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), … [Continue Reading]

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Big Foot

Imagine Sasquatch thundering across your yard and feeling the earth move beneath you as he (she?) stomps off into the distance. That's a close comparison to the thrill of having gargantuan feet in your landscape. In sun or … [Continue Reading]

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

Anise Hyssop

The licorice scented anise hyssop, Agastache foeniculum, has long been a member of my garden family for a number of reasons; from its upright stature and harmonizing color to the sweetly fragrant foliage often used in teas. A … [Continue Reading]

Agastache-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, … [Continue Reading]

White Flower 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 … [Continue Reading]

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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 […]

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

Big Foot

Imagine Sasquatch thundering across your yard and feeling the earth move beneath you as he (she?) stomps off into the distance. That’s a close comparison to the thrill of having gargantuan feet in your landscape. In sun or shade, nothing makes more of an impact in the border than bold foliage. Just as the gigantic […]

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

Anise Hyssop

The licorice scented anise hyssop, Agastache foeniculum, has long been a member of my garden family for a number of reasons; from its upright stature and harmonizing color to the sweetly fragrant foliage often used in teas. A North American native, Agastache foeniculum bears stunning columns of lilac purple blooms from late June through September […]

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 […]

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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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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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