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In the garden with Felder: Add interest and personality by mixing it up

Posted 6/16/2018 in Columns

It's getting too humid to garden, but not to walk around and see what you've got -- or not.

Southern Gardening: Remove spent flowers to prolong blooming

Posted 6/16/2018 in Columns

This past Saturday and Sunday turned into a typical work weekend in my garden and landscape.

Playing in the dirt: Tables and turtles and awards, oh my

Posted 6/9/2018 in Columns

For regular readers of this column, you may remember that I frequently espouse the benefits of being a member of the Master Gardener organization.

Southern Gardening: Choose marigolds for strong summer beauty

Posted 6/9/2018 in Columns

I have to accept that the hot and humid summer has arrived in my coastal Mississippi garden and landscape.

In the garden with Felder: The art of choosing well

Posted 6/9/2018 in Columns

Hunkering down like Minnesotans in a snowstorm might be the way to go for gardening in our torrid summers.

In the garden with Felder: Swing and spring

Posted 6/2/2018 in Columns

In most of gardening, some things are more practical than other more subtle pleasures. That said, it may be time to put a bounce in your swing.

Southern Gardening: Heuchera varieties thrive in landscapes

Posted 6/2/2018 in Columns

One landscape plant I wish I grew more of is coral bells, known botanically as Heucheras.

In the garden with Felder: Which kind of gardener are you?

Posted 5/26/2018 in Columns

There are two kinds of gardeners: Those who mow, and those who do not.

Southern Gardening: Rose of Sharon varieties give options for gardens

Posted 5/26/2018 in Columns

One day right after we moved to Mississippi, I got a call from a homeowner with a question about her althea plant. I was stumped, but soon found that the plant she was referring to was commonly called rose of Sharon.

In the garden with Felder Rushing: Gardening legacies

Posted 5/19/2018 in Columns

Do you remember the first time someone showed you something in the garden and explained it to you?

Southern Gardening: Try papyrus selections in Mississippi gardens

Posted 5/19/2018 in Columns

With all of the bright, colorful summer annuals we're planting this month, I find myself looking for more out-of-the-ordinary plants for my landscape.

Green Thumbs with Felder Rushing: Where there's a gardening will, there's a way

Posted 5/12/2018 in Columns

I drive an antique pickup truck all over, and often get asked about the flowers planted in the back.

Playing in the dirt: May is a busy month for gardeners

Posted 5/12/2018 in Columns

Ah, the merry merry month of May. Mother's Day, graduations and final exams.

Southern Gardening: Superbells perform strongly in hot, Mississippi summers

Posted 5/12/2018 in Columns

If you're still looking for a favorite plant for our hot summer landscapes, consider Superbells.

Southern Gardening: Celosia almost guarantee summer garden success

Posted 5/5/2018 in Columns

When I was beginning my horticulture journey after making a career transition, I thought I had some idea about color and planting combinations.

Southern Gardening: A years-long search leads to Long Beach Red radish

Posted 4/28/2018 in Columns

When I have visitors to my garden, I like to tell plant stories.

 

Being Beautiful: A time for every purpose under heaven

Posted 4/28/2018 in Columns

The first time my stories appeared in the newspaper was in second grade when my teacher had the class write letters to Santa.

 

Southern Gardening: Vitex offers rare true-blue blooms in state landscapes

Posted 4/21/2018 in Columns

One of my true favorites for the early summer season is coming soon to our Mississippi landscapes.

 

Being Beautiful: The young edge of old, or the old edge of young?

Posted 4/14/2018 in Columns

I truly feel like a member of my own club lately, especially when surrounded by Millennials and whatever labels we apply to those even younger.

 

 

Playing in the dirt: Finally, the time of year gardeners 'pine and pant for'

Posted 4/7/2018 in Columns

April seems to have introduced herself as a fickle lady.

 

 

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