|Heritage Hellebore from Elsie Crawford Wood,|
Shaw Islander who cultivated a garden now under the
WSF traffic lanes at the landing.
Anno twenty March two thousand and seventeen.
Celadon porcelain vase by Mideke.
John Evelyn's spring advice to his gardener at Sayes Court in 1687.
Presumably the mulberry waits to put forth its leaf until all danger of frost is over, so the advice should hold good for one's geraniums and other tender bedding plants."
From A Countrywoman's Year. Verey, Rosemary. Little, Brown and Co., 1989.