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8 Natural Ways to Reduce Tick Exposure This Season

An island garden bed that breaks up the lawn monoculture. 8 Natural Ways to Reduce Tick Exposure this Season. It's almost the time of year in the northeast when we all get to enjoy the outdoors again. Exhilarating after months of cabin fever! But most of us have one nagging fear these days [...]

By |2018-03-20T10:59:46-04:00March 20th, 2018|ticks|Comments Off on 8 Natural Ways to Reduce Tick Exposure This Season

Natural Landscaping Photo Shoot in Saratoga Springs, NY

Drone View of a Saratoga Lake Garden Natural Landscaping Photo Shoots in Saratoga Springs, NY This summer past we had the happy occasion to work with Ray Stockwell of Stockwell Media on a natural landscaping photo shoot in Saratoga Springs, NY. The sites photographed were naturally landscaped properties we designed or renovated over the past [...]

By |2017-02-13T22:21:06-05:00February 13th, 2017|Joe Pye Weed, landscaping, native plants, natural landscaping, Saratoga, Saratoga Springs, Saratoga Springs, NY|Comments Off on Natural Landscaping Photo Shoot in Saratoga Springs, NY

The Church Butterfly Garden in Ballston Spa

Butterfly Garden at the Ballston Spa Church  This year we were delighted to be asked to create a butterfly garden in Ballston Spa at a Church: Christ the Savior Orthodox Church on Eastline Rd in Saratoga County. The butterfly garden was designed to accent the lovely roadside sign the church recently had built. This [...]

By |2017-02-09T12:58:58-05:00January 30th, 2017|Ballston Spa, butterfly garden, landscaping|Comments Off on The Church Butterfly Garden in Ballston Spa

New Native Plant Gardens in Saratoga Region

Blue Mistflower in a Saratoga Springs Garden This year brought many new native plant garden projects, and many return customers who wanted more projects where mature natural gardening projects exist already. Natural landscaping can be addicting like that, once a person experiences how easy and beautiful native plant landscaping is, and how many wonderful [...]

By |2016-12-19T23:04:44-05:00December 19th, 2016|garden design in Saratoga, native plants, native plants in Saratoga, natural, natural landscaping, Saratoga gardens, Saratoga Springs, Saratoga Springs, NY|Comments Off on New Native Plant Gardens in Saratoga Region

Conservation Bouquets with Invasive Plants

    Conservation Bouquet with Invasive Plant Purple Loosestrife   A deep appreciation for native plants usually is cultivated in a person's mind or heart once education about invasive plants really sinks in. Once I understood a little bit about how noxious, introduced invasive species can crowd out natural areas and prevent our wildlife [...]

By |2016-11-03T10:28:00-04:00July 25th, 2016|Invasive plant, Invasive plant species, Purple Loosestrife|Comments Off on Conservation Bouquets with Invasive Plants

New Construction Landscaping in Glenville

Sky View of New Construction Gardens This year we had the honor of being asked to do the design and installation landscaping for a new home built by the construction company Halfmoon Construction. The new home will be net zero for meeting and exceeding the highest energy efficiency standards. Creating a habitat garden [...]

By |2016-11-03T10:28:01-04:00July 19th, 2016|butterfly gardens, garden, Glenville, habitat, native plants, new construction|Comments Off on New Construction Landscaping in Glenville

New Woodland Gardens in Saratoga Springs, NY

New Woodland Garden in Saratoga Springs, NY This summer we designed and installed a new woodland garden in Saratoga Springs, NY, in the neighborhood near Saratoga Lake. Shade gardens are one of the easiest places in the property to landscape sustainably, because of the rich and diverse body of available native plants that [...]

By |2016-11-03T10:28:06-04:00July 12th, 2016|garden, landscaping, native plants, native plants in Saratoga, Saratoga, Saratoga Springs, Saratoga Springs, NY, shade garden, wildflower, wildflower gardens, woodland garden|Comments Off on New Woodland Gardens in Saratoga Springs, NY