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Sunday, June 24, 2012
Save the Riverbank!
A Shadblow in spring
One of my design projects that I have been working on is right
on the Farmington River at the Tunxis Plantation Golf Course in Farmington,
Connecticut.The Farminton River Watershed Association asked me to work in collaboration with them to help
stabilize a portion of the riverbank with a native planting.So fun, and surprisingly, easy! There are
lots of native plants to choose from that together, provide interest thorough
out the year. Here is a quick sketch of the area- I’m hoping that this planting
will go in soon as with each river flood, a little more of the riverbank gets
Julie Harrison, a landscape designer and decorator, has a flair for creative and imaginative designs that are infused with her own unique sense of style.
She knows that a good horticulturalist has to “get their hands dirty in order to get green.”
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