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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At the end of January 2014, I started A Walk in the Garden. I hoped to share some observations about one of the loves of my life–gardening–and to attract attention to the two books I published over that period. Photography … Continue reading
In my ebook Guess What’s in my Garden! I included a chapter that tries to answer the question: What is a Garden? Please understand that I am not a vegetable gardener. Rather, my gardens have been created around trees, shrubs, perennials, vines … Continue reading
I try to take a good walk every day, and yesterday on my way I was delighted to see a number of wild flowers in bloom. Here in August in our part of North Carolina the wildflower picture is not so extravagant as … Continue reading
My friends, the Woodland Gnomes at Forest Garden, introduced me to a most interesting post by Cathy at Words and Herbs on the Ten Seasons of Phenology. That was a new term for me, and I submit that her post is a most interesting explanation. I hope … Continue reading
My Arranger and I enjoyed a glass of wine and then dinner on our screened-in porch last evening. It was cooler, and the sky was overcast so we did not have to contend with the late afternoon sun. We were both struck … Continue reading
Last week we traveled up central North Carolina and Virginia and back to visit friends for a shared birthday celebration. I choose not to include the years that my friend Sam and I have been celebrating birthdays; we are just grateful to … Continue reading
Last weekend in the mountains of North Carolina I spent a delightful afternoon walking back woods roads and following a rushing stream. The streams in the area were running strong after a series of heavy rains. In poking around the woods I came across … Continue reading
When we planted our first annuals in our new garden in Chapel Hill, I was helped by my then four year old granddaughter Hannah. I wrote in Guess What’s in My Garden! about that event and the fun we had … Continue reading
One of the special plants that began blooming in my garden in early April was the Spring (some say Summer) Snowflake (Leucojum aestivum). I say it is special because it is without question a true family heirloom. My Aunt Martha gave me … Continue reading