Monthly Archives: October 2012

The Fate of This Land May be in Your Hands

I think the magnificent, undeveloped shoreline of section 16 is the very best part of Smith Lake. It’s been saved for over two hundred years. But if Cullman County, AL voters don’t vote NO on local amendment one, it will be sold … Continue reading

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October Bouquets

One of the few perks of having a mother who is a wild and crazy plant ho is that she bedazzles your house with beautiful bouquets for your pumpkin carving party. Wondering what to pick at this time of year? … 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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Plants Hummingbirds Love

I have several hummingbirds in my garden. I think of them as the helicopters of the bird world. I don’t have any feeders, but I have hundreds of flowering plants. The pictures for this blog are hummingbird-hotspots. I don’t know … Continue reading

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Whether or not you win the pruners you can still be a winner in the garden. My article ‘Less Work, More Fun’ is on the Alabama Gardener Magazine website, it has some excellent recommendations, and you should go read it. … Continue reading

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