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Potato pests require early planning

After a record setting cold spell around here lately, I’m more than ready to think about spring and...

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A Plant for Salty Places

This blog entry will be a little ramble-y, but hopefully I'll be able to tie it all up in the end,...

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Giving Thanks For New Beginnings

Welcome to the new year!!  I am loving this winter so far.  We are actually having some...

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2017 New Years’ Resolution

2017..."New Year – New You". It's a good time to look back on the last growing season and, of...

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Fending off problems with rosemary during the winter

Happy Solstice, or rather the day after! We’ve had a couple of weeks of sub-zero weather to remind...

Last-Minute Gift Ideas to Help Wildlife in the Garden Blog Image
Last-Minute Gift Ideas to Help Wildlife in the Garden

My Mom gave me my first birding life list as a gift when I was in kindergarten. It was stapled...

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The Root Slayer - My New Favorite Shovel

I’m not one to keep too many tools on hand. In the kitchen, for example, I know I can perform many...

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A Christmas Story

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

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Full Circle

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

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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...