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Start your healthy meal in the garden.
Planting Always start with transplants. You can buy these from garden centers or sow seed
Like SEC fans, mums can be spotted everywhere you go in the fall. They’re just the thing for adding color to your
Southern cuisine wouldn’t be the same without this crop.
Planting Corn is a warm-weather crop, so don’t rush planting in spring: Seeds
Our Grumpy Gardener gives his official endorsement for the best Christmas tree ever, plus the stand that you need this season.
Nine secrets to keep floral arrangements perky and fragrant.
There’s nothing more exciting than being surprised with (or treating yourself to…) a
Small evergreens to get your containers through the winter.
Now that the leaves have fallen, things outside are looking pretty bleak.
Yep, it’s gonna get cold.
In the weeks before and after Thanksgiving, we’re supposed to feel guilty about lounging about on the
Bring these beauties to your garden.
Because peony plants live for decades, they should be considered a permanent addition to your landscape,
Quite possibly our favorite Southern ingredient.
PLANTING: Pecan trees need well-drained soil. Set out bare-root trees in winter. Dig a planting hole
Nothing is sweeter than growing these fruits in your own backyard.
SELECTIONS Most selections need 600 to 900 hours of winter chill
For the folks that dream of the perfect country cottage on a farm or one in the ‘burbs—this one’s for you.
If winter seems utterly bleak, you probably don’t have many beech trees around.
One of Grumpy’s two favorite native trees (white oak
Where to start with your green-thumb this year.
No doubt about it, 2017 is shaping up as the greatest year for gardening
The sour side of bittersweet.
Bittersweet is a Christmas ninja. Woven into wreaths on doors and gates or draped over the mantel,
Plants deserve gratitude, too
This article originally appeared on TIME
Important public service announcement: today is National Houseplant Appreciation Day. What
This versatile and flavorful herb has bright culinary powers.
The way chefs garnish nearly every plate with parsley, you’d think it was
Hello, Japanese apricot.
Carolyn Choi of Chapel Hill, North Carolina is a fabulous painter, uber-patriot, accomplished gardener, and Grumpy’s friend. So when
Your neighbors will be green with envy.
The National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) announced their top trends for 2017 and, naturally, it
One of the finest ground covers for shade, Lenten rose combines handsome evergreen foliage with lovely, late winter flowers.
WANTED–Attractive, easy-to-grow perennial.
Where are those sunny signs of spring?
Nothing proclaims the arrival of spring like the sunny trumpets of daffodils. So it is
There’s nothing lovelier than our region’s trademark plant in full bloom.
Shaping your azaleas is like getting a good haircut; the improvement
Good old daisies.
There’s nothing pretentious about daisies. You’ve loved these cheerful, common flowers ever since you learned to draw them in
The flowers of Calendula officinalis, also known as Mary’s gold or pot marigold, are a bright blessing for warm Southern winters.
Things aren’t always cold and dreary in the winter.
What do you consider the most fragrant plant in the garden? Gardenia? Excellent
From blushing spring blooms to sweet fragrance to fall color, Yoshino has it all.
Imagine yourself on a fine, early spring day
It’s not all about the sunlight.
To many gardeners, a shady gardener means a green garden. But it doesn’t have to be
Two words: plant ahead.
Probably the greatest advantage Southern gardeners enjoy is the potential to have something blooming outdoors nearly every month
Bred in the South and perfect for our gardens, historic Noisette roses delight us with their beauty, fragrance, and ease of care.
‘Tis the season.
It’s that most wonderful time of the year! The time when eagle-eyed, compassionate, and knowledgeable readers like you record