Sarah

Sarah Reimer grew up on the wide rolling plains of Kansas, one of six children. Her parents taught their children the value of nature connectedness, sustainability, art, music, and religion. Sarah is a creative writer, amateur photographer, enthusiastic organic gardener, and student of the natural world.

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Habitat Restoration ~ Giving Back to Wildlife in Miami, FL

Why is habitat restoration important for Miami and South Florida?   Habitat restoration by definition is an activity conducted to return a project site, to the maximum extent practicable, to the ecological condition that existed prior to the loss or degradation.  At Knoll Landscape Design, we’re working toward teaching about and implementing environmentally sustainable design …

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Return of the Victory Garden

Return of the Victory Garden The Victory Garden movement of WWI & II, and The Great Depression encouraged nearly 20 million Americans to plant fruits and vegetables in backyard gardens, empty lots, on roof tops, in neighborhood parks, and on other public land including 800 gardens in the Golden Gate Park in San Francisco.  Also called war gardens, these food spaces were promoted …

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Zen Gardens

A Zen Garden provides a space of peaceful serenity where one can find an opportunity for meditation and inward reflection. When the pressures and stresses of the world become great, the best place to “retreat” can be within. The state of Zen is a state of quiet contemplative stillness and, with the proper placement and …

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Mediterranean Gardens

Fill your outdoor living space with all the rich culture and charm of the Mediterranean. Marvelous statues and fountains will bring the flair of classical and Hellenistic sculpture, carefully sculpted topiaries add a clean well groomed look to your living landscape, and a thoughtful arrangement of flora will make every trip into your backyard a …

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Tropical Gardens

Recreate the exotic sights and aromas of a pristine tropical paradise in your own back yard. We carefully select the perfect exotic plants for your space and  methodically place them in a beautiful natural design. With careful placement and proper care your tropical garden will become a favorite destination of hummingbirds and butterflies everywhere. Aromatic flowering …

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Edible Landscapes

l carefully design my edible landscapes so that they can be enjoyed like any other ornamental garden, with added emphasis on the healthful properties of fresh, living foods.  Every garden project is unique and takes on its own life in a marriage of beauty and practicality.  Creating an edible landscape doesn’t mean that your whole …

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Healing Gardens

A Healing Garden is a space that is created with the intention to enhance our inborn stability and to reinforce the grounding belief that we are connected with nature.  It’s a space with a therapeutic magnetic pulse, a beacon that offers solace and sanctuary for all to enjoy fresh air, sunshine and shade.  With exotic …

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Raised Bed Garden- The Neighborhood Friendly Edible Paradise by Easy Edible Landscapes

Raised Bed Garden-The Edible Paradise Landscape Designer Brent Knoll of Knoll Landscape Design Miami and Easy Edible Landscapes, regularly installs raised bed gardens for his South Florida clients. Why? These raised bed gardens are a highly effective method of planting herbs, fruits and vegetables for people and families that live in an urban to suburban community. What is a Raised …

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The Wisdom of Native Plants, South Florida and Miami

The Wisdom of Native Plants, South Florida and Miami   In the great scheme of nature, all living species spend many generations co-evolving with their surrounding eco-systems to become perfectly suited for their role in their environment. They not only develop the defenses and resources needed to survive, but they also develop particular traits that …

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Bamboo: The Building Material of a Better Tomorrow

Miami's own Brent Knoll, of Knoll Landscape Design, makes sustainability and ecological responsibility his top priority. Fortunately for Brent's clients, his application of sustainability brings style and flare.  We know, of course, that growing our own food is one of the most sustainable and ecologically responsible things we can do. It revitalizes our soil, fortifies …

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Why you should install an edible landscape in your Miami yard.

Why you should install an Edible Landscape in your Miami yard The simple essence of edible landscaping is to create the same bright botanical display that any gardener desires, while using plants that are as delicious and nourishing as they are stunningly beautiful! In the conventional methods of landscape design, the goal is to provide …

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