A Walk in the GardenPlease join me for A Walk in the Garden: a way of sharing gardening observations, spiced I hope with a dash of experience, a dollop of opinion, a slice of irreverence, a spoonful of love for plants, and a cup full of memories.
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The challenge this week from Nancy Merrill is to share a photograph taken with natural light. During a visit to the Atlanta Botanic Garden several years ago, I was privileged to view a number of Chihuly masterpieces in the garden. … Continue reading
After a long absence I am happy to rejoin the meme In a Vase on Monday, sponsored by Cathy at Rambling in the Garden. With no garden on a third-floor screened porch, I am left to enjoy such flowers as … Continue reading
I was pleased to receive a note from WordPress today marking the sixth anniversary of A Walk in the Garden. It’s hard to realize that 602 posts have made it out of my word processor, but here I am looking forward … Continue reading
This is a day to give thanks for the blessings in our lives. I am particularly grateful at this time of year for family and friends, for decent octogenarian health, and for the addition of another generation added to my … Continue reading
We recently spent a delightful week at Topsail Beach, NC. One thing I particularly enjoy at the beach is bird-watching. Let me share videos of two groups with you. A flight of marine birds: A flight of Marine birds: Which … Continue reading
Several weeks ago I visited a beautiful garden in Mint Hill, NC. Mary Griggs began developing her two acre garden almost 25 years ago, and what she has created is nothing short of breathtaking. Mary told me was inspired by … Continue reading
This past weekend many in our family gathered to celebrate my granddaughter Kate’s graduation from The University of South Carolina. After four years of dedicated work, she finished with wonderful grades, a host of friends, and one proud grandfather. My … Continue reading
My friend Noell plants hundreds of tulips each year, and she and Jim invite friends each spring for a viewing. Yesterday a cool, cloudy morning changed into a warm sunny afternoon, and Noell and Jim welcomed us into one of … Continue reading
In our culture we revere as special a day that marks an anniversary–a birth, a marriage, a graduation, a start-up–whatever is a new beginning. Today is one of those special days for me…the FIFTH anniversary of A Walk in the Garden. I … Continue reading
A Christmas wish to all for a time of peace throughout our world. May 2019 be a year of generosity–given and received.