Tag: Hurricane Florence

After Florence: Gracie and Hurricane Lola

Happy Wednesday! Gracie and Lola are dog gone happy that the sun has returned to dry things out after Hurricane Florence. Thanks to everyone for your prayers and concerns for our safety. ♥ We had 5 inches of rain, unlike the eastern parts of North and South Carolina, that are still dealing with historic rainfall and…

Preparing for Hurricane Florence

source  We’ve battened down the hatches in preparation for Hurricane Florence. We’re 300 miles from the NC coast, but remember the damage from Hurricane Hugo in 1989 when it came ashore in Charleston and traveled inland to Charlotte, taking down over 80,000 trees and leaving us without power for a week. According to the National…

Fall Planting for Summer Blooms: Daylilies + Giveaway

If you’re looking for a perennial that is low-maintenance, blooms repeatedly for years with little attention, tolerates the heat and drought and a wide variety of soil conditions, look no further than the daylily! Daylilies are known for their hardiness and their big, colorful blooms. The daylily’s botanical name, Hemerocallis, means “beauty for a day”…