Contact information: Mary Palmer Dargan email@example.com Phone: 828-743-0307 CASHIERS, NC – Join us for two new workshops in April and May as part of a series on Permaculture at Dovecote Porch & Gardens in Cashiers, NC. Two workshops will be offered in April and then again in May: April 24, 2015 10-1pm and May 15, […]
Archives for March 2015
Enjoy the tale of The Pickery…and it is only March 30! please click to enjoy the process!
We all know how color can affect our moods and emotions, which is why we are so particular about the hues we bring into our home. Similarly, gardens can be designed with color palettes that create a certain feel or mood. One of the most appealing parts about flowers is their colorful blossoms and petals. Since […]
A well-designed garden is aesthetically interesting from every angle, even corners. Too often, corner areas of the garden get overlooked or underrated as a space that can enhance landscapes and outdoor living. No matter what the size of your garden, it can be designed to make the most of each corner, so no inch of beautiful outdoor space goes to waste. […]
Mary Palmer Dargan and Hugh Dargan were busy installing a pollinator garden at their offices in Cashiers, NC — when they were surprised by a guest and neighbor.
The benefits of raised garden beds abound, and there’s no better way to ensure a bountiful garden than with sturdy and reliable raised beds. Gardening in boxes or contained areas makes it easier to maintain better soil and prevent weeds and pests. With more control over nutrient levels, soil temperature, and seed distribution, raised beds allow you to […]
At Dovecote, we are installing test beds for our pollinators and vegetables. Step 1 – testing the right size for our beds!
Mary Palmer Dargan started installing a pollinator and vegetable garden at Dovecoat Porch & Gardens. Follow her along this summer as the work continues. Or, stop by Dovecote in Cashiers, NC for a visit. You’re welcome to stroll in the gardens and sit on our front porch.
Jump Start Your Summer Garden with Seed-Blocking! Join me for a workshop on how to mix, press and plant seed blocks. Nurture your sets and plant on Mother’s Day. Learn how to successfully grow flowers in your garden. Help our butterflies and bees! Details: Date: Saturday April 4, 2015 10-1 pm. Light lunch provided. Location: […]
Join us for two workshops as part of a series on Permaculture at Dovecote: Land. Life. Garden : LifeScapes for Your Home Environment Two three-hour workshops will be offered in April and then again in May: April 24, 2015 10-1pm and May 15, 2015 10-1 pm Location: Dovecote. 35 Flash Pointe Drive (a.k.a. McKinney Lane) Cashiers, […]