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 […]

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 […]

A-peeling Bark

Posted by on Feb 19, 2018 in Garden Design | No Comments

Deciduous trees and shrubs have a lot to offer in the landscape, with features such as showy blooms, lovely leaves, bright berries, and fabulous fall color. One benefit that’s often overlooked is the beauty of their bark. Beyond the typical dark grays and deep browns, bark can add eye-catching color to gardens from late fall […]

Bringing in Butterflies

Posted by on Jun 21, 2017 in Garden Design | No Comments

When you’re zipping past Linden Hill Gardens on Route 611 in Ottsville, PA, you’ve undoubtedly noticed our super-sized Long Border. At 300 feet long and over 20 feet wide, it’s hard to miss! We work hard to keep it filled with lots of color for passersby to enjoy, even at 55 miles an hour. It’s […]

Stone in the Garden

Posted by on May 22, 2017 in Garden Design | No Comments

When you visit Linden Hill Gardens for the first time, it’s easy to get overwhelmed by the sheer quantity of cool plants and beautiful gardens. But when you take the time to really appreciate the design aspects — particularly the hardscaping — you’ll understand why owner Jerry Fritz is widely known as a landscape craftsman […]

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 […]