We are having a false spring in the North Carolina foothills. Daffodils are bursting through the soil on January 13, far earlier than their usual March appearance due to a week of temperatures in the 55 to 65 range. Although quite welcome, I’m concerned about how my precious King Alfred […]
Wishing a happy and blessed Mother’s Day to each of you, my friends and gentle readers. I pray you receive these words from Jesus, “You are truly His rose, the very theme of His song. You are overshadowed by His love as you grow in the valley.” Song of Solomon […]
Bok Tower Gardens, a sensory delight of natural color and fragrance, along with the 205 ft art deco Tower, transport guests to a simpler time.
For years I’ve wanted a butterfly garden, but never took the steps to make it a reality. This February I took the plunge, planting two milkweed host plants in my central Florida garden. The butterflies came and laid eggs. I only know this because three weeks later, caterpillars appeared on […]
Welcome to my garden, the 2016 edition. As every gardener knows, our landscape changes over time. My two recently acquired vintage cherubs beckoned me to photograph them this morning, calling me outdoors at 6:30am! I assembled a slideshow to share my private sanctuary with you, my friends. The Lord will […]