Lasting Impressions

This is a Cool Plant!   Scilla peruviana.

After Visiting Amelia Lane’s Garden – Under the Loblolly Pines – one always leaves with a Lasting Impression! … And a list of Cool Plants!
This Saturday, in Raleigh – you can take home a Lasting Impression and Cool Plants!


Beautiful Tulipa clusiana sway under a light breeze along the driveway.  These sweet tulips return year after year  in zone 7  and multiply – when other  blousey tulips are treated as annuals.

DSC08254Lovely meandering paths filled with layered views of  deciduous azaleas,  Japanese Maples and the latest Redbud… Cercis ‘The Rising Sun.’


The lower gardens filled with Rhododendron ‘Alba’, Azaleas and spring ephemerals which burst into bloom on cue last weekend perfect to be featured on the Garden Conservancy Open Days Tour.

This lovely garden will be open again this Saturday!

We all know the that the early bird gets the worm.  This Robbin is already waiting in a Dogwood –  Under the Loblolly Pines.


Amelia & her business partner Beth will have their concrete leaves…

and hypertufa troughs for sale, along with a bevy of  local crafts people…


Lasting Impressions 7th Annual Spring Open GardenArt and Plant Sale
Saturday, April 20, 2013, 9am – 4pm, 4904 Hermitage Dr., Raleigh, NC,
Lasting Impressions’   Welcome to Spring  lawn party!

The gardens are cheering Spring and 11 other artists and craftspeople. Jewelry – sterling silver and glass;  garden sculpture… cement, concrete, metal and ceramic;  handcrafted birdhouses; cedar and ceramic; hand turned wooden objects; botanical art; hand made garden tools  -and, of course, our hypertufa troughs and lots of plants for shade and sun. It’s all there and another great opportunity to stroll through the beautiful shady and woodland gardens of Amelia Lane… Beth Jimenez

I’ll see you there!

Enjoy – living the  EntwinedLife

Jayme B

NC Certified Environmental Educator

Garden Conservancy Regional Representative

6 thoughts on “Lasting Impressions

  1. pbmgarden says:

    That is a cool plant!

  2. beth jimenez says:

    Thank you for the nice words.You got the last great photo of the tulips….not a petal left today! B


  3. […] Amelia invited me to work with her in the Mixed Border of the J C Raulston Arboretum, where I met Beth Jimenez and the rest of the Border Babes and so began 14 year friendships. Amelia’s Garden was featured on last year’s Garden Conservancy Tour and Beth’s will be featured this year. […]

  4. […] mentors to me—we all learn from one another but I will say, my good friend and business partner, Amelia Lane has made me want to be a better and more conscientious […]

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