Monthly Archives: June 2012

The Passion Flower- One of Tennessee’s Most Beautiful Wildflowers

The May-Pop, or Passion Flower is one of the most exotic of our native¬†wildflowers. My first day in Nashville, in September 1981 I saw a blue-tailed skink, a pink crape-myrtle, and a passion flower in the field across from my … Continue reading

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“The Purest of Human Pleasures”

So said Sir Francis Bacon of gardening in one of his finest essays. And the ancient Chinese agreed. In an ¬†proverb they said that if you wanted to be happy for life, you should plant a garden. I have gardened … Continue reading

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