Author Leeann Lavin

Leeann is the author of The Hamptons & Long Island Homegrown Cookbook and is the author and designer for Finishing Touches: The Art of Garnishing the Cocktail (2/17 publication). Leeann is an award-winning Garden Specialist and principal of Duchess Designs, LLC, designing artful, sustainable ornamental and edible gardens. She received a Certificate in Landscape Design from The NY Botanical Garden NYBG. /contributors/#llavin

Radius Root Slayer Edger: Product Review

This sturdy, ergonomic edger has a unique blade design that allows it to easily cut through roots when edging. A wide step lets you quickly plunge the edger deep into the soil and the O-handle grip lets you rock the edger from side to side to saw through roots. Built to last, with a lifetime warranty, this is one tool every gardener who likes neatly-edged beds will want. Continue Reading

Amazing Rake: Product Review

The Amazing Rake is an excellent tool for far more than just fall yard clean-up - it’s no wonder that it won a 2016 National Hardware Show Award. Lightweight but solid, it allows you to easily rake, scoop and pick up just about any kind of garden debris. Available in three bright colors, it’s made in America and has a full, one-year warranty. Continue Reading