Linden Hill Highlights – Mid-May

Posted by on May 11, 2020 in Garden Advice, Our Favorite Plants | No Comments

We usually figure on Mother’s Day for our last frost date at Linden Hill, and sure enough, it’s right on cue this year. We certainly didn’t expect to see snowflakes, though! Fortunately, it looks like the cold snap is almost over and we can get on with the business of enjoying spring. To celebrate, let’s […]

Linden Hill Highlights – Late April

Posted by on Apr 29, 2020 in Garden Advice, Our Favorite Plants | No Comments

  *Note* As we announced early in 2020, the retail nursery at Linden Hill is closed for the season. We still plan to share tips and highlights in hopes of bringing you enjoyment and motivation so that you can continue to enjoy the splendor of the gardens. Also know, this is not due to COVID-19 […]

Linden Hill Highlights – Early April 2020

This spring certainly will be a memorable one, won’t it? From a gardening standpoint, it has been absolutely terrific: just the way spring ought to be, with gradually milder days and no severe weather. Since many of us are stuck at home anyway, we have no reason for not getting outside and enjoying the daily […]

Linden Hill Highlights – Late March 2020

Posted by on Mar 23, 2020 in Garden Advice, Our Favorite Plants | No Comments

  As most of you know, we had decided weeks ago to not open Linden Hill Gardens for retail sales this season, so Jerry, Evan, and our crews could focus on the abundance of design and installation work we have lined up for landscape clients this year. We miss seeing our happy customers and garden […]

The Garden at Night

Posted by on Jul 12, 2018 in Garden Design, Our Favorite Plants | No Comments

It’s summertime, and the living is…well, it’s just plain hot. It’s not much fun puttering around outside during the day, but the evening hours are a different story. Once the sun starts going down and the air cools a bit, the garden is much more tempting, whether you want to catch up on some weeding […]

Perennials with Presence

Posted by on Jun 29, 2018 in Garden Design, Our Favorite Plants | No Comments

Each year, it seems like new perennial introductions are getting shorter and shorter. “Dwarf” and “compact” are the buzzwords these days, and sure, there’s a need for restrained perennials in small yards and container plantings. But there’s still a place for big perennials, if you know how to use them right: in an expansive border […]

Planting Solutions for Soggy Sites

Posted by on Jun 13, 2018 in Garden Advice | No Comments

During our unusually rainy spring, you may have noticed parts of your property staying soggy that normally weren’t particularly wet. Fortunately, those sorts of temporary problem areas seem to be drying out now that we’re in a pattern of drier weather. But what about those sites that you know stay wet for a good part […]

Cutting Remarks

Posted by on May 30, 2018 in Garden Advice | No Comments

Proper pruning can make a drastic difference in the appearance of many summer- and fall-flowering perennials, turning what could be messy-looking masses into dense, flower-filled clumps. If you’d like to enjoy your beds and borders without dealing with staking now or sprawling stems later, this is a good time to think about doing a bit […]

Going Green

Posted by on May 16, 2018 in Garden Advice | No Comments

When you choose plants with multicolored leaves for your garden, you expect to enjoy those stripes, spots, and splashes for years to come, and that’s generally what happens. Every now and then, though, you may notice that your variegated plants have turned partly or mostly green. It doesn’t mean there’s anything wrong with them—just that […]

Walk This Way

Posted by on May 2, 2018 in Garden Design | No Comments

There’s something magical about being able to walk through a garden instead of just look at it. A colorful and fragrance-filled route between your house and car gives a quick recharge to your spirits as you head out and back, and it gives your home a friendly vibe. When you can create a planting that […]