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Making the most of a garden oasis

In the Roanes area of Gloucester, backed up to Wilson Creek, there is a unique and beautiful garden winding itself around the property. It’s where vegetable, fruit, flower and herb plants are growing in harmony and creating a service to both mankind and wildlife. Birdhouses and feeders are strategically placed throughout. Each component of the garden is arranged to blend in with Mother Nature.

Candy Jones, a native of Guinea, with the help of her cousin Melanie, is the creator of this oasis that features an herb garden and grape vineyard as you enter. Candy has lived at the McFerrin home for almost seven years and working in the garden of both flowers and vegetables is what she loves to do when not at work. Candy works in the restaurant business as a server but it certainly appears her heart remains in her garden.

According to Adrin McFerrin, “due to the coronavirus and its impact on many businesses in the county, Candy used her time wisely while off from work in a positive way ...

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