Once I considered writing a book called Farm, Yard, Garden. The premise would be that farming and horticulture are based on the same science but used for different goals. What a mistake that would have been. Big agriculture and my farm, yard, or garden have almost nothing in common. Being a part of, a…Read More
Imagine endless rows of fields of corn on a modern farm. Now let the rows turn into endless pink flowers. Sounds pretty right? On our little farm, which specializes in one type of lily, we could grow that way. But like the small farms that sustained and built this country, here, diversity is key. Diversity…Read More
Silver-haired and with a brand new knee, Momma peers into a draped diorama of shrunken heads, leaning in to listen to a much pierced young man, with gauge opening in his ears big enough you could pass a cupcake through, a handlebar mustache, and a Baltimore accent — which is oddly akin to our own. …Read More
Speakers include Tom Johnson of Magnolia Gardens and Jim Kibbler who’s new book details one of the south’s oldest nurseries.
Best of all, you get to see the extensive renovations of Columbia’s Hampton Preston Gardens. This 4 acre garden features a fountain and gazebo envisioned by Jenks and spectacular new plantings of Evan Clements and Keith Merns.