Golden Opportunities

The buds of our deciduous trees are starting to swell and the leaves are gently unwinding after a long winter's slumber.  Yes, spring has arrived and our trees and shrubs are starting to awaken.  But, they won't be fully … [Continue Reading]

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Recipe for a Low Maintenance Garden

You've all heard the term "Low Maintenance Garden", but in actuality many so called low maintenance gardens are way more work than anyone anticipated. I consider most of my gardens to be low maintenance; thanks to the shrub … [Continue Reading]

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Tool Time

Although spring is officially here, it's still a bit too early to get out and start digging. However, there are a few things we can do before our plants break ground: organize and tend to our tools.  Consider how many tools … [Continue Reading]

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Starting From the Ground Up

The word foundation has several meanings; it can refer to a long time relationship built upon a solid foundation of love and trust, or it can mean the cosmetic foundation a woman applies to her face each morning.  In this … [Continue Reading]

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Exclamation Points!

There's a lot of hub-bub amongst the literary hierarchy regarding the use, or contended misuse, of the exclamation point in a sentence. Use them after an interjection or an emphatic declaration. Use them as a tool to add … [Continue Reading]

Weigela Exclamation Point in A Garden For All by Kathy Diemer http://agardenforall.com

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Golden Oriental Spruce Slider in A Garden For All by Kathy Diemer http://agardenforall.com

Golden Opportunities

The buds of our deciduous trees are starting to swell and the leaves are gently unwinding after a long winter’s slumber.  Yes, spring has arrived and our trees and shrubs are starting to awaken.  But, they won’t be fully displayed until sometime in May, which leaves us with a landscape that still seems a bit colorless.  Enter, […]

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

Recipe for a Low Maintenance Garden

You’ve all heard the term “Low Maintenance Garden”, but in actuality many so called low maintenance gardens are way more work than anyone anticipated. I consider most of my gardens to be low maintenance; thanks to the shrub to plant ratio, but this particular garden really exemplifies the term low maintenance. The garden started simply enough.  […]

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

Tool Time

Although spring is officially here, it’s still a bit too early to get out and start digging. However, there are a few things we can do before our plants break ground: organize and tend to our tools.  Consider how many tools you actually use throughout the course of the gardening year, and the task may become a […]

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

Starting From the Ground Up

The word foundation has several meanings; it can refer to a long time relationship built upon a solid foundation of love and trust, or it can mean the cosmetic foundation a woman applies to her face each morning.  In this case, foundation relates to my house, a house that was lost to an aggressive fire […]

Weigela Exclamation Point in A Garden For All by Kathy Diemer http://agardenforall.com

Exclamation Points!

There’s a lot of hub-bub amongst the literary hierarchy regarding the use, or contended misuse, of the exclamation point in a sentence. Use them after an interjection or an emphatic declaration. Use them as a tool to add punch to a statement.  But, use them sparingly, lest you be strung up for your grammatical faux pas!  Although the use of […]

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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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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 […]

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