Cut flowers

Posted by on August 8, 2017

Remember those zinnias you seeded in July? Seed more in August, and be sure to cut some to enjoy inside!



July Garden Inspiration

Posted by on July 2, 2017

My sister-in-law, Charmaine Yoest,  visited recently, and with the lovely moment of her near to my hand, her words of praise gladdened my heart. “What changed…and what did you do…how long has it been since I was here last?” The garden has grown. Even I noticed it this year; after visualizing her Helen’s Haven for nearly […]


June Inspiration

Posted by on June 5, 2017

I made it through May, the season of green. That sounds strange, even for me. The weather was some of the best I’ve experienced in my 26 years living in Raleigh, North Carolina; and in all those years, Helen’s Haven remains green. Each year, I strive to improve on a collection or a season, yet […]