By Claudia Silkey I was happy to have my spirits lifted by our first sunny, rain-free days—preceded by ‘torrential rains!’ I headed out for LBH&G to interview Gardener, Jerry Thoman. Jerry is being honored as our Volunteer Extraordinaire for April. I arrived at The Carriage House to prepare for our interview. I had never met Jerry, but I saw a man planting a new rose; I thought that had to be him and It was. (That rose is a climber, called “Joseph’s Coat.” It will head up and over one of our lovely arbors.) Jerry was born in Stockton; however,...
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