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white gardens

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white hydrangeas

What’s in a name? Does your house have a name? We are changing ours. Originally, the color of the house and two Brown Turkey fig trees that were on the property inspired us to chose a charming Anglophile-inspired appellation—Figgy Cottage! The fig trees bordered the entrance in handmade terra-cotta pots—and guess what happened? The fig…

Friday Flowers

Large grouping of white foxglove

  This beautiful display of all-white foxgloves is courtesy of my friend Keven Hawkins. He purchased these beauties at Boxwoods in Atlanta, Georgia, and planted them in his garden in Cashiers, North Carolina. I love how they brighten this otherwise dark corner. A white garden is magical at sunset—it lights up the evening like candlelight. Think of…