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APLDCT Blog & News

APLDCT encourages its members, and from time to time guests, to share stories about the journeys they’ve taken, projects they’re working on, tools they use, or anything else related to the green industry.

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Window Box, Plantings, Hydrangea

If you’re not making mistakes, you’re not learning!

Over the years, I’ve come to realize that every week we, as business owners, face ideas and obstacles, that affect the direction of our careers or businesses. These choices can speed up success or hinder growth. I thought it would be fun to do a little self-reflection on some of the things that have most likely held me back in my design career.

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Summer is a Time of Exuberance

…for summer is a time of exuberance. Perennial gardens burst with color and hum with activity as birds and insects busily go about their business. Grasses explode with energy as they send seed heads skyward and dance in the soft, warm, breezes. It’s also a time to reflect on the busyness of spring and the preparations and planning that went into early season projects.

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Time to Reconnect with Life

Once again, June has arrived, seemingly well ahead of schedule. And with it comes that sweet taste of summer. A time for farmer’s markets, garden tours, outdoor concerts, and backyard gatherings. Time to reconnect with life. You know, something other than work…

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Honey Sweet May

“At last came the golden month of the wild folk– honey-sweet May, when the birds come back, and the flowers come out, and the air is full of the sunrise scents and songs of the dawning year.”

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Spring Reinvigoration

Happy spring! Once again, we find ourselves working endless hours, answering a multitude of phone calls, and if we’re lucky, coming home at the end of the day covered in dirt. I hope all of you are enjoying a busy and fruitful spring season!

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Maher & Greenwald Fine Gardens, Inc.

Defining characteristics of the Maher & Greenwald partnership since their founding in New York City in 1985 has been a mixture of planting, designing, community organizing, and ecological concerns. After moving to Connecticut in 1989, they have continued to work with public and community projects, as well as with private clientele.

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