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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 […]


A writer who gardens…

Posted by on April 13, 2011

If you are on Twitter, please join me as I host #gardenchat Monday, April, 18, 2011 at 9 PM EST. It was about 10 years ago when I realized I was no longer a gardener who writes; I had become a writer who gardens. I didn’t understand it at the time, but today, the distinction […]