Welcome to Centering Porch
Leave your frenzy at the gate.


“Come away and be. Leave your frenzy at the gate.” We are part of the Quiet Garden Movement that shares outdoor spaces for the inner journey and well being.

Don and Toby
Restful in every season, our home is yours to enjoy by appointment as a gathering place, contemplative retreat, or creative wellspring. Follow the pathways through oak savannah to the water’s edge. Absorb the wisdom of ancient trees. Explore the gardens and farmscape. Delight in enough birds to make your heart sing.

Centering Porch, LLC, established in 2012, is an affiliate of Quiet Garden Trust, an international non-profit. Centering Porch is gratified to be one of over 300 Quiet Gardens worldwide.
Quiet Garden Logo

Whatever brings you to Centering Porch - taking care of business, taking time for self-renewal, or perhaps taking a break from the ordinary in anticipation of the extraordinary –we say, “Welcome. Leave your frenzy at the gate.”

Nan and Don et. al. tobys paw