Enjoy your Fountain

Posted by on January 22, 2018

As long as the water isn’t froze, enjoy the fountain during the day. The sound and movement will attract birds for a drink and a bath. If you live in an area that freezes, decorate you fountain in other ways.  



Garden Glossary

Posted by on March 21, 2013

A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L  M  N  O  P  Q  R  S  T  U  V  W  X  Y  Z A Abiotic: A non-living organism. Acid: An acid or sour substance that has a pH below 7.0. Acidic soil: Acidic soil: The pH scale is logarithmic, from 0 to 14 […]


Fine Dining at Fearrington House Inn

Posted by on January 5, 2018

When I was around the age of 26, I had a friend who taught me about food. He was English. We met while I was in graduate school and working for the American Embassy in London. The lesson didn’t have anything to do with carbs, fats, fasts, or junk food by FritoLay,. If you didn’t […]


A Fearrington Writer’s Retreat

Posted by on December 20, 2017

Writers have a routine and rhythm, right? As a writer you know this; as a reader of someone else’s writing, you’ve probably heard of our habits, some quirky others quaint. I tend to fall into the quirky category; and that shouldn’t come to you as a surprise! My routine is in the morning. I’m most […]


December Garden Inspiration

Posted by on December 15, 2017

First appeared in Fine Gardening. When I decided on a winter walk, it was at the point in the evening when dinner was done and sleep was still a ways away.  I topdressed with a goofy hat, gloves, and scarf for a journey down the garden path. The evening was amazingly quiet. Of course, I […]