Posts Tagged ‘plants’


Growing Under Glass

Wednesday, August 1st, 2012

An easy gardening experience. by Charlie Thigpen    Photography by Chuck St. John Terrariums are all the rage, and why not? They can be whimsical or elegant to reflect your personality, and require minimal care. These mini–ecosystems can be used as a centerpiece, a focal point or they can mingle with potted plants in your home… Read More

Funky Gardening

Sunday, July 1st, 2012

By Charlie Thigpen Photography by Chuck St. John A few years ago, I left the corporate world and felt lost as I began to search for what I would do next. Then Linda Askey called and asked if I could help design her garden. It was perfect, because she needed help, and I needed some… Read More

Coleus Rules

Sunday, July 1st, 2012

Spring to fall, this plant reigns supreme. by Charlie Thigpen    Photography by Chuck St. John Who is the king of color in the garden? Your holiness of coleus reins supreme and graces the landscape from spring until fall’s first frost with fancy, multi-hued foliage. Bow to the one who drapes his quilt-like robe across our… Read More