23 Oct 2015

Rooftop Patio

West Chester, PA      Custom Patios LLC gained headline news in the feature article “Patterns Come Into View”. One of the first of its kind in the area Custom Patios installed a engineered large scale 2500 square foot rooftop patio at the Denney-Reyburn retirement building in West Chester, Pa

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20 Oct 2015

Ask Jennifer: Your Gardening Questions Answered

I would like to grow some “barometer plants” to use as an early warning system for my garden. What plants are first to respond to frost, first to bolt and first to wilt? Is this a waste of time? It’s not a waste of time, but I’m not sure you’d have to invest in any particular variety. I would use half-hardy annuals that are sensitive to frost, such as cosmos lobelia

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15 Oct 2015

What You Can Grow In Shady Spaces

All shade is not equal. Some shady conditions will yield much more produce than others will, while some areas are better left for hostas and moss. Gardeners should be familiar with the different types of shade, but should also keep in mind that measuring how much shade your garden gets isn’t always easy.

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