The ultimate New England backyard landscape. My backyard landscape has evolved over the last 17 years. Whether viewed from my kitchen window, sitting at the ornamental fish pond, or strolling
Fritillaria meleagris – also known as guinea hen flowers Planting bulbs now is a great idea for spring flowers later. But check out our valuable tips before you start digging.Bulbs
“It was February 2020, and the pandemic had just begun. I was working from home, looked out at my property, and realized my beautiful woodlands were slowly getting strangled by
When it comes to watering new plants and shrubs, it’s important to strike a balance to promote healthy growth without over-watering or under-watering your new plant material. Here are some
Darylynn joined Dan’s design team last season after moving here from Manhattan where she recently traded fashion for flowers. She comes to Holmes Fine Gardens with a background in
Basic firepit ring in place and ready for planting. As part of the front yard renovation of this beautiful property in Newtown, the homeowners wanted to creatively hide the top
Wildflower Meadow – Holcombe Hill, Newtown, CT. We’ve been talking about meadows for many years. And yes, we’re passionate about planting them here at HFG. Why? There are many benefits
The precise placement of stepping stones invites one to deliberately slow down one’s pace. For 19 years, the land placed in our stewardship lay untouched and silent with respect to
You can design your garden to feel like a secluded backyard retreat, a world apart from the hustle of daily life No matter where your plot of land is —
For Susan McLaughlin, her wooded, lakeside house in Newtown, CT plays an influential role in her artistic vision as a magical realist painter. By providing her with an environment that
A Water-Wise Focus: A saturating inch per week is optimal for most plants. Allow lawns to go dormant during a period of drought and regularly water only new annuals, perennials,
Before you start planting, consider the following: Color: Ensure you have continuous color from spring through late fall. Pines, ferns, and hostas provide a relaxing, cool feel, while black-eyed susans,
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