Wibble Wobble Wibble Wobble Wordless Wednesday… Almost Wordless. You can hear my husband talking in the background. He says, “You go on, buddy. Not today.” We had just thwarted the menacing plans of a large Red-tailed Hawk looming overhead.
It is a beautiful day, and I plan to be in my garden all day. Correction: I plan to be in my garden all weekend. There’s so much I want to do and need to do. It’s a good thing that I like getting my hands dirty. To me, there’s nothing better than weeding, digging, and planting in a garden. Speaking of gardening, I thought I would share my latest article on spring gardening tips in the current issues of both Midtown and Cary Living Magazines (Raleigh and Cary, NC sister publications). ‘Green Thumbs For All’ was a lot of fun to write, and I enjoyed visiting local garden centers and talking to landscape professionals. … More Green Thumbs For All: Spring Gardening Tips
Bleeding Heart: Lamprocapnos spectablis (formerly known as Dicentra spectablis) My garden, 2017 It is Spring! Finally. The dreamwork of Winter is over and we move into the active work of sowing the seeds that we have pondered and planned the last four months. The gardens in our minds, between the pages of a book, the … More Bleeding Hearts: Of Spring and Simple Things
A few weeks ago we were walking past our neighborhood lake and saw two Great Blue Herons performing quite an elaborate dance. We stopped to watch, not completely sure what was happening. They flew in low circles around each other, flapping their long stretched-out wings. First one rising, then the other. Each time they … More Dance of the Great Blue Herons (or something like that!)
My photo. My hand, yet also Dad’s. Spring 2016 Every year when springtime rolls around and the earth begins to awaken, I start thinking more about my dad. Winters are so harsh where I grew up. Spring is much anticipated and everyone is ready to get outside and feel the sun. I was fortunate to … More The Stories We Carry
It’s that time, again. So much is happening in the spring woods in March. There are a lot of wildflowers coming into bloom! Some are so small, or well camouflaged, that you have to look closely to see them. I always look forward to the day that I walk in the woods and spot something … More The Woods are Alive with Atamasco Lilies
I’m in Hellebore Heaven! Here’s a few from my garden: March is one of my favorite months in the garden. There is so much new life–flora and fauna. The days are warmer, but still cool enough for long sleeves, which is perfect because I spent the afternoon digging out poison ivy roots before they have … More Hellebore Heaven