Category Archives: I love this plant

Swing Bar

I’m not sure if I should be posting this or not. My goal is to write an article for a nationally-published magazine about my new swing bar. Fine Gardening is my first choice, but beggars can’t be choosers, so I’m … Continue reading

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My First Radio Interview + Pictures of my Garden

In my last post, I talked about how I was going to do my first radio interview on July 3rd, and you might be wondering how it went. The first half was horrible, and the second half was bad. Overall, … Continue reading

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Hollywood Hibiscus

I wanted to post sooner, but I’ve been on a mini-vacation. My husband took me to see Chanticleer and Longwood Gardens, and I’m posting about Chanticleer next time. It was amazing!!!! Before the vacation, I was busy writing for Alabama … Continue reading

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Huntsville and Birmingham Botanical Gardens Plant Sales

It’s an exciting weekend! Birmingham Botanical Gardens and Huntsville Botanical Garden are both having their spring plant sales. And for me, the most thrilling aspect of the weekend is that I’m speaking at the Huntsville Botanical Garden’s plant sale on … Continue reading

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The First Day of Spring

I’m so far behind. I need to finish one more post on TPIE, one on the Nashville Lawn and Garden Show and one on the Chicago Flower and Garden show. But today is the first day of spring, and I … Continue reading

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Red pineapple, Ananas ‘Pacifico’

I talked about this plant at the end of my last post, but I didn’t tell you the entire story, and it brings up several important points. When I was working on the last post I wanted to include the … Continue reading

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Tropical Plant Industry Exhibition – Part 1

I have a good feeling about 2016. It’s already off to a great start. The new swing bar is almost finished, and it is going to be epically awesome. I’d show you pictures when it’s done, but I’m hoping to … Continue reading

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Get Those Seed Orders Placed

If you want a chance to grow Nicotiana sylvestris ‘Only the Lonely’ next year, you should follow this link, and get your seed order placed. I wrote a ‘Hot Plant’ article about ‘Only the Lonely’ for the February issue of … Continue reading

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November in the Garden

This post starts with a hodgepodge of stuff that caught my eye the Tuesday and Wednesday before Thanksgiving, and it ends with a look at what Dale’s bees are liking now. Here in North Alabama, we had our first frost … Continue reading

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A Great Garden Speaker

I gave a talk in Tuscaloosa on October 26th at a regional Garden Club meeting. My speech was based on the Hot Plant articles I wrote for Alabama Gardener magazine, but I explained that the articles are very short, and … Continue reading

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