The original "Gerber Baby," Ann Turner Cook, just turned 85 and is a great-grandmother.
You can hardly miss the yellow flowers of Coreopsis lanceolata along highways in the summer, so it's easy to see why this is the state wildflower of Mississippi.
There may never be in my life a time when I set any kind of record; but, if there were, it would probably be last week.
Marriages, and relationships of any sort, find ways to co-exist.
Splash! Grandson Jackson began summer on Monday by jumping into a pool for his inaugural dip. Memorial Day weekend is over and fun and sun have officially begun.
Some women find themselves in angst over whether to bid farewell to those long tresses, but not Kim Arnold. No, ma'am, indeed!
When my family moved to Columbus shortly before World War II, we rented a little house on Second Avenue North, before we could build one. We lived there two years, then moved to the house I lived in until I married.
A dizzying array of new plants for the home landscape and garden are promoted every year, and several of them originated along our roadsides and ditches.
This is an exciting time of year for the hundreds of grads in the Golden Triangl
Broadway Nite, Chinatown, Central Park -- the mention of such things might lead you to believe I'm reminiscing about a recent getaway to New York City.
Most of us only get one human mother. We also call the Earth "our mother."
There's nothing like preparing a meal using vegetables that were picked only five minutes earlier. That goal drives the efforts of many home gardeners.
Last weekend there was a reunion of sorts in Columbus, mostly of people connected with Lee High School football during a certain time span.
It may be because this is the 100th anniversary of Mother's Day. Or more likely, it's because of the enormous tree felled by recent storms in the backyard of the homeplace -- the house where my two sisters, brother and I were raised. But something has had my mother much on my mind.
The recent storms wreaked havoc on landscapes across north Mississippi.
It seems that the winter from Hades is finally over. We will probably not have another freeze for many months, the tornadoes have moved on (cross your fingers), and the monsoons have dissipated -- for now.
I love women. As far back as I can remember, I have always adored them.
Flowers are always high on the gift list for Mother's Day, and rose plants for the garden are a great way to remember the day year after year.
My week started with happy announcements and plans for celebrations.
With the chance of any more spring freezes getting lower by the day, the typical home gardener is out looking for plants for when the summer temperatures start to rise. Annual flowering vinca is one that really brightens up our Mississippi summer landscapes.
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