Petersburg Pilot -

Home and Garden Edition, 2019

Flowers and treasure fill the Currys' garden


August 1, 2019

Photo courtesy of Jean Curry

The laburnum tree in the Curry's back yard was in full bloom in June.

From June through early July, visitors to Jean and Clyde Curry's house at 209 Sandy Beach Rd. are greeted by a garden in full bloom and a treasure trove of items that have washed ashore.

In the front yard are planters built by the Curry's when they purchased the home in 1974. They line the front of the house and are filled with mostly perennial flowers or flowers that survive for multiple seasons. Jean has planted phlox, clematis, old-fashioned bleeding hearts, lilies and stargazers. Tucked in a corner in the yard under a maple tree sits a rhododendron bush that has so many flowers that it...

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