‘Funky Little Flower Farm’ stories include memories like my coming out, of being with my father on his deathbed and Momma’s memories of her grandparents. I want to share them, but I want control over how they get published now and forever. When I struck a book deal with a publisher for my first book,… Read More
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The circular patio holds a 1,000 pound urn. We made it. It’s a seating bench, a place to rest a drink or plate and it is an urn for a Japanese Apricot tree. The earth-formed texture, (as well as patio texture) come from our farm’s clay, roots and thick weave burlap. In the sides, there… Read More
A few winters ago winter I sketched out the shape of trellis I drempt up. I wanted this massive thing to fit in on the farm. I wanted visitors to look at it and wonder if it used to be some sort of agricultural structure. Then I went to the metal yard, built it and… Read More
Gardening is thinking ahead a few minutes, a few months or a few generations. There’s something about this little spot of red dirt, perched on the wooded hills above the river, with Augusta, Georgia, making noise and light in the distance, that helps people find peace and think in generations. Click here to see a… Read More
My grandfather painted, my father made furniture and I make gardens. Those men certainly influenced and encouraged my creative side. I’ll discuss them and show slides of the work of some incredible artist and craftsmen who’ve make the foundations for creative gardens over the year.