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Perfectly Imperfect: What Makes A Garden Beautiful

By Heirloom Gardens, LLC / September 7, 2020 / Comments Off on Perfectly Imperfect: What Makes A Garden Beautiful

Every second Thursday of the month I have my mother-in-law over for an evening of cocktails and chatter in my garden. It’s an effort I started shortly before marrying my husband in hopes of establishing a better “mother-daughter” relationship between the two of us. Needless to say, the affair took a while to settle into…

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‘Hamptons & Long Island Homegrown Cookbook’ Author Shares Vision

By Heirloom Gardens, LLC / September 7, 2020 / Comments Off on ‘Hamptons & Long Island Homegrown Cookbook’ Author Shares Vision

“Love is the best ingredient, after all,” said author Leeann Lavin, whose book celebrates stories and recipes celebrating the bounty of the East End and Long Island and the intrinsic ties between chef and grower. A new cookbook, “Hamptons & Long Island Homegrown” celebrates the flavors and bounty of the East End of Long Island.…

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Fall Lawn Care Tips

By Heirloom Gardens, LLC / September 7, 2020 / Comments Off on Fall Lawn Care Tips

The steps you take during your fall lawn care program are among the most crucial. Fall lawn care, including winterizing your lawn, sets the stage for how your lawn will weather winter damage. Follow these lawn care tips to help bolster your lawn’s defenses against winter stresses. In addition, you will learn ways to repair…

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5 Frugal Fall Gardening Tips

By Heirloom Gardens, LLC / September 7, 2020 / Comments Off on 5 Frugal Fall Gardening Tips

Spring fever is for spendthrifts. For cheapskates, Fall’s the time to garden. Sure, everybody’s green thumb seems to blossom with the first warmish day of Spring, just about the same day the green blades of the daffodils pop up in the flowerbed. But by Autumn, most fair weather gardeners have long ago hung up their…

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How to Start an Organic Garden in 9 Easy Steps:

By Heirloom Gardens, LLC / September 7, 2020 / Comments Off on How to Start an Organic Garden in 9 Easy Steps:

You’ve been trying to eat more organic foods, both to decrease the amount of pesticides you and your family consume, and to help protect the environment from overloading with toxic chemicals. But organics can get a bit expensive, we know. Luckily, there’s a way to grow your own fresh produce while having fun and learning…

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Why Hire A Designer?

By Heirloom Gardens, LLC / September 7, 2020 / Comments Off on Why Hire A Designer?

Hiring a professional landscape designer could be one of the smartest investment decisions you’ll ever make. Designers trained and qualified in the principles of garden design and horticulture can help their clients avoid the costly mistakes that can turn the dream of an outdoor haven into a landscape nightmare. Professional landscape designers are skilled practitioners…

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What’s the Difference between Landscape Designers, Landscape Architects, and Landscape Contractors?

By Heirloom Gardens, LLC / September 7, 2020 / Comments Off on What’s the Difference between Landscape Designers, Landscape Architects, and Landscape Contractors?

These broad definitions apply to the United States only. Laws vary from state to state regarding the work performed by landscape designers, landscape architects and landscape contractors. Some need to be licensed by the state; others do not. Permits may or may not be required for landscape work performed in your state or locality. Landscape…

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Landscape Planning In Winter: Using Containers

By Heirloom Gardens, LLC / September 7, 2020 / Comments Off on Landscape Planning In Winter: Using Containers

Many gardens and yards flourish all summer long only to look barren in winter. By then, it’s too late in many climate zones to plant trees and bushes for a winter landscape. But the dormant season is also the perfect time to plan your future winter landscape. When the bare outlines of your yard are…

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How To Grow Peppers & Actually Succeed

By Heirloom Gardens, LLC / September 7, 2020 / Comments Off on How To Grow Peppers & Actually Succeed

Whether you’re looking for information on how to grow jalapenos, bell peppers, habaneros, ghost chiles or any other type of pepper, this article will provide a few tips so you can produce the most bountiful harvests possible. Not only are peppers an ornamental addition to your landscaping, but they’re also quite tasty. The first thing…

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Cultivate Curb Appeal With A Sustainable Landscape

By Heirloom Gardens, LLC / September 7, 2020 / Comments Off on Cultivate Curb Appeal With A Sustainable Landscape

Fixing up the inside of a home and cleaning up the yard is challenging in itself. Overhauling a yard can get expensive and time consuming. But while you spruce up outdoors, look at ways you can blend resourceful designs into your home’s curb appeal. With growing demands for green building and sustainable landscaping, more homeowners…

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