Join me at the Mebane Public Library for a presentation on Healing Gardens with the Emma Harris Garden Club. In this presentation, I will focus on healing gardens in a hospital environment and how certain design elements in a landscape can help reduce stress and contribute to a calm and balanced outlook. We'll talk about … Continue reading The Emma Harris Garden Club presents Healing Gardens
ALAMANCE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARIES PRESENT On Monday, March 20 2017 at 6.00 pm at the Graham Public Library Presented by Jacqui Mehring, artist, landscape designer, master gardener and owner of Alba Landscapes, who has lived and gardened in Alamance County for more than 20 years. Jacqui will discuss how to: Decide on where you are … Continue reading 5 Easy Steps to growing your own beautiful flower beds!
Montrose Gardens in Hillsborough, October 2016 I'm not usually a tropical garden person, but it would be impossible not to love Nancy Goodwin's magnificent, lush tropical garden at Montrose. There was a profusion of perennials and annuals all merging and blending with each other giving the illusion of wildness. However, the mixture of textures, colors and … Continue reading Remembering beautiful gardens from 2016-Magnificent Montrose
Usually I try get spring bulbs in the ground by Thanksgiving This year I'm pushing the envelope... ice on the bird bath.. yet the soil is not frozen so for the brief time the sun came out, I grabbed my shovel and started digging! I popped in a mixture of tulips and narcissus, then covered the bulbs with some … Continue reading It’s not too late to plant for spring
Thank goodness for Japanese maples, camellias and late blooming chrysanthemums!
Elizabeth Lawrence ( 1904-1985) is an internationally known garden writer and was the first female graduate of the first program of landscape architecture ever offered in the South . She is listed amongst the top twenty-five gardeners of all time! Last week a friend and I went to tour Elizabeth Lawrence's House and Garden in Charlotte. Elizabeth … Continue reading Elizabeth Lawrence’s “Southern Garden” still inspires 70 years later
And we have a busy agenda. On 2pm, Friday, August 19, we meet at the farm at Penny Lane in Pittsboro, Sally Haskett is our host. The farm at Penny Lane, located on 40 acres in Northern Chatham County, uses a holistic and sustainable approach to the quality of life of individuals with severe and persistent … Continue reading Join us this weekend in the Triangle for The Carolinas Therapeutic Horticultural Network Conference-August 19-20, 2016