5 01, 2012

Ice on the Pond

2012-01-23T15:04:02+00:00

Here in the Mid-Atlantic, it's been a mild Winter.  Before I left for the New Year in Wilmington, I turned off my waterfall here at Woodland Cottage since I heard a freeze was on the way.  When I got home yesterday, there was a thin coating of ice on the pond--first of the season. What a difference a year (or two) makes!  Here's the pond and waterfall after the [...]

Ice on the Pond 2012-01-23T15:04:02+00:00
2 03, 2010

Montrose

2010-03-03T00:02:01+00:00

Sometimes, things just work out for the best. Like last Thursday. Steve and I got in the car in Wilmington, on a rainy, nasty, cold morning at 7am. We were headed to Montrose in Hillsborough, NC, to tour the gardens. Hillsborough is northwest of Durham, so we went through Raleigh on the way. It's really a straight shot up I-40 from Wilmington. When we got close to Raleigh, it [...]

Montrose 2010-03-03T00:02:01+00:00
23 01, 2010

Baby Steps

2010-01-23T17:37:30+00:00

After the glorious spring-thaw weather last week, we have stepped back slowly into winter.  February can be either brutal or a one-step-forward, one-step-back type of month.  I think February is the worst month...you can finally feel the sun again, yet the air just will not let go of winter.  And it is often the snowiest time, too. Yet the garden is taking its baby steps toward spring.  We are [...]

Baby Steps 2010-01-23T17:37:30+00:00
23 01, 2010

Baby Steps

2010-01-23T17:29:05+00:00

After the glorious spring-thaw weather last week, we have stepped back slowly into winter.  February can be either brutal or a one-step-forward, one-step-back type of month.  I think February is the worst month...you can finally feel the sun again, yet the air just will not let go of winter.  And it is often the snowiest time, too. Yet the garden is taking its baby steps toward spring.  We are [...]

Baby Steps 2010-01-23T17:29:05+00:00