Almost Ancient Pots

June 29, 2015

More than 20 years ago, I stumbled upon something new while looking for a class for c.e.u.'s for my horticulture certificate. The time fit my schedule, and off I went to Leu Gardens in Orlando, Florida to take a class in something called Hypertufa.

By the end of the day, I was hooked. I held my first workshop the following year, and soon started making pots for retail sale through local festivals. In 2009, the circle was complete as I returned to Leu to teach.

I'm still hooked on Hypertufa, and I think you will be, too. My horticulture certificate has expired, since my time is spent making pots. The pots are rustic and natural, and they provide a perfect growing environment for all your plants.

Look for a class at your local botanical garden or come to Florida and join one of my workshops. The joy of Florida is that I work and teach outside year round. 

If you want to feel good about your gardening efforts, visit mine - always in transition, never finished and certainly never perfect. 

Summer is here in northeast Florida, and it's my favorite time of year.  I never need to worry what to wear - always as little as possible! You will find me in the garage making pots - trying to keep up with my classics while adding some new ideas.  With hubby help, we are making tiles from resin, rock & copper.  It's great fun, and you never know what will come next. At every show, customers give me ideas for what they would like to see me create, and I always give it a try.

New shows in new places in 2015!  New ideas and more new ideas.

Jump in - try hypertufa - make a mess!

See you soon,


My Garden

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Latest News

Thanks to friends old and new at the Old Fourth Ward Park Art Festival in Atlanta. My husband and I love your beautiful park and enjoyed our trip.

This week, it's the 4th at Pier Village on St. Simons Island, Fri, Sat & Sun.

Then, beautiful Beaufort, SC in mid-July for The Water Festival.

I have added a Myrtle Beach show on Sat., Aug. 8, at Sun Coast Christian Church, corner of Little River Road & 44th Ave. N.  Come on over for their Mid-Summer Fair & Barbecue Dinner!

A news brief: 

Bok Tower Gardens' BOKTOBERFEST is adding a second day this year - 10/17 & 10/18, so you will have two fun days at Florida's premier garden.  While it is often called a plant sale, it is so much more - free admission, great food, music and shopping, along with the perfect time to buy pottery, planters, organic clothing,  natural products & other green items, including lots and lots of plants.

Details and links to all of our events, click Here

Special Orders


I love to make special pieces just for you, but remember, it's not an instant process. It takes me at least 30 days to order tiles and make a planter. Custom molds also add to the time needed.

I will meet you at a show for delivery, or, if I am going to be in your area, I will gladly deliver.  I do not ship due to the weight. 

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