P. Allen Smith, the fresh face of the South

Posted by on June 14, 2012

Allen Smith's Energy Conservation

Days of old have gone with the wind and have been replaced with a refreshing breeze and a fresh face making the South proud.  P. Allen Smith is the new face of the South–one that appeals across the nation. The man has good manners, excellent style, and impeccable taste. He is friendly, real, and puts […]

Moss Mountain Farm, the Garden Home of P. Allen Smith

Posted by on September 14, 2011

Looking out from the second floor screened porch at Moss Mountain Farm, the Garden Home of P. Allen Smith, centered me in my understanding of the need to blur the lines between my home and garden. Although rainy and misty, my visit to Moss Mountain Farm was memorable beyond inclement weather. Located 20 minutes outside […]

Garden Home Retreat at Moss Mountain Farm with P. Allen Smith

Posted by on May 2, 2011

With so many of the garden media channels —  magazines and TV, putting garden as second billing, such as House and Garden, Home and Garden TV (HGTV), it’s refreshing witnessing someone willing to step outside the boxwood, combining the words, garden and home.  P. Allen Smith has blended the  blurred lines of life, simply calling his […]

Garden talent: Sarah Leach Smith

Posted by on December 3, 2013

Sarah Leach Smith

Going forward… These are the bright young minds going forward into the field of horticulture. Meet Sarah Leach Smith. Sarah, thanks for sharing with Gardening with Confidence! And thank you for all you do! Please visit the Gardeners going forward category (on this blog) for other interviews of bright young minds. Name: Sarah Leach Smith […]

Garden Raves — Do You Host?

Posted by on February 18, 2015

Galanthus at Montrose Garden

About this time last year, I received an email from Nancy Goodwin of Montrose saying she would open her garden for the Galanthus viewing. Today, I find myself wondering when Nancy will send out this year’s email if at all? Each year, Nancy Goodwin host three Garden Raves. That isn’t what she calls them, of […]