Slowly….There are Signs of Spring!

This past week the temperatures have been in the double digits, in fact it has been the warmest it has been in 6 MONTHS! I’ve long since broken out my sandals…for me, that is a sure sign of spring! However, now that the snow has finally melted at home here just outside of Barrie, Ontario […]

Perennial of the Year 2015 – Geranium¬†xcantabrigiense¬†‘Biokovo’

   Every year the Perennial Plant Association names a Perennial of the Year, and for 2015 that choice is ‘Biokovo’ Cranesbill (Geranium xcantabrigiense ‘Biokovo’) Cranesbills are amongst my favorite perennials for the garden. Their profuse blooms and excellent mounding habit make them a sure win in the garden! I’ve been known to sneak Cranesbills into my garden […]

Looking for some Spring Gardening Chores?

Now that spring has arrived are you looking for some gardening chores? If you are like me you have probably been looking out the window itching to get out there are start doing anything in the garden to start feeling like you’re back into the gardening season. For those looking to get a jump start […]

Creating Curb Appeal

Whether you have a new home or you have been in your home for a number of years, creating curb appeal is an important part of your homes features. Curb appeal can: Invite buyers to your home Bring your personality outside Extend your inside style outside According to Landscape Ontario, landscaping your home can increase […]

Pantone’s 2015 Color of the Year – Marsala

Pantone‘s color of the year for 2015 is Marsala Pantone describes Marsala as “An earthy shade with a bit of sophistication”. Thinking about this years color of the year I first wondered how it was incorporated into the garden, but right away I realized that Marsala is an earthy tone, one the we would naturally […]

A Quick Introduction

Landscape Designs by Jodie Munshaw is a landscape design office located in Barrie, Ontario that services the Simcoe County, Cottage Country and GTA areas. Our specialty is landscape design offering full landscape design services (concept plans, master plans, construction drawings, site plans), landscape consultations and project management services. To complement these services we also offer […]