Monthly Archives: July 2011

ParadiseFound – Part 2

If you missed it, part 1 is one blog back. I’m repeating the last picture because it is my favorite.   Connie believes everything looks better covered with mosaic. I guess that includes dirt. Very cute, and there won’t be … Continue reading

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ParadiseFound – Part 1

‘Paradise Found’ is the title of an article I wrote for the September issue of Alabama Gardener Magazine. It’s about Barry and Connie Methvin’s garden and how Connie bedazzles it with trash. The article is mostly about Connie, so I … Continue reading

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Pineapple Lily (Eucomis ‘Sparkling Burgundy’)

     I’m quite smitten with this one! He arrived from Plant Delights Nursery in spring of 2009. This is the first time he’s bloomed, but I probably slowed him down with all the moving about. I learned about this … Continue reading

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Guest Photographer Extraordinaire

We enjoyed a fabulous 4th of July weekend with some old friends and some newer friends. Among the guests was today’s guest photographer, Kristy. She took every picture in this blog. (I just learned that in addition to being a … Continue reading

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Container Gardening – Part 1

  Eddie brought over the new issue of Smith Lake Living Magazine this morning. I’m not happy. I made a kindergarten grammar mistake in the last sentence. So I’m going to post an article about my good friends John and … Continue reading

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