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A sampling of window boxes
 
     
     
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Container Gardens
from large to small, I can help you find, arrange and plant them all
 
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Seasonal Container Plantings
 
 
Spring
   
 
 
Summer
 
   
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Winter
 
 
 
 
Fall
 
 
Courtyard Gardens
 
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Roof Gardens
for different functions: relaxation, entertaining, and food production

 

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Soften hard places
 
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Streetscapes
low maintenance and always beautiful
 
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A balcony retreat
 
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Urban Edibles
   
   
Rooftop Fall crops Edible flowers in Spring
   
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A flat of cilantro grown indoors brightens many dishes... even on cold winter days Center city veggie garden
     
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Rainbow chard adds height and color in annual display. Also great for healthy snacking or supper saute Windowbox-grown tomatoes and basil Rooftop blueberry foliage turns crimson as alpine strawberries continue to produce in late Fall. Kiwi fruit climbs a trellis in the background
 
Before and After
 
 
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Living spaces developed with large plants
 
 
 
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Privacy tactfully achieved with an evergreen screen
 
 
 
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Low maintenance perennial garden for quiet admiration
 
 
 
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Parking / utility yard becomes fruit and veggie container garden with wildflower seating area
 
 
 
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A little cleanup makes a big difference
 
The early days
 
 
Snapshots from my past
Farming in Lancaster County for the Brendle Family's Green Meadow Farm
     
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Chive flowers add zest, color, and flair to dishes A mixed flat of heirloom tomatoes.
I grew hundreds of pounds!
Green beans so tender and delicious, I eat them raw
     
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The golden green striped tomatoes with hints of turquoise are perfectly ripe Me rockin' the big tractor.
Not!
Err, having fun pretending
Tending microgreens in the hothouse
 
 
From my years working in private estate landscape management
     
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