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Gardening With Confidence™ with · 4Y ago

February Garden Sustainable Maintenance Practices for the Southeast

FEBRUARY Lengthened daylight hours and shortened shadows are noticeable in February. A win...
Gardening With Confidence™ with · 1M ago

Gardeners Roll Call: Monday, January 15, 2018

THE WEEK THE RAIN THE DEEDS MONDAY Last of the cold, hopefully, for a couple of weeks until we get more!Cut back hellebores in Julian’s old gardens. I just got started and gathered enough to...
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Gardeners Roll Call: Monday, January 8, 2018

THE WEEK Another record cold week. We are getting very close to our hardiness zone limit with 11ºF two nights this week. THE RAIN Snow, 0.5 in. THE DEEDS MONDAY New Year’s Day. It’s been eighteen years when we thought the new Millennium would bring c...
Gardening With Confidence™ with · 1M ago

Fine Dining at Fearrington House Inn

When I was around the age of 26, I had a friend who taught me about food. He was English. ...
Gardening With Confidence™ with · 4Y ago

January Garden Sustainable Maintenance Practices for the Southeast

JANUARY The sun is low on most January days, but my hopes are high. When I walk the garden during the winter, I hope to find solace in nature. As I look around, the trees, void of leaves, sh...
Gardening With Confidence™ with · 1M ago

2018 New Year’s Day–My Annual I’m Gonnas

Each year, I like to write about my hopes for the new garden year. It surprised me to lear...
Gardening With Confidence™ with · 1M ago

Gardeners Roll Call: Monday, January 1, 2018

THE WEEK Very unseasonably cold. THE RAIN None, but that’s a good thing. We had a freezing week. THE DEEDS MONDAY So this is Christmas… Before the cooking and gathering began, I managed to l...
Gardening With Confidence™ with · 2M ago

Gardeners Roll Call: Monday, December 25, 2017

WHAT!?!? It’s Christmas? Where did 2017 go? THE WEEK THE RAIN Yes!!! Wednesday, 0.50 in. I...
Gardening With Confidence™ with · 2M ago

A Fearrington Writer’s Retreat

Writers have a routine and rhythm, right? As a writer you know this; as a reader of someon...
Gardening With Confidence™ with · 2M ago

Gardeners Roll Call: Monday, December 18, 2017

THE WEEK THE RAIN None to speak of. A little sprinkle Saturday evening. THE DEEDS MONDAY I...