Author: eta712whiteoakcottage

Welcome! My name is Ellen and after living in Connecticut for 20 years, my husband and I moved to South Carolina. After 20 years of gardening I have learned: I still have so much more to learn. I hope you enjoy my blog. Thanks for stopping by.

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We shall not cease from exploration And the end of all our exploring Will be to arrive where we started And know the place for the first time ~ T.S. Eliot If you’ve followed my blog in the past you know my husband and I lived in a small town in Connecticut for several years.…

Gratitude

Piglet noticed that even though he had a Very Small Heart, it could hold a rather large amount of Gratitude. ~ A.A. Milne A.A. Milne’s book: Winnie The Pooh is chock full of quotes I love. I chose this one in celebration of Thanksgiving Day. My heart holds a rather large amount of Gratitude for…

Take Joy

The gloom of the world is but a shadow; behind it, yet within our reach is joy. Take joy. ~ Fra Giovanni This quote from one of my favorite books: The Private World of Tasha Tudor came to mind while on my walk this morning. For a very long time our world has been hurting. Each…

At Last!

The essence of most of my posts have been about my garden. The only attribute the yard had when we purchased our home was potential for a garden. We saw beyond the mounds of pine straw, gravel, odd bricks, pieces of cement, weeds and random plants, and had a vision of what the yard could become.…