White Flower Farm

My first garden was filled with plants that were in bloom when I purchased them from the local nursery that spring. But come summer, I found a space filled with a whole lot of green and nothing else. Nothing. Needless to say, … [Continue Reading]

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The Wanderer

"They call me the wanderer, yeah, the wanderer, I roam around, around, around" ~ Dion (1961) ~ I remember planting a bright red bee balm, Monarda didyma, over twenty years ago because it was one of the first perennials … [Continue Reading]

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Zesty Chives

What is it about chives; those tasty greens that liven up any salad and look divine on top of a baked potato with a dollop of sour cream? Not only pleasing for the palette, chives can add some zest to the ornamental garden as … [Continue Reading]

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Juicy Fruit

Summer isn't only a time for gorgeous flowers and fun in the sun, it's also a time to partake of some of the most luscious fruits grown in our climate. For those of us in colder zones (5-6), that list includes blackberries, … [Continue Reading]

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Orbs of Delight

Some of my favorite ornamental objects are orbs of all dimensions and materials. I have rugged granite balls in three sizes, glass globes that are blown with swirls of color, and mirrored spheres reminiscent of old mercury … [Continue Reading]

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

White Flower Farm

My first garden was filled with plants that were in bloom when I purchased them from the local nursery that spring. But come summer, I found a space filled with a whole lot of green and nothing else. Nothing. Needless to say, this was the beginning of my quest for creating borders with multi-seasonal interest. […]

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

The Wanderer

“They call me the wanderer, yeah, the wanderer, I roam around, around, around” ~ Dion (1961) ~ I remember planting a bright red bee balm, Monarda didyma, over twenty years ago because it was one of the first perennials introduced to my garden. And I remember anxiously awaiting its arrival the next spring, but something very […]

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

Zesty Chives

What is it about chives; those tasty greens that liven up any salad and look divine on top of a baked potato with a dollop of sour cream? Not only pleasing for the palette, chives can add some zest to the ornamental garden as well. Chives, or Allium schoenoprasum, are the smallest member of the […]

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

Juicy Fruit

Summer isn’t only a time for gorgeous flowers and fun in the sun, it’s also a time to partake of some of the most luscious fruits grown in our climate. For those of us in colder zones (5-6), that list includes blackberries, blueberries and grapes; a few of the fruit producing shrubs/vines that any novice […]

echinops & hummingbird slider in A Garden For All by Kathy Diemer http://agardenforall.com

Orbs of Delight

Some of my favorite ornamental objects are orbs of all dimensions and materials. I have rugged granite balls in three sizes, glass globes that are blown with swirls of color, and mirrored spheres reminiscent of old mercury glass.  Most glass pieces are safe outdoors as long as you keep them up from the ground, so my […]

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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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Wickham Park

Wickham Park, a private foundation whose property extends into both Manchester and East Hartford, Connecticut, was on my garden bucket list for 2014, and you’ll see why it is well worth placement on your list for 2014 as well. Easily accessible from I-84 (right off Exit 60), the 250 acre park is comprised of gardens, […]

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Happy Trails

Upon meeting Jenny Benner, the first thing you’ll notice is her face, as it absolutely glows with enthusiasm. Among her many talents, Jenny is an author, speaker and photographer (see the book she wrote with Stephanie Cohen, The Nonstop Garden), but first and foremost she is a wife and mother, which has only served to […]

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