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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.

Bridges to New Places

I can’t resist taking pictures crossing a bridge. Smart phones make that so easy.  I usually feel contemplative about the crossing.  Crossing from one place to another by rising higher and higher and further until the descent to the new … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks for Time

Giving thanks for time is a play with words that suits me this year.  This month I gave thanks for the time I have been able to spend with my Mother.  She turned 90 this month and that momentous occasion … Continue reading

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Time for Tarragon

  In the heat of a Savannah morning, we pushed ourselves to put the farm plot to bed.  The first plot is nicely covered in black plastic, save for some herbs at the end of the bed.   We finished … Continue reading

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Atlantic in the Starlight District

Hello and happy summer days!  I recently took time away from the garden, and most especially the dahlias (greedy plants), to have a hair cut downtown.  Because of a nasty thunderstorm that cropped up, as they do along the coast … Continue reading

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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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