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In the garden with Felder: The faux folk of autumn

Posted 10/24/2020 in Columns

What autumn garden scene doesn't have a scarecrow or harvest figure?

Southern Gardening: Lettuce, collards thrive in cool-season gardens

Posted 10/24/2020 in Columns

Last week, I sang the praises of my favorite cool-season vegetable and explained how it is both edible and ornamental. Kale is a multitasking super food that is really easy to grow from seed.

In the garden with Felder: Bridge the seasonal gap

Posted 10/17/2020 in Columns

There is a tried-and-true wake-up call every October that alerts me to the fickle nature of autumn gardening. Right on cue, it happened this week.

Southern Gardening: Tasty, nutritious kale brings garden beauty

Posted 10/17/2020 in Columns

This weekend, I was excited to see that one of my favorite fall/winter vegetables is beginning to play a prominent role -- if not center stage -- in my ornamental landscape and culinary garden. Of course, I'm referring to kale.

Southern Gardening: Use Telstar dianthus for cool season color

Posted 10/11/2020 in Columns

One of the attributes I look for when choosing annual color plants is how hardworking they will be in my home landscape.

In the garden with Felder: Can't fix it, flee it or fight it? Flow with it

Posted 10/11/2020 in Columns

Can someone please tell me what's eating my newly-planted cabbage and kale? I can probably figure out what to do, if only I knew what I'm up against.

In the garden with Felder: Oh, the colors you'll see

Posted 10/3/2020 in Columns

What common garden color is not part of the rainbow?

Southern Gardening: Use snapdragons for lively fall landscapes

Posted 10/3/2020 in Columns

I like growing snapdragons when the seasons shift to cool weather. The colorful flowers are like a floral kaleidoscope in the landscape.

Felder Rushing: A nighttime showstopper

Posted 9/26/2020 in Columns

Goldenrod is blooming, and with early autumn colors hinting at the darkness to come it won't be long before Daylight Saving Time ends and we're left to reminisce on a porch swing or by the garden fire.

 

Gary Bachman: Plant crotons for fall foliage color

Posted 9/26/2020 in Columns

What a rollercoaster recently for Southern Gardening!

 

In the garden with Felder: Transition seasons 'a little at a time'

Posted 9/19/2020 in Columns

Garden space is precious, as are the time, effort and expenses required to grow stuff there. So, unless you garden for therapy, occasionally think about minimizing inputs and maximizing outputs. And grow what you need.

Southern Gardening: Prepare gardens before storms arrive

Posted 9/19/2020 in Columns

I write this while contemplating what a wild year 2020 has been. There's no need to remind anyone about the pandemic that has literally changed our landscape.

Felder Rushing: C'mon ... 'fess up

Posted 9/12/2020 in Columns

Ever pocket a handful of seeds on the sly, without express permission? Going down a slippery slope this week, by admitting that I believe there are right and wrong justifications and methods for, er, liberating plants from other gardeners. Hear me out.

Gary Bachman: Attract Monarch butterflies with milkweed selections

Posted 9/12/2020 in Columns

Many of my gardening friends are already on the lookout for the annual migration of Monarch butterflies on their way to their Mexico wintering grounds. Witnessing this migration is awe-inspiring.

Southern Gardening: Still time to plant and enjoy summer pentas

Posted 9/5/2020 in Columns

We're already into our September garden, and lots of great things are going to happen.

In the garden with Felder: By any other name ...

Posted 9/5/2020 in Columns

Love getting stumped on plant identification questions, but sometimes I'm driven around the twist, occasionally left high and dry.

In the garden with Felder: Pretty -- and tasty

Posted 8/29/2020 in Columns

I had an unexpected pastel delight in my veg patch this week, when my sweet potatoes started flowering. As luck would have it, one vine had crept around a purple-leaf basil whose small edible flowers share the same pink throats.

Southern Gardening: Garden enjoyment up as pandemic remains

Posted 8/29/2020 in Columns

I've been thinking about the whole COVID-19 pandemic experience we've endured for the last several months -- like social distancing and face masks -- and the activities we look forward to enjoying once again.

 

Give your landscape a late summer facelift

Posted 8/22/2020 in Columns

Whether it is the hot weather, the age of your landscape or simply the need for change, a late summer makeover can help increase your landscape's beauty.

 

Felder Rushing: What goes around, often comes around

Posted 8/22/2020 in Columns

One of my favorite native wildflowers has gone rogue overseas, but its newfound connections are perversely satisfying to me.

 

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