  And that is indeed a challenge.  What can we do to maintain some structure and color when the temperatures hover in the single … [Continue Reading]

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

Decorating with Greens

With at least ten weeks to go before any signs of life erupt from the gardens, I find myself searching for things to add a little pizzazz to my home's exterior and entryways.  And with a little ingenuity and a pinch of … [Continue Reading]

Windowbox with Greens slider in A Garden For All by Kathy Diemer http://agardenforall.com

Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme . . .

. . . are fabulous herbs, all.  However, by November the parsley is history and rosemary is stored safely inside, leaving sage and thyme to endure whatever Old Man Winter dishes out. During the milder winters, my sage remains … [Continue Reading]

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

Meet the Twigs

If this little twiggy went to market, it would come home with lots of easygoing cornus brethren to make your acquaintance.  Because many are native, twig dogwoods (cornus cvs.) tolerate a variety of conditions, making them … [Continue Reading]

Red Twig & globe slider in A Garden For All by Kathy Diemer http://agardenforall.com

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

Cinderella

When it comes to fabulous ornamental specimens that are equally content on a city lot or a multi-acre spread, look no further than the dwarf flowering crabapple.  There are many varieties to choose from; with sizes ranging from 8′ to 15′, all are ideally sized for the smaller landscape.  Years ago we chose a Malus ‘Cinzam’, commonly known […]

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

Designing for Winter Interest

Whether novice or experienced, we all strive for gardens that look good no matter the season.  And that is indeed a challenge.  What can we do to maintain some structure and color when the temperatures hover in the single digits and all signs of plant life are but a pleasant memory? The answer is incorporating […]

Windowbox with Greens slider in A Garden For All by Kathy Diemer http://agardenforall.com

Decorating with Greens

With at least ten weeks to go before any signs of life erupt from the gardens, I find myself searching for things to add a little pizzazz to my home’s exterior and entryways.  And with a little ingenuity and a pinch of creativity, you would be surprised to see what interesting tidbits are there for […]

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

Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme . . .

. . . are fabulous herbs, all.  However, by November the parsley is history and rosemary is stored safely inside, leaving sage and thyme to endure whatever Old Man Winter dishes out. During the milder winters, my sage remains evergreen and the thyme doesn’t brown until February.  Every year is a toss up, but whatever […]

Red Twig & globe slider in A Garden For All by Kathy Diemer http://agardenforall.com

Meet the Twigs

If this little twiggy went to market, it would come home with lots of easygoing cornus brethren to make your acquaintance.  Because many are native, twig dogwoods (cornus cvs.) tolerate a variety of conditions, making them extremely versatile for garden plantings. They love moister soils and lots of sun, but will accept dry spells and partial shade […]

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Storm King Slider in A Garden For All by Kathy Diemer http://agardenforall.com

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 […]

Wethersfield's Grand entrance in A Garden For All by Kathy Diemer http://agardenforall.com

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 […]

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

The Brooklyn Bridge

When the Brooklyn Bridge, originally called the East River Bridge, opened to the public on May 24,1883, it was the longest suspension bridge in the world. On its first day, approximately 1,800 vehicles and 150,000 people crossed the 1.1 mile span between Manhattan and Brooklyn, with Emily Warren Roebling (wife of Washington Roebling) as the […]

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

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