Category: Amazing flower pairings

It isn’t what you plant, but what is planted with it! Come see plant groupings that will bring more color and pizazz to your own garden, whether it is on a balcony, a suburban lot or acres of land.

Spring Fling! Our Fairfield Home and Garden’s Windowboxes

Birdhouse Themed Spring Windowbox

   For several weeks, our front porch has been the holding place for my gathering of spring bulbs, just waiting for the days to warm. Hardening off and adjusting to cool nights in a protected area have kept the blooms from bolting. Finally spring has arrived and I can start working in the garden again.

It isn’t what you plant, but what is planted with it! Come see plant groupings that will bring more color and pizazz to your own garden, whether it is on a balcony, a suburban lot or acres of land.

It isn’t what you plant, but what is planted with it! Come see plant groupings that will bring more color and pizazz to your own garden, whether it is on a balcony, a suburban lot or acres of land.

A Visit to Longwood Gardens Orchid Extravaganza 2015

Longwood Gardens Orchid

February is the longest, shortest month of the year. Winter is dragging its heels, the wind is blowing and the landscape is bleak. What a wonderful time for a dose of spring encapsulated in a four-acre conservatory at Longwood Gardens. The annual Orchid Extravaganza is in full bloom now through March 29th. Thousands of orchids, spring

It isn’t what you plant, but what is planted with it! Come see plant groupings that will bring more color and pizazz to your own garden, whether it is on a balcony, a suburban lot or acres of land.

Our Fairfield Home and Garden’s Top 2014 Posts

Our Fairfield Home & Garden's Top Ten Posts of 2014

  Our Fairfield Home and Garden has had a great year! Garden and home projects that look great, are economical and able to be done by the average person are our focus. Here are the readers’ favorites for 2014. Just wait. I have lots more up my sleeve for 2015!  Number 1 of all Our

It isn’t what you plant, but what is planted with it! Come see plant groupings that will bring more color and pizazz to your own garden, whether it is on a balcony, a suburban lot or acres of land.

It isn’t what you plant, but what is planted with it! Come see plant groupings that will bring more color and pizazz to your own garden, whether it is on a balcony, a suburban lot or acres of land.

Field Trip ~ Chrysanthemum Festival at Longwood Gardens

opening bloom

Longwood Gardens Chrysanthemum Festival just began this week and runs through November 23rd! Many of you readers aren’t able to get there, so I took lots of pictures to share ~ a mini tour. Although you aren’t there in person, just imagine walking into a huge conservatory filled with chrysanthemums of every kind everywhere you

It isn’t what you plant, but what is planted with it! Come see plant groupings that will bring more color and pizazz to your own garden, whether it is on a balcony, a suburban lot or acres of land.

In A Summer Garden ~ Our Fairfield Home & Garden

In A Summer Garden

August, the time of waking to early light and birdsong. Warm breezes enjoyed from a shady chair after garden-tending.  The aroma of a barbeque on the grill wafts across the way. And fireflies and cicada choruses are signaling the end of the day. Now the sturdier summer plants that can take the heat and dry have their

It isn’t what you plant, but what is planted with it! Come see plant groupings that will bring more color and pizazz to your own garden, whether it is on a balcony, a suburban lot or acres of land.

It isn’t what you plant, but what is planted with it! Come see plant groupings that will bring more color and pizazz to your own garden, whether it is on a balcony, a suburban lot or acres of land.

Bleeding Heart for Your Spring Garden

  If you want a sturdy, deer-resistant perennial for your garden, consider Bleeding Hearts! Hardy in zones 3 to 9, these herbaceous clump-forming plants are a lovely addition to any light shade or woodland border garden. Often thought of as an old-fashioned cottage garden plant, there are now varieties of Bleeding Heart (Dicentra) that would

It isn’t what you plant, but what is planted with it! Come see plant groupings that will bring more color and pizazz to your own garden, whether it is on a balcony, a suburban lot or acres of land.

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