The Garden Spot with Hannah Scott: Fall Checklist

Just because summer is nearly over (officially in 2014, the autumnal equinox brings the fall season to the Northern Hemisphere on: September 22 at 10:29 P.M. EDT) doesn’t mean you can put away your trowels and hoes. There’s a few more things to do and we’ve created a checklist for you.

The Art and Science of Landscape Design

When you spend time outside observing nature, you notice the delicate balance and harmony between plants and their environment. I knew that it would be a great challenge to learn to combine my love of nature and art into a profession.

The Garden Spot with Hannah Scott: Spring Planting

Getting an early start on your garden will insure you a lushness to your plants, veggies and flowers this summer as the growing season is just beginning. If you’re in a colder climate, start your seeds indoors now,

Thinking About An Outdoor Fireplace?

An outdoor fireplace can add a focal point for friends and family to converge, stretch those outdoor entertaining nights when cooler weather comes, or add a romantic setting. And depending upon which type you choose, it may fit in with your existing landscaping or

Growing English Lavender

Of all the lavender, English lavender (Lavandula angustifolia) is probably the most admired for its beauty, fragrant leaves and flowers. The Provence Blue variety is known for its compact size, silvery evergreen color and delicate stems tipped with bright purple flowers.

The Garden Spot with Hannah Scott: Property Boaders & Landscaping

Whether it’s for curb appeal, to frame your garden in similar style, or for basic privacy, the boarder you pick for your property can increase value to your home and enhance or refresh the look of you yard. With so many options, you can go traditional tried-and-true, or

The Garden Spot with Hannah Scott: Vegetable Gardens

I grew up with a mom who loved to garden. In my teens, like many girls, I suddenly discovered salads. The best was in summer when I could walk out to the garden and pick some leaf lettuce, cucumbers, carrots and tomatoes and toss them all together with a fresh vinaigrette dressing.

The Garden Spot with Hannah Scott: Bring the Outdoors In

We often forget the interior of our homes when it comes to gardening. Sure, flower arrangements and a small plant here or there are included for aesthetics or even as a matter of air quality, but a great architectural tree or plant can bring focus to a room just like a beautiful painting would.

Why Buy A Hybrid…? Pros Outweigh Cons

With gas prices about to be on the summer rise, but not quite there yet, deals are good for hybrids if you want to make that environmentally friendly transition. And according to Bottom Line Publication, consumers can rest assured that these vehicles will work for you

Secrets of a Landscape Designer

Shhhhhh….don’t tell anyone, but I am about to tell you some secrets! Most people that have a garden designer work at their home are unaware of the interesting process of creating the final plan. I will let you know our secret ways…if you promise not to tell!

Si, el ‘Derecho’!

Or in English a “Straight Line” vs. a Tornado or “Whirling Line”

Whoa! I had to fasten my seat belt for this one, and not only because the winds clocked in at a rapid 91 miles per hour!  El Derecho came on the scene faster than a Latin Lover meeting the girl of his dreams!

The Garden Spot With Hannah Scott: Roses

I always love the site of a picket fence with a trellis of roses cascading along–white, pink, peach, yellow, red–this is my favorite flower bar none. But did you know the rose is actually just an unfussy bush? It may put into perspective what some may call a delicate flower.