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Chet Stentiford
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  • Saugus, MA
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"Visit Creative Gardens Programming on Face Book. click on the link here https://www.facebook.com/CreatGardens"
Jan 6, 2013
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"View all of Creative Gardens Programming programs here.. click on the link to my web site here http://www.hortservices.net/page9.html"
Jan 6, 2013
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January program filmed at the Lowell Spinners ball club, Lowell, Ma. Class A Boston Red Sox affiliate
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Creative Gardens Programming

Title page from Creative Gardens program in Saugus, Ma. Local cable access.
Jan 6, 2013
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"http://vimeo.com/51698208 Episode 6 of Creative Gardens with The Saugonian Gardener"
Oct 19, 2012
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Aug 15, 2012
Susan Bergman and Chet Stentiford are now friends
Jul 13, 2012
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"I don't think it's Passion Flower. Passion Flower grows more like a vine actually with numerous blossoms."
Jul 3, 2012
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Jul 3, 2012
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"Gardening in the 1600s here in Saugus at the Saugus Iron Works. Follow the link here http://ning.it/OY068w"
Jul 2, 2012
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Jun 18, 2012
Chet Stentiford posted a status
"Greetings from Creative Gardens w/ The Saugonian Gardener herein Saugus, Ma. Catch our current episode . http://vimeo.com/44269759"
Jun 18, 2012
Chet Stentiford left a comment for MRosales
"Perhaps you'd be interested in following my various blogs...I offer various helpful tips on plant care and garden design.. experience comes over a very long period of time and the things we learn along the way usually come from hard work and…"
Jun 11, 2012
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Jun 11, 2012
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May 2, 2012

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About Me:
For over thirty years, Chet Stentiford has designed individualized landscapes that cut against the grain of conventional gardens. Focusing primarily on natural design concepts, his approach breaks with the traditional gardens created today by most landscape firms. Chet holds a degree in ornamental horticulture and has worked in design, construction, and in the retail and wholesale nursery trades enabling him to work efficiently with clients and contractors.


Chet is an event speaker, available to talk to garden clubs and similar organizations. His writing about New England gardens appears in local magazines.
Website:
http://www.hortservices.net

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Chet Stentiford's Gardening Blog

Ideal shrubs that thrive in shady locations

Often times, home owners encounter problem-ed areas in their yards where they fear nothing will grow.

An area that is over laden with shade or dappled shade that can be a problem for certain sun loving plants, however these areas offer the greatest potential for beautiful landscapes of shade gardens that are peaceful and tranquil to the one who enjoys them.

this need not need to be a discouraging factor when considering planting in this location, as numerous plants will thrive,…

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Posted on May 2, 2012 at 4:27pm

Evergreen Azalea leaf yellowing/drop in the fall. Is this normal?

Yellowing and leaf drop certainly can indicate certain deficiencies, weather in the soil or the plant itself.

One indicator is often times a lack of iron, however a complete fertilizer such as a product by Espoma, contains various trace elements such as boron, manganese as well as iron. Holly tone is an exceptional product to use in this case for all acid loving plants.

Fertilizing your plants should be done in the early spring as soon as all danger of frost is gone. This will…

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Posted on April 30, 2012 at 3:26pm

Easy Wild Flowers

"Easy Wild Flowers" Sunday, April 29.2012\

Often times in my thirty year career, I have often been asked various questions that leave me lacking for an honest and sincere evaluation and without sounding critical at the same time, regarding garden plants and flowers that have few demands for continuous maintenance and care, be it pruning,division,watering and insect control. It is a difficult question to answer completely..much of the time it requires good luck and…

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Posted on April 29, 2012 at 6:00pm

Gardening in the shade...Pros & Cons

Gardening in the shade...Pros & cons

Shaded areas have always been given a bad rap, considering some of the adverse conditions they propose to may perennial plants and shrubs, however there are numerous plants that thrive under such conditions, for example Rhododendrons, Azaleas, Solomon Seal, Hosea, simply because they seeks the comfort of moisture and cooler temperatures shaded areas offer during the main part of the growing season.

As spring breaks,, when the trees are…

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Posted on April 29, 2012 at 10:00am — 3 Comments

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At 10:00am on December 30, 2011, Dave Berning gave Chet Stentiford a gift
At 10:00am on December 30, 2011, Dave Berning said…

Thanks for connecting looking forward to sharing

 
 
 

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