I’ve always loved plants; my Grandma Katie had a gloriously green thumb, and her garden was always one of my favorite places to be. When we bought our first house in South Carolina, it was in the scorching late summer of 2006, and I didn’t try to do anything in the yard until the following… Read More 2007: Gardening Novice
Daniel Stowe Botanical Gardens in Belmont, NC, became one of my favorite places to go when we lived in the Carolinas. The first time I went was soon after I got my new camera, and I tried to go at least once a year. I’ve since learned so much about ornamental plants, that I can… Read More 2006, May: Daniel Stowe Botanical Gardens
The Captain and I don’t do much in the way of material things for holidays (including birthdays)…we stopped doing cards and flowers and trinkets before the kids were even born. What we do like to do is do “birthday weekends” or Mother’s and Father’s Day weekends. The entire weekend belongs to the person of honor.… Read More Mother’s Day Saturday
I never thought I’d be 40+ weeks pregnant and doing yard work in the middle of a Carolina August, but I was out there for two hours this morning and it felt awesome. Slept really well the past two nights, too…come on baby!
Hello fellow dirt lovers, One of my favorite gardening sayings is one of the simplest. “The first year they sleep, the second year they creep, the third year they leap.” I’m not sure who to attribute it to…even with a google search I came up with nothing. Does anyone know who coined this phrase? Essentially… Read More The first year they sleep…