Tag Archives: Brookgreen Gardens

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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Gift

Yesterday, Mother Nature gifted us with sunshine and 71°F. That is unseasonably warm even for South Carolina. Regular temps are on their way for the rest of the week including a forecast for frost this Thursday evening. We took advantage … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

Hello from the Palmetto State and my patio door.  🙂 We’re settled into a very comfortable condo in Murrells Inlet and enjoying the view and sounds of the ocean even on a gray and foggy day. Did I mention it … Continue reading

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Friends

We’ve been hanging out with some very nice people down here in SC, and it has made me think about where we find our friends and how long we get to keep them. Life has a way of getting in … Continue reading

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Snow or Floral Friday

The Nor’easter that plowed through New England yesterday sure packed a wallop. It dropped 18″ at our house. Then the John Deere had a flat tire, and the state plow took out the mailbox. Good thing our daughter is creative … Continue reading

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Sticks

Artists and their work come in many forms. But, you know art when you see it even when it is outside the box. Those of us visiting SC were treated to a month of watching Patrick Dougherty, Brookgreen Garden’s Winter … Continue reading

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Rainy Day

It was a beautiful day for a walk at Brookgreen Gardens even with an umbrella. ☔ Do you ever take a walk on a rainy day? ☂

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Nature

Why do people head south in the winter? The simple answer for this gardener is so I can be outside and enjoy nature in ways that don’t require a snow shovel or scraper. The camellias are blooming here, and the … Continue reading

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Play Dirt

I hope my friend, Sue, doesn’t mind me borrowing her great-grandson’s favorite request of her to ‘play dirt.’ Trucks, pails, shovels, and laughter follow that request. 🙂 I can’t play dirt here in SC nor could I if I was … Continue reading

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Wildflower Art

On Saturday, two friends and I attended the first of three lectures on The Reign of Rice at Brookgreen Gardens. The Reign of Rice series explore the Gullah Geechee heritage as it related to the production of rice on SC plantations. … Continue reading

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