In the Potting Shed: Fresh Flower Market and Tabletop Gardening

 While garden flowers are waning by the end of July in the extreme summer heat, tabletop gardening provides a flower fix, no watering required! I planted some Garden Bouquets for some blooming tabletop fun and flower therapy . . . Genus: Windsor Ware, Species: Johnson Brothers, Cultivar: ‘Garden Bouquet’ A ‘Fresh Flower Market, Seeds, Stems,…

Public Service Annoucement: Plant a Limelight Hydrangea…or Five

This is a public service announcement: If you’re looking for an easy to grow, low maintenance shrub in your garden that will provide you with both beautiful cut and dried flowers, plant a Limelight Hydrangea! I have five Limelight hydrangeas planted around the Potting Shed. ‘Limelight’ is a paniculata hydrangea with panicle-shaped flower heads that grow…

A Charleston Visit: Gates, Gardens, Window Boxes and More

Happy Friday! I’m taking you with me to Charleston, South Carolina, a favorite weekend destination for us! No matter how many times I visit, I always enjoy taking a stroll in the early morning hours with my camera, to see the churches, stately homes, Palmetto Trees, Spanish Moss, courtyard gardens, window boxes and wrought iron…