Inspired by Nature

Last week, I shared some planting tips for this time of year. In the last few weeks, the Carolinas have received a great deal of rain but have finally experienced a pause – revealing lush greens and bright shades of pink, yellow and purple. Inspired by the happy...

The Garden Party Conversation

It is official, I’ve been inspired. Now that we are truly feeling the effects of springtime, I tend to look everywhere for all things abloom. While I may not have a “green thumb”, I enjoy watching those who do, gear up for planting their vegetable gardens. What great...

Starting Now for Later

Here in Wilmington, our last “frost date” was March 28th – just last week. Tis the season to start planting, my friends. The biggest (and ok – possibly most obvious) takeaway I learned in last year’s planting season: start those seeds...

An Array of Bright for Spring

Brightening Up for Spring This weekend brought 75 degree afternoons after a week of gloomy days. We went out of town this weekend, and upon returning, we caught glimpses of the incredible blooms Wilmington boasts in spring. This weekend is Azalea Festival – an...