Author Archives: Jayne on Weed Street

About Jayne on Weed Street

Wife, mother, and owner of pets much loved. Gardener of three decades, amateur photographer, ardent about art, antiques and books.

Summer Anniversaries

June brings summer weddings, and when all goes well year after year, it brings anniversary celebrations.  I feel blessed to have made it to this one , happily, and look forward to more.  To celebrate we took a boat ride … Continue reading

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Charleston with my Chums

The heat has started to settle in Savannah, so we decided to make a trip for an activity that is guaranteed air conditioned….shopping.  There is so much to love about Savannah, but the shopping experience is not one of the … Continue reading

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Welcome Weekly Weeder

One of the first activities I volunteered for in Savannah was helping out at a place called Sparrow Field where a small group of gardeners, funded by Skidaway Audubon and other altruistic organizations, created a beautiful garden on a berm … Continue reading

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Moveable Feets

Last week we travelled North.  As a GCA Horticulture Judge I am required to attend a yearly workshop to brush up on the latest tweaks to the rules, and to share ideas and insights with other Judges. Coinciding with perfect … Continue reading

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Pansies and Snaps

I like the term ‘climate change’ rather than ‘global warming’.  After the cold April (and Winter!) we’ve had all over the U.S., the naysayers remark that the globe is getting colder, not warmer.  But you can’t argue too much with … Continue reading

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Tales from Telfair

Blogs should be of the moment. A quick look, not a well researched and deep look…though sometimes it happens to look that way…not so much here on Weed Street. But as I am cleaning up my photo files, I wanted … Continue reading

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Trucking on Skidaway Island

Living on an Island in the South is bliss. Imagine a beautiful home like this, overlooking a river that runs to the sea….but! there are no restaurants on the Island.  Well, one pub and a few country club dining rooms. … Continue reading

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Awaiting Spring in Savannah

Our last Frost date in Savannah is thought to be March 15th.  This past Winter has proven to be colder than cold with sustained freezing temperature going on for day after day, evening after evening, for longer than even the … Continue reading

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2 * 0 * 1 * 8 * BE * BETTER

On the Eve of a New Year a fresh start looms wide in front of us. Who can deny those yearnings to make this next year better? Maybe you’re not courageous enough to say the best, but let’s promise ourselves … Continue reading

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Christmas Is Coming

When the bugs of the season arrive at your door, and I don’t mean the ones you can see, they can put a cramp in your merriment!  A long week end with cold, damp weather and a bug, kept me … Continue reading

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