Come and visit the southern garden of a biologist.

Sisters, two peas
Sisters, two peas

Posts may be about current events in my garden. These posts will include photos with identification and information.

It’s not all flowers here. We are visited by lizards, snakes, frogs, turtles and many birds and insects.

He thinks he's all that!
He thinks he’s all that!

My two rabbits, Barley and Charlotte, have their own snack bar of an herb garden.

Charlotte and Barley
Charlotte and Barley

We grow vegetables, as well as, annual and perennial flowers and flowering shrubs.

I am a vine enthusiast, so different vines will be featured.

Mad moth disturbed while drinking at flower
Mad moth disturbed while drinking at flower

Our family has several ponds for Koi, shubunkins, frogs and water plants.

King Koi
King Koi

I also blog about trips that I go on. These trips usually include gardens.


I am always on the look-out for unusual plants.

If you know of an out-standing garden or interesting plant, send me a message.

Physalis alkekengi
Physalis alkekengi

I will be glad for tips from a new gardening buddy.

Follow the Flower.

My newest bulb has shown it's lovely face.

25 thoughts on “About

  1. You inquired about fairy garden decorations at our booth at the Evening Farmers Market. Our source is: FactoryDirectCraft.com Hope you find what you need. See you at the market. Susan

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  2. Caroline just told me about your website. It’s beautiful. One day I hope we will get to see your garden and you in person. Love to your familyโค๏ธ


  3. Love your picture in the Peas.. ๐Ÿ™‚ and your garden, along with Charlotte and Barley… Look forward to seeing what we grow in our various climates.. ๐Ÿ™‚ Many thanks for the follow ๐Ÿ™‚ Sue ๐Ÿ™‚


  4. Dear Flower,
    Of all things, I found your blog today (2/21/18) while searching for an answer to a mysterious blob we found in our lake last summer, confirmed by me to be bryozoa…fascinating. Anyway, though I am on the opposite coast, I am enjoying your photos immensely, since I am a flower lover and amateur photographer with a developing fondness for fungi.Thank you!

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  5. Hi Becca, this is Vanessa Moody, the decoupage lady! I just wanted to ask a few questions. How many ladies would be interested in a decoupage class? What would be their favorite thing to decoupage? What time of day would be best?
    I look forward hearing back from you. I would like to organize a class soon in the Elkin area.
    So good to meet you at my favorite shopping place!
    Thanks, Vanessa

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