The Christmas season is a time for decorating, as we put up wreaths, poinsettias and trees.
Ornamental kale and cabbage are in a group of my favorite plants for the winter landscape, and I find them to be among the most reliable, as well.
Each time I turn a lamp off, I think of the man who raised me.
Well, we are now in that festive season as Christmas approaches.
All my life I have heard it said: "You can't take it with you."
We're now officially in the Christmas season, and holiday shopping is in full swing.
If you need more proof that Christmas is here than the bright lights flickering from your neighbor's windows or the tinsel snowmen, Santas and angels appearing on lampposts, then just look at the calendar.
We hit December this week, and it seems like we haven't really had a fall season yet.
Tom Brokaw called the veterans of World War II "the greatest generation."
I've noticed over the last couple of weeks that a few early-season poinsettias are showing up on garden center shelves.
Like many other home gardeners in Mississippi, I'm in the full swing of planting cool-season annual color.
"The hills are alive with the sound of music."
I tried to go to a football game at Ole Miss recently; and, let me tell you, it ain't what it used to be.
Even though outside temperatures are still quite balmy, we are moving into winter.
Heirloom vegetables get their fair share of gardening attention, but many homeowners don't realize that some ornamental plants are considered heirlooms as well.
Purple rhinestones adorning Loretta Lynn, a red sequined gown showcasing Tammy Wynette's curves, and a giant jellyfish -- no, it's not just a vivid dream.
The eyes are supposed to be the windows to the soul.
My great-granddaughter, the first one in a new generation in our family, Mackenzie Loecher, was born Oct. 17.
I like the changing of the seasons, as it means we get to plant a new set of color annuals like pansies, violas and dianthuses.
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3. Thursday talk features Southern Gardening's Bachman ENTERTAINMENT
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5. MUW festival puts spotlight on music by women ENTERTAINMENT