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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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Wordless Wednesday – 09/18/13 – Goodbye Summer

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Where have they gone?

I thought I’d planned well. For many years, I have had a lot of the suggested perennials for a successful butterfly garden, and we do not spray anywhere on the property. Purple Coneflowers, Yellow Coreopsis, Orange Blanket Flowers, Phlox in … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – 08/07/13

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Flowers in June

During our wonderful five-day adventure with our granddaughter, the temperatures at home soared into the 90’s. After several days of these extreme temps, some welcome rain arrived. Turning into the driveway, we were amazed at the growth in the gardens … Continue reading

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Yankee gardening

I’m a Yankee by birth and a Yankee at heart – I was born in New England, and I repurpose, recycle and reuse in preference to buying new. So, this spring I decided to see if I could keep my … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – 07/11/12

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