Category: Active & Healthy Lifestyle

  • When mother nature gives you fallen trees …

    When mother nature gives you fallen trees …

    I was so happy to come upon this whimsical face on the root ball left at the trail head at the end of Smithfield Road in Albemarle County. What a creative way to bring a smile to a hiker’s face!

  • Botanical Garden of the Piedmont

    Botanical Garden of the Piedmont

    I am so pleased to be volunteering again for the Botanical Garden of the Piedmont in Charlottesville’s McIntire Park! What a beautiful place to visit now and a wonderful legacy for future generations! In 2008 when I learned about the dream for a garden for all in the heart of Charlottesville, I knew that I […]

  • Success!

    Success!

    I was so pleased to snap my first pics of the Monarch caterpillars now appearing live in my pollinator garden. Thanks to Kay and Edwin Poole for all their wise counsel!

  • Happy National Pollinator Week from the Colonnades Gardeners!

    Happy National Pollinator Week from the Colonnades Gardeners!
  • Butterfly Garden

    Butterfly Garden

    Colonnades Gardeners are so pleased to have received our certificate and sign recognizing our Butterfly Garden from the North American Butterfly Association. Thanks so much! We will try to capture some beautiful photos to share as the weeks go by.

  • Our Loom Project Is Getting Very Interesting!

    I am finding that 3D modeling and printing custom looms involves many more variables than I ever imagined. There are so many choices to make even from the first step of beginning in Fusion 360, and the terminology is taking me a while to learn. I am finding that it is hard to do something […]