Articles by Elaine Johnson Landscape Design

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    The Picket Line

    The other day as I was riding through my neighborhood I marveled at all the different styles of picket fence that adorn our Cape Cod traditional architecture. Certainly the picket fence is quintessentially “Cape Cod” as it is a perfect …

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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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    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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    Awaiting the Vernal Equinox

    “May flowers always line your path and sunshine light your day. May songbirds serenade you every step along the way. May a rainbow run beside you in a sky that’s always blue. And may happiness fill your heart each day …

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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

                                                              The Art of Exterior Design _           …

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    Arbor Day Commenorative

     Plant a Tree April is the month that gardeners consider perhaps the ‘cruelest” to evoke an oft repeated sentiment. We get teased with sunny, milder days and our spirits soar as we dig in the dirt and observe the emerging …

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  • Elaine Johnson - Extending the Season

    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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    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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    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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