One of my favorite spring flowering trees is our native redbud.
Word of the day -- desensitize: "to make less likely to feel shock or distress at scenes of cruelty, violence or suffering by overexposure to such images."
We're finally emerging from the "freezemagedden" we experienced earlier this year, and the garden and landscape are emerging with a vengeance.
"I reckon I don't have much to give but my stories," Grandma said to John Boy as she sat on the bed beside him and wished for a better gift to give her eldest grandson.
March is known for lion- and/or lamb-like weather, but from where I sit at this writing, it seems like fish- or seal-like would be more appropriate.
Spring has sprung, at least in my Ocean Springs landscape, and gardeners once again are venturing out and taking an inventory of plant damage from this winter's cold.
The church was as majestic as I expected with massive, exquisite windows through which generations have looked in and looked out.
I came to a conclusion after a series of events reminded me that spring is really close.
Distylium Vintage Jade is an exciting new plant that brings pizazz to the traditional role of foundation planting.
As we're working our way through this year's Mississippi Medallion Winners, I now want to look at Sedum rupestre, which is commonly called lemon sedum.
She came to me, not like an angel, but as my angel, her embrace just as I remember.
On your mark, get set, go! Gardeners prepare to learn and expand your knowledge and make new friends. And by way of clarification, the classes for Master Gardener training begin Feb. 20 statewide.
I wish we could go back to the moments in life that seem to stand still in our minds. Like Cher says, "If I could turn back time ... "
Last week, I focused on the 2018 Mississippi Medallion Winner fancy leaf kale. This week, let's look at a second 2018 winner: lemongrass.
I have often wondered what goes through her mind when she curls herself into a big ball on the sofa and sleeps, and she does this a lot.
Garden catalogs start piling up by the front door at this time of year, and our two recent cold spells gave me time to look at them.
The weather to start 2018 has certainly been crazy.
I've been hearing and reading comments about the extreme cold we're experiencing and how unusual it is. But to tell you the truth, these temperatures are not that unusual.
Well, hello 2018. Can you believe it? It seems like only last week it was 2017.
With the New Year's Eve champagne barely behind us, 2018 unfolds full of promise and challenge.