Gardening 101: Create a Colorful, Low Maintenance Garden

10 gorgeous shrubs, plants, flowers and grasses that create a polished look with little upkeep. Low maintenance gardening is a great option for those of us who don’t have a lot of time to spend in the garden but still want their yard to look lush and manicured. There are many ways to make gardening… Read More Gardening 101: Create a Colorful, Low Maintenance Garden

Pollinator Week: Did you know… The Honey Bee – Apis Mellifera

Six years ago, I started dating a beekeeper, little did I know, his passion for them would make me fall in love with the creatures that once scared me. Everyone knows that fear… “LOOK OUT THERE’S A BEE!” You duck, swat, and some even run… But honestly, there’s really no need. Honey bees lose their… Read More Pollinator Week: Did you know… The Honey Bee – Apis Mellifera

Pollinator Week: Introducing the Hummingbird Moth

I was taking photos in The Gardens of Southeastern North Carolina a couple of months ago when I came across something I’d never seen before. It was black and yellow and furry with large, beautifully detailed wings like a butterfly. It was unmoving, nestled within the petals of a large white tulip. I wondered if… Read More Pollinator Week: Introducing the Hummingbird Moth