I spent the day pulling up thousands of dollars worth of tea olive and other shrubs, then filling a 33 foot long dumpster with them. 15 feet wide and 250 feet long, the shrub border that failed was planted 5 years ago, with really nice plants, by someone else. It’s a shame, it makes me… Read More
You know how they have classes for college freshmen intended to weed out the slackers? Well, back then, I was a self weeder. After an academically embarrassing freshman year, I left Clemson to do an internship with the Greenery on Hilton Head Island; spraying all the chemicals it takes to keep that fantasy world green…. Read More
Hey, We got a new cover for the book! Choosing it has been an interesting experience, I’ll write about it all one day. Today is gardening. Tomorrow morning I’ll write about our new intern. But what do you think? Our professional photographer friend from Augusta, Sharon Wilson took the pic.
November has been a busy time with garden visiting and talking and trading plants and such. Here’s a little slide show of a few of the gardens we’ve visited. We’re still dividing plants, no it’s not too cold. But next week is sharing time again; on Monday, Bob Polomski & Jenks talk about Deep Rooted… Read More
I get to hang out with a lot of old guys. I love them; they teach me. But they also remind me that there’s a whole lost generation of men in between us, who should have been my mentors too. My imagination and awe for the WWII guys has been overstimulated this week. I’m stunned… Read More
Dusk and a light rain. I’m on Sunday rounds, checking out weekend work; what got planted, moved, nailed, or tuned-up over the weekend of work. Someone left a beer in the cooler; still cold enough so I’ll sit and observe from a chair and indulge in a breakfast porter. Under my feet, protein. Tasty protein… Read More