What Now? To Wow Now! Transforming a So-so Painting to One You Love. By Miriam “Mir” Eve Tidwell July 17th 2014 10 AM to 3:00 PM An optional fee of $35 per person limit to 20 students PDF on Event to Download This class is for beginners and intermediates who paint in Acrylic. This […]
Archives for June 2014
This week, we watched Carl Peverall install his stone sculptures in Dovecote, our Cashiers NC offices and garden center. It’s quite a process to install these heavy and bulky items safely — here’s the video of the whole event.
July 15 “Watch Art Happen! ” In the Garden at Dovecote to benefit the Cashiers Plein Air Festival. 30 artists converge on the Cornucopia and Dovecote vicinity to paint en plein air at the first light of dawn. Dargan Landscape Architects sponsors the early am breakfast, tea and coffee at the event. For more information & parking […]
Miniature gardens make great table decor for parties! This adorable miniature garden was used for a wedding party this weekend! For more miniature garden ideas, see our store items here: Acorn Friends Animal Flower Vases Barnyard Friends Butterfly Houses And Avairy Carvedwood Vessels Classical Garden Assortment Eggs And Nests Furniture Garden Vessles Hooks […]
Our apologies — but the Thursday, July 10 event at Dovecote (Make a Garden Hat!) has been cancelled.
Meet sculptor and speaker, Carl Peverall, on Friday, June 27th at 10 am. What does it take to create a fine sculpture from raw materials like stone, pebbles, metal? Join us as we unveil 3 new works of art by Carl Peverall. The event is part of Dovecote’s Grand Opening weekend. NO FEE. LOCATION: Dovecote Porch & […]
Miniature gardens are catching on as a fun activity for gardeners, seniors and children. The Examiner featured Mary Palmer Dargan’s miniature garden workshop recently in an article about workshops scheduled around the country. Check out our site for more information about miniature gardens — the products are available for sale online. Or check out some […]
Learn to make elderflower frisse, a cooling summer beverage from lemons and the native elderflower, Sambucus canadensis from botanist, landscape architect and author, Mary Palmer Dargan. What’s shimmering, pale and bubbles all over…and uniquely British? Why elderflower lemonade and Champagne, of course! If you like foraging, and the weather is good, bring your elderflowers to Dovecote to bottle, or […]
Join us as we launch our retail and inspiration nook…Dovecote! Friday, June 27:Meet sculptor and speaker, Carl Peverall, on Friday, June 27th at 10 am. Our ribbon cutting with the Chamber is 4 pm and the party is at 5-7 pm. The great classic songs of the 40’s, 50’s, and 60’s come alive at Dovecote! […]
A dozen dahlia fans had an informative and fun time with dahlia expert Erin Watson June 12, 2014 at Dovecote. Erin answered many of our questions about dahlias, including: when do they bloom; how big do they get; what is their care, what colors can we find locally? 35 years ago, Erin’s parents, Lynn and […]