The Angel Oak, located in John's Island, SC, near Charleston, is one of the oldest trees on the East Coast. The Angel Oak is in danger of being removed for development. The Lowcountry Open Land Trust is raising money to buy land around the Angel Oak as a buffer to future development. You can donate and find out more about the Angel Oak here. I donated. Please donate if [...]
My Spring 2013 newsletter is now up on my website. Enjoy! Here's my garden right now--full, glorious Spring. The azaleas will be at peak this weekend.
Loropetalum beginning to bloom in our front yard After what always seems like an eternity (in other words, getting through January), I made it down here to Steve's in Wilmington. I've been here a week and, already, I feel the relaxation and calm streaming into my body and the stress and tension slowly draining out. The air is not all that much warmer down here--though I don't [...]
If you garden, Winter is a time of major dreaming. Dreaming about how our gardens will do this year, dreaming about maybe traveling to see some gardens, and, well...dreaming while sleeping. It's a great time for naps, snuggled up in your favorite old blankets and afghans. Personally, my reading time is just before I sleep--at night or before a nap. I relax and dig into whatever book I'm reading [...]