Container gardening is truly my favorite style of creating art with nature. I find the possibilities endless and the instant gratification most rewarding. This is creativity in its purest form, an opportunity to think outside of the box. Potted plants can provide a splash of color, warm a barren deck, light up a dark space, and welcome a front entry.
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One of my New Year’s intentions this year is to bring some glorious green life into my home. Low maintenance is key for me. Join me this month on my quest to “Green” up my living space.
The New Year for me is a time of reflection and looking forward both at the same time.I like to take credit for my accomplishments, accept my struggles, and create my next path. I’m excited about this year trips, indoor plants, citrus and other fruits, composting, bulbs, and more. I am even more anxious to share with everyone my adventures and discoveries. Please join me this year and feel free to share your own gardening bucket list for the year to come.
The holiday season can be a hectic time of year. I can easily get swept away with all of the traditions of shopping, cooking, parties, events, traveling, friends, and family. Taking the time to join them in their beloved customs is my most cherished gift of the season, both as a giver and a receiver.
SHOWING OFF CAMELLIA’S One of the first flowers I fell in love with when moving to Hilton Head Island were Camellias. I thought they were incredibly enchanting and exquisitely beautiful. The season of bloom for these charmers is between fall and spring which I find […]
Orange flowers are clearly the star of the show, the way it stands out among the rest of the colors. Peruse the list of orange annuals and perennials that can be used in your garden
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. […]
DEER DO’S AND DON’TS One year, a week before the All Saints Garden tour, the deer came through several properties and ate most of what I had just installed. We had sprayed everything as it came off the trucks but one of […]
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.