Mother Nature has been teasing gardeners lately as the weather flips back and forth from warm, early-spring days to freezing temperatures and winter precipitation.
Have you ever heard it said: The older we get, the smarter our parents become?
Through the column and television show "Southern Gardening," I have the chance to share some of my favorite landscape plants with home gardeners all across Mississippi.
Thin is in! Well, at least when it comes to the haircut for spring.
Two of my grandchildren will get married this spring and summer, a grandson and a granddaughter, cousins.
This past weekend really had me thinking about gardening and landscaping.
In last week's episode of "Downton Abbey," Lady Mary slipped off to York and shed her long coiffure, trading it in for an haute coif.
With the cold winter weather upon us, are you thinking about planting annual color for the summer?
Circumstances occasionally take a strange turn when you write this kind of column.
Love is a word often used lightly, or is it?
There are a lot of different traditions and customs when it comes to predicting the weather.
Cold winter weather causes changes in the foliage of many evergreen plants, including making them express new colors.
If you're like me and most other home gardeners, you want shrubs to have multiseason interest and be versatile, beautiful and low maintenance.
My friend, Peggy Cantelou, says she has been playing bridge since she was in junior high school, that the mothers of her set were determined that their daughters would be proficient in the game.
A wrinkle in the rug underneath my desk in the library kept distracting me last week.
A few winters ago, we were walking into our favorite Burberry store in Washington, D.C., and a jolly man with a raspy voice exclaimed, "Welcome to Burberry, gentlemen" as we glided through the revolving doors.
Winter is a good time to examine landscape plants.
Sometimes you can get yourself into quite a tangle, and I don't mean the hundred ways I was mischievous as a child.