Category Archives: Gardening

Thursday Doors

I love wrought iron, and here are two lovely gates from Brookgreen Gardens. Were they forged by a blacksmith in Charleston? I don’t know, but I’m thinking they might have been based on the history and attention to detail at … Continue reading

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Road trip

A while back the car pulled out and four ladies headed north two hours to Bishopville, SC, to see Pearl Fryar’s very special topiary garden. It’s still beautiful beyond an ordinary gardener’s imagination. Once we were done admiring this very … Continue reading

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February

It’s almost Valentine’s Day, and Life has leveled out to a normal amount of ups and downs.  Picture a happy dance.  🙂 There have been some beautiful sunrises and sunsets, and we also enjoyed some amazing temperatures in the 70’s … Continue reading

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Hershey

gardens not candy bar. 🙂 Although, Milton Hershey did create the 5¢ Hershey candy bar in 1900 with the almond variety being added in 1908. According to Candy Central this year, the simple Hershey Bar still ranks #4 in the … Continue reading

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Autumn

We’re having great weather. It’s 46°F right now. The leaves aren’t showing a lot of color yet, but there are spots here and there. I’ve trimmed just about every shrub on the property, and I’m gaining on deadheading my perennials. … Continue reading

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Outdoor chores

Do you have a fall outdoor chore list? I live on almost four acres and mine is long. But, the chore list and a MG project have put some strain on my back. I’ve had to back off a bit … Continue reading

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Flower Power

I can talk flowers this Monday, but not veggies. My veggies in raised beds are done for the year because they couldn’t make it through the every other day rainfall. I’m sure the local farmers markets will look forward to … Continue reading

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