One of my favorite spring shrubs is Calycanthus Venus. It is the white flowered version of Calycanthus Aphrodite.Read More
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One of the plants at the top of my favorite perennial list is Baptisia australis, False Indigo. Native to many of the states in the Midwest, it is reliably hardy and tolerant of most soils.Read More
You’re not alone! The multicolored Asian ladybeetle (Harmonia axyridis) can be a frequent visitor inside our warm homes in the winter, sometimes to our great consternation. Introduced in to the southern US in the early 1900’s to control soybean aphids, the Asian Ladybeetles are now well established across much of the country, to the detriment of native lady bug species.Read More
In May, at the Shaker Lakes Garden Club flower show, Cynthia won the prestigious Catherine Beattie Medal. The Award is named in honor of Mrs. Samuel Beattie, a member of Carolina Foothills Garden Club and former President of GCA.Read More