Articles by Elaine Johnson Landscape Design

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    Curb Appeal Up Front and Personal

    Curb Appeal Up Front and Personal This year February still finds us in the grip of Winter and, as gardeners, we are probably getting cabin fever and aching to get outside, dirty our hands and start that Spring clean up. …

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    The Art of Exterior Design

      By Elaine Johnson Cape Codders love spending time outdoors, and more people are treating outdoor spaces on their properties as true extensions of their homes, turning porches, pools,patios, decks, and gardens into outdoor living spaces that serve the same …

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    Extending the Season

                       “Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished”.
~ Lao Tzu Now that the temperatures have fallen gardeners start turning their thoughts to indoor activities. Yes, there still remains a few outdoor must …

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    Gardens have Meanings and Memories

           “Show me your garden and I will tell you who you are” _Alfred Austin   A few years ago I had the pleasure of traveling to Saxton’s River, Vermont to attend a week long seminar given by …

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  • The Winter Garden - Elaine Johnson

    The Winter Garden

      “What fascinates me about the garden in winter is that it is the true test of garden design…like a church in Lent, stripped of its furnishings, so that one falls back on the purity of the architecture, devoid of …

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    The Art of Exterior Design

                                                              The Art of Exterior Design _           …

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    Let’s Contain It

    ” The Thrillers, Fillers and Spillers “ This month is very, very busy as so many outdoor tasks and household must dos are crying for our attention. It may mean painting, cleaning out garages for that sale, power washing the …

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    With Summer, Revise Your Container Plantings

      By Elaine Johnson With the advent of summer weather, our color sense shifts from the pastels of spring and early summer to the vibrant hues of high summer. There is no better way to pump up your palette than …

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    Enter My Gardens

    Enter My Gardens. My Approach To assure the best results for my clients, my services rely on the importance of a cohesive, unified team approach. I believe that for any project to be truly successful, the landscape designer, architect, interior …

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    The Christmas Stroll

    Each Christmas the villages on Cape Cod celebrate the season with strolls down the Main streets of each community. The Cape is divided in to thirteen towns and within each town are the charming villages. The oldest village is Sandwich …

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