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Garden Fresh Recipes

Garden Fresh Recipes »

21 Mar, 2017
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Join this family as they gather good food and lasting memories.

Fresh from the Garden Recipes

Garlic Green Beans Summer

5 Fragrant Flowers

5 Fragrant Flowers »

21 Mar, 2017
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Sweet-smelling blossoms stir fond memories and welcome the warm days of summer.

Southern air is different. I know this, having grown up

Stop! Don’t Chop Crepe Myrtles!

Stop! Don’t Chop Crepe Myrtles! »

21 Mar, 2017
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Just because your neighbors butcher their crepe myrtles doesn’t mean you should too. Here’s how to fix past mistakes and prune them

The Perfect Houseplant

The Perfect Houseplant »

21 Mar, 2017
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Peace lily blends handsome leaves with nearly nonstop blooms.

My wife, Judy, and I have a peace lily in the living room,

Plant and Learn at Children’s Gardening Programs

Plant and Learn at Children’s Gardening Programs »

21 Mar, 2017
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Round up the kids, and experience the outdoors in a new way at botanical gardens throughout the South.

In 2006, pint-size visitors

Fill in the Blank With Houseplants

Fill in the Blank With Houseplants »

21 Mar, 2017
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We have the cure for that empty spot. Choose the look that you like, and put it together in a snap.

Rejoice–you’ve

Bright & Early Blooms

Bright & Early Blooms »

21 Mar, 2017
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One of the first shrubs to bloom, flowering quince heralds spring.

I love quince for many reasons but admit the flowers are

Container Gardening – For the Kitchen

Container Gardening – For the Kitchen »

21 Mar, 2017
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Sharon Smith and Mary Wilhite of Blue Moon Gardens in Edom, Texas, prepare containers for herbs.

Spring is full of possibilities, both

Hostas 101

Hostas 101 »

21 Mar, 2017
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So many colors, so many kinds, so many choices. These shade-loving perennials rule.

I thought I would be stronger. I thought I

Crepe Myrtles Welcome Summer in the South

Crepe Myrtles Welcome Summer in the South »

21 Mar, 2017
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Easy to grow and bursting with summer blooms, these trees are a must-have for every Southern garden.

Bowing from weighty blooms, their

New Colors for Coneflowers

New Colors for Coneflowers »

21 Mar, 2017
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Prepare the neighbors for some serious garden fireworks.

Flower lovers, take note: A new day dawns in the world of color. Meet

It’s Time to Grow the Best Tomatoes

It’s Time to Grow the Best Tomatoes »

21 Mar, 2017
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The secret to great veggies is proper planting. Deep roots make the difference.

One bite of a juicy vine-ripened tomato can capture

Sizing Up Plants: How to Buy Just Enough

Sizing Up Plants: How to Buy Just Enough »

21 Mar, 2017
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How much you pay depends on how soon you want a big show.

New places offer the exact same thing in as

Bring Blooms Inside

Bring Blooms Inside »

21 Mar, 2017
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Don’t wait for warm days. Enjoy these easy flowers right now.

Sometimes the gray skies of winter seem to linger forever. If

Easygoing Houseplants

Easygoing Houseplants »

21 Mar, 2017
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You don’t need a green thumb to grow these beauties.

Warm your spirits during the cold days of winter with an assortment

The South’s Best Mums

The South’s Best Mums »

21 Mar, 2017
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Soft colors, graceful forms, and easy growth make these vintage perennials perfect for today’s gardens.

In the early decades of the 20th

Growing Figs

Growing Figs »

21 Mar, 2017
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Figs are the perfect additions to most any landscape, yielding tasty fruit as well as sculpted shade trees.

Enjoying the flavor of

Depend on Daylilies

Depend on Daylilies »

21 Mar, 2017
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You don’t need much more than a sunny spot to grow these easy perennials.

Ask Mark Viette what’s the first perennial a

Living Screens

Living Screens »

21 Mar, 2017
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With the right plants, a hedge can add elegance and privacy to your yard.

When Jen and Neal Jackson moved into a

Beginner’s Guide to Crepe Myrtle Care

Beginner’s Guide to Crepe Myrtle Care »

21 Mar, 2017
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Wonder how to select, plant, and care for these fabulous trees? We give you all the answers.

The South’s love affair with

Azaleas Made Simple

Azaleas Made Simple »

21 Mar, 2017
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Here’s everything you need to know about growing the South’s favorite shrub.

Azaleas prefer light shade and acid soil containing plenty of

Boxwood Basics

Boxwood Basics »

21 Mar, 2017
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Keep your boxwoods growing with these basic tips.

A healthy, green boxwood looks about as dignified as a plant can be. It

The Easiest Houseplant

The Easiest Houseplant »

21 Mar, 2017
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No time to take care of a plant? Try Chinese evergreen.

The leaves are so beautiful on Chinese evergreens that you just

A New Face for Ficus

A New Face for Ficus »

21 Mar, 2017
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Two new ficus hybrids provide gardeners with interesting alternatives to traditional plants.

Nothing stays the same. There’s always something new coming along,

Abundant Basil

Abundant Basil »

21 Mar, 2017
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Is it possible to have too much of this flavorful herb? We asked two Southern gardeners for their thoughts.

It’s the end

Help Your Hostas

Help Your Hostas »

21 Mar, 2017
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Some simple care can really make a big difference.

Pretty flowers and big, bold leaves. It’s no wonder hostas are favorite perennials

Colorful Crepe Myrtles

Colorful Crepe Myrtles »

21 Mar, 2017
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Summertime wouldn’t be complete without a slice of watermelon and the brilliant blooms of this Southern classic.

We Southerners share certain memories–the

Colorful Coleus

Colorful Coleus »

21 Mar, 2017
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Want bright, easy foliage? This is the plant for you.

Gardeners want lots of show for not much dough. That’s why they

Colorful Conifers for Your Winter Garden

Colorful Conifers for Your Winter Garden »

21 Mar, 2017
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If your garden has a case of the blahs, try perking things up with a conifer or two–or three.

When you look

The Camelia for Fall

The Camelia for Fall »

21 Mar, 2017
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Easy-to-grow sasanquas combine stunning autumn flowers with handsome foliage.

Imagine spending life as Cleopatra’s sister. Each morning, you don the most exquisite