A Haven for Hydrangeas

Linda Bailey’s west Dothan garden is a reflection of her love for hydrangeas.  Over a span of some 30 years she has created a haven for many different varieties of hydrangeas. Her extensive knowledge of the growing process them as well as the different species is quite impressive.  She credits her Mother, also, with getting […]

A GARDEN THAT NURTURES THE SOUL….

Kathleen Rane’s enchanting  garden is truly a place to relax, meditate, and bask in the overwhelming splendor of God’s creation.  The Ranes moved into their home around ten years ago, and Kathleen has truly created nothing short of her own Eden!  At every twist and  turn of the garden paths, there is an idyllic scene  […]

CELEBRATING THE 4TH!

Even though the 4th here in lower Alabama has been a “wash out” with never ending showers, our family continued on with a  small celebration.  The weather was deemed too rainy to grill on the Green Egg so all of the cooking adventures had to be inside.  In a brief respite from the rain this […]

THE ALLURE OF BLUE AND WHITE HYDRANGEAS

Hydrangeas are, without a doubt, my favorite flower. I can never get enough of  this quintessential Southern garden flower.  My sister in Athens, Ga, has raised gorgeous hydrangeas for years now.  She recently shared some pictures of her beautiful Endless Summer blooms. This hydrangea is definitely on my garden wish list.  The pristine white blooms […]

A FRIEND’S GARDEN OF HYDRANGEAS

Cathy Mayor’s garden is truly a hydrangea lover’s paradise.  The magnificent hues of purple, blue, and lavender are captivating in her well established garden. Cathy first started growing hydrangeas about ten years ago. Truly she has found her gardening niche!  Her lightly shaded garden provides optimal growing conditions for Nikko blue, Endless Summer, lacecaps as […]