For a fourth year, the Northside Charity Boil organized by Colin and Desiree Krieger will benefit the Golden Triangle Homeless Coalition.
One group of landscape plants that is really starting to take off with its summer show is the lantana. These popular landscape plants are available in a dizzying variety of sizes and colors.
I'm setting up an epic battle in my garden between a small reptile and its normally-meek but now Frankensteinian prey.
As part of its efforts to promote fine arts, the Cotton District Arts Festival hosts an annual Juried Arts Exhibit.
If you've ever dreamed of growing the largest, most luscious summer tomato on the block, Oktibbeha County Master Gardeners organization has a deal for you.
Earning the 2019-2020 Military FriendlyŽ Schools Designation, Mississippi University for Women announced The W Free Tuition Program Tuesday, furthering its support of service members.
Surely it was only a month or two ago that students went back to class after Christmas. Or so it seems to me. But no, graduations are upon us. Mississippi State's seniors received diplomas this past weekend and soon area high schools -- and The W -- will send their newly-minted graduates out into the world. So, it's party time -- a final send-off to honor graduates at one of the most exciting junctures in a young life. There are many ways to make it special; here are just a few to consider.
With their built-in handles and small size, economical chicken drumsticks are tailor-made for a cookout. So we decided to devise a foolproof way to roast them on the grill to ultra-tender perfection with nicely browned skin and wonderfully juicy meat.
While raw and roasted vegetables certainly have their place, braising is a great technique for cooking even the most delicate vegetables.
A few nights ago, Zack and I had to sit down with a planner to figure out how we were going to juggle an evening consisting of an open house at one child's school, course selection night at another child's school, a softball game, and a food delivery.
Jamarius Daniels stared intently at the chess board in front of him. The seventh-grader propped his elbow on the table, his hand motionless in the air as he considered battle plans and risks. After a quiet moment, he began snapping his fingers. "I have a plan," he murmured. Snap, snap, snap.
About 750 seniors from high schools in Lowndes County attended a Senior Sendoff Wednesday in the Lyceum Auditorium on East Mississippi Community College's Golden Triangle campus.
Months of meticulous pampering of an extensive variety of edible and ornamental plants will soon pay off for the 50-plus members of the Oktibbeha County Master Gardeners whose mission is to foster education and improvement of horticultural practices.
I often wonder about those folks who toil in their gardens alone with just their plants and thoughts. Such non-joiners, scattered worldwide, just a few in every community, love gardening more than they do hobnobbing with other people.
Over the past couple of years, I've found myself joining home gardeners everywhere in planting more plants to attract pollinators.
Mississippi State students who will be new freshmen or transfers in the fall are encouraged to register now for a summer orientation session.