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My neighbor and I are interested in learning more about your landscape design services for two very different situations. My neighbor's landscape is completely overgrown and I am buying a new house with no landscaping at all! I am leaving a house that had professional landscaping with blooming flowers/shrubs/trees from April - October, with many varying bird species. I'm looking to do something similar at my new home. Thank you very much for your help. Carrie


Landscape Design Strategies Dear Carrie
Sprigs & Twigs landscape designs are created by myself and Kristen Curran and supported by two CAD designers. We have formal training in Botany, Horticulture and Landscape Design and many years of experience with native plants and low maintenance garden designs. Each landscape design we create is a collaborative process with you. Each design, whether large or small, is based on your preferences, and our technical knowledge of plants, their characteristics, their full grown size and environmental needs and an artistic arrangement of colors and blooming times, form and structure. We take into account light, moisture, soil type, wind exposure, salt exposure and many other aspects to create a garden specifically for its unique environment. Gardens we design will bloom from March to November, showing color throughout the season. We specialize in naturalistic designs that mimic Mother Nature by incorporating trees, shrubs, perennials and ground covers in their respective tiers. We choose the right plant for the right place, which helps give your garden a sense of place and reduces the over-all maintenance. We incorporate a high percentage of native plants to create natural spaces that our local birds and pollinators will enjoy and thrive. Our focus is 'Low Maintenance'. We want our customers to enjoy their new landscapes, not be a slave to them. Our landscape designs create your very own plant community - a group of plants that over time can evolve and live harmoniously with each other with a minimum of human intervention. We don't over-plant, but space all of our plants appropriately so that they can grow to full maturity without over-crowding and without needing endless pruning to make them 'fit'. Your investment in a Sprigs & Twigs landscape is one that won't need to be renovated in 10 years' time.

When we complete your design, we'll present it to you in a way that gives you a deeper understanding of all of our choices and knowledge of the true philosophy and purpose behind what we chose and why.

Our landscape design process begins with a no-obligation phone call to our office at 860-235-0752. We will set up an appointment to visit with you and explain things in more detail. Thank you for your timely question.

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About Linda Lillie

Linda K. Lillie is the President of Sprigs & Twigs, Inc, the premier landscape design and maintenance, tree care, lawn care, stonework, and carpentry service provider in southeastern Connecticut since 1997. She is a graduate of Connecticut College in Botany, a Connecticut Master Gardener and a national award winning landscape designer for her landscape design and landscape installation work.


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