Author Archives: Jayne in Georgia

About Jayne in Georgia

Wife, mother, and owner of pets much loved. Gardener of three decades, amateur photographer, ardent about art, antiques and books.

The Basics

In the midst of a world wide pandemic, we get back to basics. Forgoing pre-made meals and restaurant food, we head to the kitchen pantry. We think about the food pyramid and plan meals accordingly. The pantry holds many food … Continue reading

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Christmas pudding

You know the Christmas crunch has arrived when the Christmas shelves are empty and your stove and ovens are running full tilt. Savannah must be one of the most decorated cities in the universe at Christmas! Do the shelves in … Continue reading

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Mine no yuki

Some camellias will capture your attention more than others. And some perform so well that they become your favorite child. This year Camellia ‘Mine-no-yuki’ is on its way to becoming the favorite of ’19-20. This lovely white sasanqua was grown … Continue reading

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Forlorn November

November needs sunshine! But it is in short supply. Savannah is known for its shaded paths and streets, the mighty live oaks draped with Spanish moss casting sun beams in many directions. But when the cloud cover grows thick and … Continue reading

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Camellias Coming Along

November in my yard means the Camellias are coming! When we gardened in the Northeast, November meant clean up. A hard frost meant digging dahlias, cutting back perennials, leaving seed heads for the birds. But here in Georgia, we prepare … Continue reading

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Dear Dahlias

Dear Dahlias, In the North, you are awaiting the first killing frost. The freeze will set you free from all that continuous feeding and blooming. Soon you will throw off the cloak of bloom, and return to your resting state. … Continue reading

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Glorious Gingers

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How many words?

A picture is worth a thousand words, but Instagram does not satisfy my Curiosity. I see a photo and I want to know more. A blog with a few photos is, then, a few thousand words, yet I still need … Continue reading

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Cavalier King Charles Spaniels

Several years ago, when I launched this blog, attracting viewers was part of my goal. It took time and effort, but I met some wonderful readers and fellow bloggers. Like friendship, you need to put your best face forward to … Continue reading

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Really Raining

After several weeks of dry weather, we finally have rain. Now the garden will get growing again, The tomatoes were suffering, but now they should ripen. We have a critter who has been taking the green tomatoes, eating half and … Continue reading

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