I am not much of a gardener, but was intrigued when my friend, Susan, told me about the agave shoot that had made its appearance on Terrapin Drive. We drove up there to take this photo.
The plant itself is huge, with giant leaves. But the new stalk rises up to the power lines. It is quite impressive.
Our latest Ocracoke Newsletter is the curious story of Vera/Charlie Williams. You can read it here: http://www.villagecraftsmen.com/news052114.htm.