Monthly Archives: August 2011

Fred Gonsowski Artwork, before the Blog

I got a comment from a past customer / fan on my 8-21-2011 post titled: Designing / Planting a Hosta Garden. Her comment made me want to put up a few photos of my artwork, that I made Back in … Continue reading

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Designing / Planting a Hosta Garden

Many people are Blesses???, Cursed!!! with a shade garden. If you are one of them, you will most likely be making lemon-aid out of lemons. Your lemon of choice, in this situation will be the Hosta, also called the Plantation … Continue reading

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HOSTAS (Plantation Lily)…Planting, Dividing, and Maintenance

Hostas, also called the Plantation Lilyare a common sight in many gardens. In my area of Upstate New York, zone 5-4, they are widely used in shady areas. Hostas come in many sizes. They can be plants that mature to … Continue reading

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DAYLILIES…Planting, Dividing, and Maintenance

Daylilies are probably one of the most dependable and easiest to grow of all the Summer flowers. The Daylily is also called the Hemerocallis. It is called the daylily, because its flowers only bloom for one day. The nice thing … Continue reading

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Hanging Pictures Around a Room

In interior decorating there are Natural Lines in an Environment that direct your eye both Horizontally and Vertically around a room. When adding decorative elements (pictures, mirrors or other kinds of wall decor) to your space, you want to line … Continue reading

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