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Tropical Futures

Conventional wisdom teaches us to bring potted tropical plants indoors about 2 weeks prior to temperatures below 50 degrees, but what if they’re too big?


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Meet You at the Market

Meet GardenMama at the MS Farmers Market - Saturday, September 4 - for fall vegetable plants, handcrafts and more.


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Nice Native Plants

Sally Wasowski loves native plants and has used them in her landscape designs throughout her career. “Just recently I was designing a garden for a friend and it was gratifying to see so many natives available at so many nurseries. It certainly wasn’t that way before,” Wasowski says. She ought to know, since she is largely responsible for bringing awareness of native plants to landscapers, designers and gardeners across the South.


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Landscape Gone Wrong

There’s no ‘Landscape Police’ in the tradition of ‘Fashion Police’, but maybe there should be. Ask anyone in the field and you’ll hear tales of peoples’ desires for garden beauty gone terribly wrong. While none agreed to be quoted, these situations are all-too-real and came directly from the mouths of landscape architects, contractors and neighbors of the offenders.


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Raised Beds

Tired of digging garden beds and watering containers? Raised beds may be your way to garden. With minimal amounts of shovel work and simple irrigation strategies, new planting space is yours.


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Summer Vegetables

Going local, seasonal? Think peppers and watermelons for a down home delicious dinner. Add them to your garden (yes, you can grow both in the late summer/early fall garden) or shop the local farmer’s market, but enjoy summer’s best.


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The Buzz on Bees

The Buzz on Bees, despite the problems we're all aware of, is not all bad. The dilemmas facing honeybees is inspiring folks to get into the world of hives and honey.