FRIDAY FLOWERS: PURPLE IN THE GARDEN

It’s that glorious color in the garden: a mix of purple and deep blue! These are Columbine. They were here when we arrived, although I swear they were a lighter blue! But over the last five years they have multiplied and self-sown in many spots in several of my terrace gardens. I love love love […]

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THE TULIPS: ALL IS WELL!!

My tulip panic was for naught! Yes, they came up very early and in a new, strange way due to the early warm weather here followed by a normal cooler cycle but in the end, they have been just fine. It IS difficult to put together three varieties and have them all bloom within a […]

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TRAVEL TO BEAUFORT, SOUTH CAROLINA

After Charleston we were on our way to Beaufort, South Carolina. This town was new to us and one we had wanted to visit for a long time…and, thanks to several friends, we had some excellent recommendations! Where did we stay? The City Loft Hotel This is one cool, retro-remodeled motel now hotel in the […]

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