New Signage Installed In The Eudora Welty Garden

Everyone involved with the Eudora Welty House and Garden Museum has been anxiously awaiting installation of new signage in the garden.  Designed by Communication Arts the signs are reflective of the history of each area of the garden and they provide glimpses into how the Weltys lived and worked in … [Read more...]

Happy To Be Back In The Welty Garden

Weather having kept us away for quite some time,  the Cereus Weeders were happy to be back in the Welty garden last Wednesday for a day of weeding and pruning and marveling at some beautiful winter blooms. One of the very earliest signs of spring, the crocus... the french hyacinth, one of … [Read more...]

One Writer’s Garden And A Giveaway

My dear friend Susan Haltom co-authored the book One Writer's Garden: Eudora Welty's Home Place with Jane Roy Brown.  I was lucky enough to get to know Jane Roy along the way as well.  The book chronicles the garden Miss Welty's mother, Chestina, planned and plotted and tended along with Eudora's … [Read more...]

Welty On Wednesday: Night-Blooming Cereus

I am a cereus weeder, a volunteer in the garden at the Eudora Welty House and Garden where I gather with a group each Wednesday to maintain the garden surrounding the Welty House.  If you are new here, read on to find out the significance of the night blooming cereus.  If you have been with me for a … [Read more...]