Whole Foods Market

  The weekend took us to  Austin, Texas, to watch the Ole Miss Rebels soundly beat the Texas Longhorns.  We were so lucky to be staying with Austin natives and friends who showed us the best time ever.  They made sure we saw all the must-see spots in Austin - one of those being the Whole Foods … [Read more...]

Welty on Wednesday: Tell About Night Flowers

The recent release of Tell About Night Flowers Eudora Welty's Gardening Letters 1940-1949, selected and edited by Julia Eichelberger, was cause for a celebration.  Tuesday afternoon a reception, book signing and reading was given at the Eudora Welty House and Garden.  In spite of the rainy weather … [Read more...]

A Patriotic Flower Arrangement

This patriotic flower arrangement happened quite by accident today.  Returning from our morning walk, Cammie and I saw this canna lily bloom bent over to the ground. While trying to stake it, I heard a snap.  So nothing to do but break it off and bring it inside to enjoy. I got out this favorite … [Read more...]

Zinnias

Surviving the heat of a Mississippi summer... Out to brunch today I spotted this huge bed of zinnias overlooking the golf course... and just had to snap a few pictures... Meanwhile, back at home, I had cut these from my garden... No, one vase was not enough, this crop required … [Read more...]