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  • 00:48

    GINA SAMAROTTO - LANDSCAPE & GARDEN DESIGN

    in Design

     
    She has been creating stunning outdoor living spaces for more than twelve years. Her distinctive, signature designs create landscapes that entice her clients to live under a ceiling of sky.Whether addressing large scale construction or small, intimate spaces, Gina's designs artistically meld beautiful form with function. Gina's unique approach takes full advantage of her formal training in both landscape architecture and interior design - her projects embrace every detail of the space from the overall construction design to the accessories that grace the final product.Dual training in both landscape design and interior design gives Gina's work a unique, synergistic and distinctive flair. She designs the space and styles to create a finished product that is much more than a landscape; it is truly a spectacular living space under a ceiling of sky.No detail is too small and no project is too large to elicit what has been called her "trademark ardor" for design.Experienced in both print and electronic media, Gina is comfortable and effective on air with the ability to speak easily with the host while successfully engaging the audience.Landscape Design .Garden DesignCurb Appeal.Creating An Outdoor Living Space.Home Style.Creating a look that reflects your personal style and works with your lifestyle.Design and Style Trends .Gina is a member of ASLA, APLD, ASID, IFDA as well as a NYS Certified Master Gardener.Her work has appeared in Fine Gardening Magazine, The New York Times, eHow, SheKnows, CNN Living, etc. 800-797-0598 information @ samarottodesigns.com 

  • 00:45

    WAY BACK WHEN

    in History

    Join Nancy & Lisa on ‘Way Back When’, Big Blend Radio's history show. Featured Guests include: Representing The Trust for Public Land, Paige Rausser will discuss their efforts to Save Cahuenga Peak, home of the historic Hollywood Sign in Los Angeles, CA; and garden designer Jane Berger, APLD will discuss Designing & Restoring Historic Gardens.

  • 01:30

    GARDEN GOSSIP

    in Hobbies

    Join Big Blend Magazine editors Nancy & Lisa, for Big Blend Radio's 'Garden Gossip' home & garden show. Featured guests include: HGTV Carpenters Russ Hemmis & Marcus Hunt 'Team Two Times'; Don Rosenberg - author 'No Green Thumb Required! Organic Family Gardening Made Easy'; APLD landscape designer Rachel Gioannini - Casa Serena Landscape Designs in Tucson, AZ; and Mark Highland 'The Organic Mechanic' - Organic Mechanic Soils.

  • 02:01

    Big Blend Radio

    in Entertainment

    Join Big Blend Magazine editors Nancy & Lisa, plus special guest co-host business coach Therese Skelly, on Big Blend Radio. Featured Guests include: Lynn Wiese Sneyd 'The Book Biz Whiz'; Alice Collins - The Liquid Fence Company; landscape designer Rick Laughlin, APLD; Mark Manfield - Lorimar Vineyards & Winery in Temecula, CA; and Tomas Estes - Tequila Ocho.

  • 02:30

    GARDEN GOSSIP

    in Hobbies

    Join Nancy & Lisa on 'Garden Gossip', Big Blend Radio's home and garden show. Special Guests include: HGTV Carpenters Russ Hemmis & Marcus Hunt; Regina Leeds 'The Zen Organizer'; Mike Rimland - Costa Farms; Barbara Scheer - Jaz Rose Spray; Rick Laughlin - APLD, Laughlin Design Associates; Don Rosenberg - Author of “No Green Thumb Required! Organic Family Gardening Made Easy; Dave Jarzynka - Briggs Nursery; Bobby Blew - Centerton Nursery; and Mark Highland - Organic Mechanics Soil Company

  • 01:30

    Fall Parties!

    in Entertainment

    Join Nancy & Lisa on Big Blend Radio’s ‘Creative Celebrations’ party planning show. It’s all about Fall Celebrations including Halloween and The Day of The Dead, with special guest co-host Joan Burns - ‘The Event Planner Extraordinaire’. Chris Perrin – ‘The Party Food Dude’ will share his Fall Harvest Party Menu. And if you’re planning an Outdoor Fall Party, Wedding or Gatherings - Landscape Designer Danilo P. Maffei APLD, will share his Fall Landscape Design ideas, and Peter Pape from The Liquid Fence Company will discuss their all-natural insect repellents that keep Outdoor Celebrations Bug Free!