It is very easy to find joy in simple things, like this late summer garden that makes me smile!
It is hard not to feel like royalty driving home surrounded by Queen Anne's Lace on both sides of the country roads! The name of this plant is said to be taken from both Anne, Queen of Great Britain and her great grandmother Anne of Denmark!
As we approach Mother’s Day, I wanted to pay tribute to my mother, Colleen Shurley. There are many reasons I am very proud of her, but one reason in particular that has been passed on through our family’s generations is her love of gardening. I made the mistake of complimenting someone’s yard many years ago [...]
Every spring I pull off the road and take pictures of my favorite wildflower at the Nichols Farm on Oak Valley Road. The official name is Corn Flower, but I prefer the name I have always known them as, Ragged Robins!