Monthly Archives: September 2011

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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I Love my Garden

Often, as I walk around the garden, my mind is full of thoughts such as, “Damn those mealy bugs! I need to spray again.” or “I better get that weed pulled before it spreads its evil seed all over.” Or … Continue reading

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Coral Bells (Heuchera)

I wrote a ‘Hot Plant’ article about Heuchera for the September issue of Alabama Gardener Magazine, and I promised more pictures on my blog. I have grown a dozen different varieties.   After I wrote the article I met Dan, president … Continue reading

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Pampas Grass

I once hired a landscape designer who said, “You should dig up that pampas grass and throw it off the bluff.” Can you believe that?  I would have saved myself a bunch of money if I had fired him right … Continue reading

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Plant-people are the Best

In my last post I talked about the plants I brought home from the Garden Writers Association symposium. But I also want to tell you about some of the people I met.  My new BFF Karen has a website called … Continue reading

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The Weekend That Changed My Life

Last weekend I wore a “First Timer” sign around my neck at the annual Garden Writers Association symposium in Indianapolis. It was awesome! As I tell you a little about it, keep in mind the old saying, “Don’t hate me … Continue reading

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