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 – 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 […]

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 […]

Home-Grown Holiday Decor

Posted by on Nov 20, 2017 in Garden Advice | No Comments

One of the wonderful things about having a garden in your life is that you always have fresh flowers on hand. Even if you don’t have a space specifically for cut flowers, there’s no reason you can’t snip a few blooms from your beds and borders for the occasional indoor arrangement or gift bouquet. With […]

Putting Your Garden to Bed

Posted by on Sep 29, 2017 in Garden Advice | No Comments

To cut, or not to cut? That is the question we gardeners face around this time each year. There are good reasons to tackle garden cleanup in the fall, and other, equally good reasons to hold off until late winter.  Fall tends to be a lovely time to be outside, of course, so you can […]

Holding On

Posted by on Oct 4, 2016 in Garden Advice | No Comments

In an ideal world, we gardeners could always get plants we want at the perfect size, at the perfect planting time, and have the perfect spot picked out and ready for them. In reality, we often have to settle for a smaller plant than we’d like, or else buy multiple pots when we know that […]

Bring Your Patio to Life

Posted by on Aug 11, 2016 in Garden Advice, Garden Design | No Comments

Many of you who have visited Linden Hill this year have noticed that Jerry recently expanded one of our most popular garden features: the living patio. The rest of you may be wondering “What’s a living patio?”. A combination of large stone slabs and gorgeous ground-hugging plants, the living patio is a concept that Jerry […]