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June Garden Checklist

After a few months of getting other stuff cleaned up a bit and getting more of the tornado damage...

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Continuing Education in Gardening

It's tough to fit in training. I long for college days of uninterrupted reading, library, and lab...

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Modern Names

Perhaps I've portrayed an image of this guy who leads a charmed life. Gardening all the time in...

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Donating Trees to Tornado Victims

I get a little choked up thinking about it.

Saturday, I didn't let myself cry, but lots of people...

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Very Good Plants

13 hours a day, in a car, in the rain, grocery store food, cheap motels for five guys, all who love...

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New Blood

One of the really nice things about my job is having the opportunity to work with young people just...

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Remembering an Old Gardener Friend

I'm working in Charleston this week, and as I was driving down Monday I was thinking of all those I...

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Emerging Eucomis

I drive over 350 miles each and sometimes work in four South Carolina cities a week. But still I...

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Mix Up Gardens with Matrix Planting

My coworker, nursery manager, and propagator, Madison Turnblad, is in Holland reliving spring.

With...

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Late April Garden Checklist

I was in Tallahassee this past weekend delivering a lecture on Crinums and hearing some really...

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Post-Tornado Cleanup

My only anxiety last Friday morning was the possibility of traffic on I-20 heading for the Master...

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Carnival Colors

I was standing at the top of the hill overlooking tractors and clay, that will soon be the garden...