Red Columbine“Hi Mary,

We received your package and it was wonderful....so thorough and helpful. We have already begun work on the yard....trimmed bushes, cut off the suckers on the tree, and cut back a lot of the overgrown plants. It looks a million times better!!

Thank you so much for all your help and great ideas. We are on our way to knowing at least a little bit about taking care of this yard! We will definitely recommend you to anyone we know in need of a garden consult.

Take care and thanks again for everything.”

Missy & Paul L.


"Thanks for coming out today. I got some really valuable information, and now I’m much more motivated to try my hand at gardening."   Amy K.


“Thanks so much Mary. It was a pleasure to meet you too and exceptionally informative. We are feeling much more inspired, rather than daunted, by our garden.

Thanks for identifying those other allusive species.”

Caroline L.


“Hi Mary -- thought you'd like to see what we did with your suggestions! The front yard looks just wonderful! I'm very pleased with the way everything turned out.  Come next spring we'll be working on the back yard.

Thanks again for all your help with this!”
Renée N.


“Thank you so much for yesterday!   I so enjoyed it and meeting you!!!! I thoroughly appreciate all your advice and am looking forward to what you send to me later!”

Shari O.


“The papers arrived on Saturday, and I spent Sunday looking them over. I'm very impressed with the detail you went into, the way you organized your ideas, and the sheer amount of work that represents. I'm very happy with what you have done, and look forward to putting it into affect.”

Shep P.

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Mary V. Pendergast
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