Category Archives: Plant Ho

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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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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Smart Pots and Big Bag Beds

A few posts ago, I said that I was going to talk about the free stuff I got at the 2015 Garden Writers Symposium. I’ll start with these Smart Pots. If you’ve read my bog, you know that I LOVE … 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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September in the Garden

Last weekend I was in Pasadena, California for the Garden Writers Association’s symposium, and the weekend before was Girls’ Weekend. I took pictures and tried to get something posted here during the few days I had between events, but it … Continue reading

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GreenPrints

I read a lot of gardening magazines and books. It’s part of my job as a garden writer. For recreational reading, which I seldom get a chance to do, I prefer funny books that make me laugh out loud. My … Continue reading

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