Browsing All posts tagged under »Showy Ladyslippers«

Show(y) time

June 15, 2012


Blanche DuBois always depended on the kindness of strangers. I am blessed with the fence painting of friends and neighbors.

Katherine paints the fence pink

June 20, 2011


Katherine had to pick her way across the swamp and through the poison ivy, whacking away at the mosquitos as she went, to capture these pretty things, but she has triumphed.

Ladyslipper time

June 3, 2010


Katherine writes: These are a few of my Aunt’s about 75 Lady Slippers.  Her son and daughter were working over the weekend to erect a deer proof fence around them so they would keep growing and spreading. I think they are beautiful. I think they’re beautiful, too, Katherine, and you’ve captured them perfectly.  According to […]

Wilkinson Wishing (for a) Well

July 22, 2008


Perhaps you have run into Loraine and Jim Mottern on a rainy day and wondered why they seemed so cheerful. I will tell you why. For years they have been hauling water by hand to tend the gardens they established at the Wilkinson Homestead Historical Museum. For that reason and others – wouldn’t it be […]