The calendar noted March 20 as the first day of spring, or Spring Equinox.
Rain or shine, a small statue of a hooded man stands sentinel over my garden, reminding me of the billions of gardeners who have shared vegetables, herbs and flowers with others.
It’s no secret that I’m a real fan of salvia.
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If you read this Southern Gardening column frequently, you realize that I grow much more than pretty flowers in my home garden.
You know that cringey feeling when someone attends a wedding wearing something so flashy it takes away from the bride’s glory? Same thing happens when azaleas erupt into eye-popping bloom.
Salvia is one of the groups of plants that everyone should have in their landscape.
My first strong memory of our childhood lawn was vowing to “not have any grass to mow when I grow up.” And I don’t.
Some of my favorite late-summer annuals are the ornamental peppers.
It’s legal to gamble in the garden, which is good because I just threw money, effort and hope at some tomato plants.
We had another great weather weekend in the garden, and I spent a couple of days catching up on getting my Urban Nano Farm ready for spring.
Gardening is at the top of the list for a healthy hobby. Thirty minutes a day can improve your mood and stress levels. After being inside all winter, didn’t that first bright yellow daffodil bring a smile to your face?
I have an expensive dilemma in my little garden, thanks to an appreciation of wildlife. My altruistic intentions are one thing, but keeping voracious interlopers off my vegetables is a whole ‘nother issue.
Never know how to dress these days, much less what is safe to plant.
This time of year, it’s ups and downs, temperatures jerking from 70 one day to 30s the next. It’s the season weather forecasters can only shrug sheepishly.
After going through that recent cold snap, the glorious weather this past weekend has me wanting spring to get here as fast as possible.
I just “86ed” some of my garden by tossing freeze-damaged plants and trimmings into my leaf-pile compost bin. It will be run back through the garden later.
The great winter storm of 2021 is finally over, and now we can finally get out into our gardens to survey the damage. And my
I survived this month’s single-digit freeze, but my garden wasn’t so fortunate. What to do now?
I have to admit that I can’t even remember the groundhog’s prediction when he was dragged out of his burrow in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, on Feb. 2. It seems we have experienced an entire year’s worth of weather conditions since that day.
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