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Kayaking the Rivanna River

Kayaking the Rivanna River Gardening chores complete, Stephen and I pulled the kayaks out of winter storage and headed down the hill to the river for a few hours of glorious, relaxing time kayaking the Rivanna River.   Several years ago, the place we now put in off of Reas Ford Rd was a mess of […]

Preparing the Charlottesville Vegetable Garden for Winter

Some Thoughts about Preparing the Charlottesville Vegetable for Winter This was my vegetable garden mid-summer… At this point, the asparagus were finished, the cukes were coming in, I had a late crop of tomatoes (though my husband got his 25 plants in on time in another part of the property), the sweet potatoes were flourishing, […]

Crepe Myrtles in July

Charlottesville Area Beauty: Crepe Myrtles in Earlysville Area of Albemarle County These Crepe Myrtles live at the corner of Woodlands Road and Reas Ford Road, at the four-way stop.  Notice how the color changes… they are an incredibly unusual color, more purple than pink, but depending on the light they appear almost fuschia .  Every […]

Earlysville VA is a wonderful place to call home…

Earlysville VA Earlysville VA in Albemarle County near Charlottesville VA is a small village featuring lovely rural neighborhoods such as Arbor Park, Earlysville Forest, Hickory Ridge, and Loftlands Glen. Subdivisions in Earlysville offer 1 to 3 wooded acre lots, many with mountain views. Major businesses and fine shopping are nearby. Earlysville VA is a wonderful […]

The Leaves Turned and They Haven’t All Dropped Yet!

Finally, some color!  I’ve always heard that we need a cold snap and rain to encourage the best Fall color.  We actually had a pretty wet summer, but we had a dry spell and mild temperatures just as Fall was marching in; it seemed we were going to miss that spectacular Fall foliage color once […]

Albemarle Images II

The cows of Bleak House Road, how we love them. We walk 3 miles on Bleak House Road with our boys, Brunello and Vino Nobile, nearly every day.   The Garrison’s farm provides us with no end of joy, whether a beautiful sky, a stunning mountain view, birds on the fence, or cows curious about our […]