Monthly Archives: December 2010

New Directions

I know that my garden is new, barely established even, but I have a bad case of horticultural wanderlust.  Here in the dead of winter I am feeling the strong pull of the tropics; bright sunshine, soft breezes wafting lush … Continue reading

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My New Pergola

The largest structure in my new garden is the pergola.  At 8’ wide and 24’ long it took my construction crew a while to finish, but now it’s lovely.  It’s built of yellow cedar, like the fence, and I’m allowing … Continue reading

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My New Shade Garden

On the north side of the south fence is where I planted a lovely shade garden, replete with rhododendron, hydrangea, ferns, hosta and other woodland beauties.  I call it Jodi’s Garden, after my wonderful sister who contributed much hard labour … Continue reading

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