Tag Archives: ecotome

Wreathing the Beds

  Greens After Christmas  A second purpose for the branches of Christmas trees and other holiday greens is to re-use them as decorative wreathing for your otherwise somewhat bare perennial beds, but the reason to use them is usually to help insulate plants residing in the earth beneath. I find this branch overlay technique especially […]

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Your Ecotome

ECOTOME This self describing noun is not much in current use, yet it would seem to me by its etymological origins that it could usefully be incorporated when referring to ones own local ecological context. The ‘local ecotome’ would refer to the surrounding area of which you are a part, the one whose ecological realities […]

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About Ellen Cool and ‘A Reasoned Landscape’

ELLEN COOL Designer, PhD Biology,  Author @ AReasonedLandscape.com STONE GARDEN DESIGNS INC. Landscape Composition, Stonework. Garden Design, Creation, Restoration. With 34 years of Immersion in the Work of the Land. stonegardendesigns@comcast.net Garden Visits by Appointment 781 856 5600 19  Circle Street, Marblehead,  Mass  01945 “As time went by I realised that the particular place I had chosen […]

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