One March day a few years ago, after a rather wet and chilly start to the year, the weather had begun to turn a bit milder, which meant I was out working in my garden and yard. As usual, this started out with coffee on the deck, which led to severe pruning of an overgrown … More Hacking Back the Lorapetalum
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When I was in college, I had the notion I’d become a photojournalist, traveling the world – no roots, just me and my camera on assignment for National Geographic. I hadn’t been off the East Coast at that point, or even on a plane but I had an incredible wanderlust. It was an exciting prospect … More Travel? Travel.
It’s been an early and somewhat wet spring and while the flooding that’s come from some of the all-day downpours have been problematic, the rain has nevertheless been good for local gardens. You never know what you’re going to get in central North Carolina, weather-wise. Summers can be extremely hot and dry, like last year, … More Rainy Springs Make for Gorgeous Gardens – Go Look at Them!