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Lotusland – The Cactus Collection

I debated about posting this blog. Most of us can’t grow these cacti, so do we really care? But they are kinda cool. I don’t know enough to caption them, so this week’s post is just pictures that I took … Continue reading

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How to Handle Winter Damage

My sweet box is frozen…..I think I need a new bush. I posted that last year on a secret facebook page for plant people who enjoy crude humor. I got all kinds of advice about how I shouldn’t give up … Continue reading

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Smith Lake Section 16 Land

Alabama Gardener magazine is a wonderful supporter of SaveSmithLake.com and our efforts to preserve the Ryan Creek, Section 16 land on Smith Lake. You may have seen this in the March issue: Since that issue went to print, there has been … Continue reading

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Exciting

The fifth and final girls’ weekend for 2013 just ended. It was very exciting. I’m working on a post about that for later this week, but in the meantime this is just a quick post to tell you the other … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday

I’ve never had a Wordless Wednesday before, but I’ve seen it on other bloggers sites. Fall is in the air, the leaves are starting to turn, and the weather is perfect. Wordless Wednesday is my excuse to walk around, enjoy … Continue reading

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Who has seen the wind?

Who has seen the wind? Neither you nor I, but when the trees bow down their heads, the wind is passing by. Those are the lyrics to a song I learned in girl scout camp, and that’s a pampas grass illustrating … Continue reading

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I’m not Just Whistling Dixie

  I followed through on my previous blog. During Thanksgiving break I had Jesse and his college friend dig out two of my invasive nandina. I have replanted the area with this great native plant. It’s weeping yaupon holly (Ilex vomitoria, … Continue reading

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Fun Facts to Know and Tell

I went to the Native Plant Conference last weekend, and it was awesome! I have a big blog about it peculating in my head, but I wanted to post about fall color. We have had very little rain, and I … Continue reading

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Hello. My Name is Peggy.

I have been working on a blog that incorporates two very important aspects of my life: plants and girls’ weekend. But I’m overdue to post something, and explaining pictures like the following is harder than I had imagined. I decided … Continue reading

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Gorgeous Gourds

  I don’t usually do a lot of fall decorating, but Heatherly Farms had such a great selection, and they were all so cute. Also, there are several upcoming events that call for celebration and a little sprucing up. We … Continue reading

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