February Flora

It’s been a productive couple weeks in the garden. We’ve been tending to our new raspberries and pawpaws, and pulling tons of ivy each weekend. Last weekend we scored two white oaks and planted them. This weekend, we went on our first native plant rescue with the Georgia Native Plant Society. We had a lot […]

Bristly Locust

I realized only a few minutes ago that I left off one other native tree species that I am very interested in: the bristly locust. Its name sounds like a biblical plague, but I guess you can’t win ’em all. This small tree is a member of the pea family and his has those gorgeous […]

Researching Native Trees of Georgia

Last week officially started the first step of the seemingly insurmountable task of making our property our own: removing invasive species. Most of our yard is english ivy, privet, vinca and nandinas. I’m sure we’ll find more as we go along. Our first endeavor has been unearthing our patio. Not because we care for the […]