Fall Native Plant Makeover

FALL isn’t just about planning for winter. It’s about reflecting on what worked and didn’t and planning for spring.   Following a reassessment with our Carlisle client, we renovated problem spots by removing grasses.                         We replaced what wasn’t working with native ferns and…

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Microclover Lawn Makeover

After a long restoration process of a historic home, our Groton client’s lawn was severely compacted from all the heavy equipment driving on the site. She’s opted for the establishment of a natural microclover lawn to outcompete all the crabgrass that had taken up residence. Microclover has many benefits: 1.Pulls nitrogen out of the atmosphere…

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Priscilla’s Early Fall Plant Pick

Clematis virginiana I’ve found that Sweet Autumn Clematis is not always hardy in our area.  Vines are slow to revive in spring, and some we just have to declare as dead.  Luckily, I discovered the native Clematis virginiana.  Those who hike among waterways and open woodlands may recognize this plant as Old Man’s Beard due…

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