Amy Pollien standing in front of her Bar Harbor garden's hoop house

A Cheerful Mess

Garden Tour

Controlled chaos yields a bounty of vegetables and flowers in Bar Harbor.

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Maine garden of native plants

Field Days

Garden Tour

In Freeport, native plants restore a landscape ravaged by invasive weeds.

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backyard floral arrangement by Coco Design Company

Found Art


Brighten your home (while practicing safe social distancing) with a playful arrangement of backyard blooms.

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Jeff in his Phippsburg garden

Making His Own Path


Respect for the climate and natural landscape guide a Phippsburg gardener.

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Ted Carter Inspired Landscapes' work at a home in Kennebunk

The owners of this Kennebunk home wanted more parking space, without sacrificing their lush surroundings. Carter created an area for cars behind a clematis-draped trellis, installing Geoblock 5150 pavers beneath the grass to protect it from damage. In front of the house, he amended a steeply sloped lawn with sand fill and loam, creating a flat, green space for picnics, parties, and playing.

Ask The Experts: 4 Steps to a Stunning Yard

Sponsored Content: Ted Carter Inspired Landscapes

Landscape designer Ted Carter shares tips on designing your garden and grounds — to flourish.

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