Dovecote’s Summer Garden Talk Salon kicked off with a splendid lecture by Jeffrey Zahner, proprietor of Chattooga Gardens in Cashiers, NC on June 5, 2014. His topic: Evergreens for Mountain Landscapes.
Archives for July 2014
How to transform the mundane into the magnificent? Join us and pitch in to help make The Cashiers Decorator Showhouse: Hilliard House into a garden gem. Just call Mary Palmer at 828-743-0307 to reserve your spot, and bring your gloves, a shovel and creative juices. Meet at 10 am at Dovecote on August 6 ( please note the new date). Installation […]
Dovecote’s Summer Garden Talk Salon second lecture presented a splendid lecture by Erin Dillard Watson on Dahlias. Erin is the second generation proprietor of Scotlyn’s Yard in Cashiers, NC. This video was filmed in June 2014. This video on North Carolina gardening covered: propagating & harvesting pruning and clening up, staking how many per pot […]
Dargan Landscape Associates regularly teach landscape design classes and workshops — as well as offering a series of landscape design books. Some of our students do very well for themselves, like the Lalleys! They recently won a prize for a gardening design contest sponsored by the Baltimore Sun. For more about the story, read here. […]
Mary Palmer Dargan recently gave a workshop on Making Miniature Gardens. Here’s a video of part of the presentation (below). In addition, check out our miniature garden products on the Dovecote page. Some items that Mary Palmer covered during her mini gardens tutorial: miniature garden design for pathways materials to use for believable and realistic […]
See our video of sculptor Carl Peverall unveiling his garden sculptures in Cashiers, NC. The event was held at Garden Garden & Porch Delights, which is the summer headquarters for NC landscape architects Mary Palmer and Hugh Dargan. Click here for the full video.
Mary Palmer was working on making her own elderflower cordials — as part of a Thursday workshop she presented at Dovecote Garden & Porch Delights, in Cashiers NC. For more information about elderflowers — see her landscape architecture videos here.
Learn all about miniature gardens with botanist and author, Mary Palmer Dargan, at Dovecote’s Porch & Gardens in Cashiers, NC, at 10 a.m., Saturday July 12. This summer, Dovecote has been hosting multiple events when Mary Palmer Dargan and guest speakers celebrate mountain landscape design, sculpture and art in the garden, home gardening and popular […]
Join us for our weekly Thursdays at Dovecote, in Northeastern North Carolina. Each event features: fabulous lecturer or workshop a gift drawing & set of fancy surgical gardening gloves gift to preserve your hands a specialty tea weird parking dutch treat lunch at Cornucopia next door places to sit (rain or shine) under our […]
Mary Palmer is featured here — showing us how to pick just the right flower for making an elderflower cordial. The video was filmed at Dovecote Porch & Garden — a garden center in Cashiers, NC that is the North Carolina mountain headquarters for Dargan Landscape Associates, a landscaping architecture firm. For more information about […]