FRIDAY FLOWERS: SOUTH SIDE GARDEN RENOVATION

Been there…done that! We DID renovate the south side of our property back in 2011. Well, that was six whole years ago and now…well, it’s time to think about renovation (or at least updating.) This is the space in May of 2011 after we had removed EVERYTHING. It had been totally neglected for many years, […]

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IT’S LOCAL: A VISIT TO KINSTON, N.C.

It was time to hit the road for a short trip to Eastern North Carolina. We wanted to revisit New Bern, N.C. where we had been just a year ago. But this time we went purposely to see and visit Tryon Palace and its gardens. Yes, it was a little early in the season to […]

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FRIDAY FLOWERS: TIME FOR THE HELLEBORES

Hellebores A sure sign that winter is ending and spring is just around the corner. I had barely even heard of these magnificent flowers until I moved to North Carolina! Where had I been, right? The range of colors and the carefree attention shown these perennials is remarkable. I inherited some very simple, basic, white […]

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