PLANTS FOR CHILDREN’S GARDEN DESIGN There is a garden in every childhood, an enchanted place where colors are brighter, the air softer, and the morning more fragrant than ever again. – Elizabeth Lawrence Gardening with children is just plain fun. I started working with children […]
WATER GARDENS “If there is magic on the planet, it is contained in the water” -Loren Eisley Summer is my favorite time of year and I especially love the sultry days of August. The heat and humidity are dependable friends that linger through the night. […]
Color in a garden adds warmth, drama, and interest. Flowers are often the first thing people think about when they want color. I certainly love flowers and use them in abundance, but color doesn’t stop there. In fact, I believe it is just the beginning. Learn what other annuals and perennials offer great summer color.
Summer is here and it is time to plant our flower beds with perennials and annuals. Learn what plants are low maintenance with long lasting blooms.
Fact Sheet: White Clover, Trifolium repens White clover is a member of the Leguminosae family, which includes peas, beans and peanuts. It is considered beneficial to the natural or organic lawn due to its ability to fix nitrogen. All parts of the plant are edible […]
Container Gardening 101 “August rushes by like desert rainfall, A flood of frenzied upheaval, Expected, But still catching me unprepared. Like a match flame Bursting on the scene, Heat and haze of crimson sunsets. Like a dream Of moon and dark barely recalled, A moment, […]
I love the idea of always having something in bloom in a garden. With each season comes a new treasure to behold. I have created a table of fragrant plants that work well here in the lowcountry.
The Edible Garden “The first gatherings of the garden in May of salads, radishes and herbs made me feel like a mother about her baby – how could anything so beautiful be mine. And this emotion of wonder filled me for each vegetable as it […]