I think that this very moment is the best setting ever to write a blog post. For that matter, to do anything! It is pouring rain outside. Not the pitter-patter peaceful kind, but the full-on, fiddler on the roof, batten down the hatches, tap-dancing until dawn kind of rain! I say, bring it! As many […]
For us, Labor Day was exactly what the holiday sounds like: a day of actual labor and hard work. I hope yours was much more relaxing; although, working hard is rewarding and satisfying in its own rite. Today’s post might contain a lot more photos than usual, but posting them gives proof that gardening, harvesting, […]
Pink… What words come to mind, when you see this color or hear its name? What associations, emotions, pictures, people? I see beautiful sunsets, gorgeous azalea blooms from my home state of Florida, Sunday dresses, spring ties, sprinkled cupcakes, seersucker suits, brightly colored parrots, a singer by this name, ripe strawberries, and, of course, flamingos. […]
I just got back from an evening session of watering the newly planted vegetables and herbs at the garden plot. Nighttime watering is relaxing, but it is definitely a one-way conversation with your plants, since you can’t see what is happening! We are so excited about this year’s gardening plans. Still going strong in plot […]
Rooted in a love of gardening and crafting cocktails from what I grow in my backyard, holly & flora is a resource for garden-to-glass drinks that are seasonally driven and culinarily influenced.