Our Historic Home
Sunday, June 24, 2018
The Mockingbird Babies
During my spring Open Garden on Memorial Day, one of the guests found a bird nest tucked into the top of 'Firefall', a miniature cli...
Saturday, June 2, 2018
Finding My Past at Goodwill
Remember in the 80's and early 90's, when country crafts were king? Shades of Wedgwood blue, mauve, seafoam green, and rusty red re...
Sunday, May 20, 2018
Sunday Snapshot: My New-To-Me DSLR
Last week, I was at a loss about what to do with my malfunctioning Nikon D70. I talked to a photographer friend about it, and he offered a ...
Friday, May 18, 2018
Open Garden Day, 2018
Open Garden Day this year will be on Memorial Day, May 28, 2018, from 10am till 3pm. As you can see from the above image, it was ori...
Thursday, May 17, 2018
Wine and Roses Open House at Tufton Farm
This Saturday, May 19, the Thomas Jefferson Center for Historic Plants, at Tufton Farm in Charlottesville, Virginia, will hold its annual Wi...
Sunday, May 13, 2018
The Garden is Getting Glorious ... and My Camera May Be Dead
My trusty, ancient Nikon D70 is acting up. I use it a lot during rose season to take photos of the garden in bloom. The camera in my iPhon...
Friday, April 27, 2018
What's Blooming in the Garden Today?
After a few false starts, it appears that Mother Nature has decided to release us from winter's grasp and allow spring's flowers to ...
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