FRIDAY FLOWERS: DAY TRIP TO PINE KNOT FARMS

PINE KNOT FARMS This is a very unusual destination! Hellebores is the ONLY product you can buy here. Dick and Judith Knott Tyler have owned the farm and run the business since 1982.  They know hellebores! They have written books and articles, they travel extensively to broaden their hellebore knowledge, and they give talks 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 […]

IN A VASE ON MONDAY: LOTS OF GREEN

It’s Monday and, once again, time to link up to Cathy at Rambling in the Garden and her popular meme, “In a Vase on Monday.” Today I chose some beautiful Viburnum carlesii, Hellebore foetidus, Hellebore silver lace, and a petite white Jonquil. I put them in a silver cup that had belonged to my Grandfather. It […]