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A Christmas Story Blog Image
A Christmas Story

This Christmas story wouldn't have happened if it wasn't for the fact that I love my Wonderful...

Full Circle Blog Image
Full Circle

Here we are in late Autumn; I can't quite believe it! As our gardening responsibilities wane,...

Cheekwood Botanical Gardens and Museum of Art, Nashville, Tennessee Blog Image
Cheekwood Botanical Gardens and Museum of Art, Nashville, Tennessee

In late September, I traveled to Nashville, Tennessee, on a business trip. While I was there, a...

Kalanchoe delagoensis: Mother of Millions Blog Image
Kalanchoe delagoensis: Mother of Millions

I think the thing I love most about plants is that there is always more to see and learn.  When I...

What do warmer autumns mean for gardeners? Blog Image
What do warmer autumns mean for gardeners?

One feature I really like on Facebook is being able to see what you were doing a year ago… or seven...

Amnesia?  I Swear I Don’t Remember Planting It There! Blog Image
Amnesia?  I Swear I Don’t Remember Planting It There!

One of the pitfalls about trying to garden with native plants? Most plant identification books or...

Unusual Butterfly Sightings Blog Image
Unusual Butterfly Sightings

The Butterflies of Oklahoma, Kansas, and Texas Facebook group has been buzzing with record...

A Smart Gardener? Blog Image
A Smart Gardener?

I've been trying to seriously garden for over thirty years and I am astonished at how much I still...

Winter Rye for the Home Garden Blog Image
Winter Rye for the Home Garden

Planting winter rye is something that I am familiar with from my experiences as a child. Growing up...

The Emma Gene Iris Blog Image
The Emma Gene Iris

Emma Gene, my late mother-in-law, took a perverse pride (to my mind anyway) in getting up very,...

Bringing plants indoors for winter Blog Image
Bringing plants indoors for winter

It's fall! Who doesn’t love this time of year?!  Here in southern Indiana, cooler temperatures are...

What beneficial insects are worth the money Blog Image
What beneficial insects are worth the money

A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of attending the dinner for the Montana Master Gardeners’ state...