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Is it Spring yet?


I am at that place where I am ready to go to the outside, but it isn’t nice enough to do that! Easter is early this year, and then can get my hands DIRTY!!

Weedeater War

If you have ever tried to start, fix, carry or use a Weed Eater then you know first hand they are an instrument of the Devil! We have had an electric one for about 5 or 6 years and yesterday it met it’s END! The humidity in Alabama was only just under 100% and I

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Orange Daylilly

Please Name ME!

A friend from Huntsville, AL gave us this daylily and now I have no idea of the name. That bothers me on more than one level. Probably mostly though because I have always been prideful of my memory, phone numbers, addresses, names, etc. Today, I will call it Orange Crush (from

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Root’n Toot’n Rudy

Root N Toot N Rudy

We have a fierce rooster that lives in our garden. He has a will of “iron”. He was born near Noonan, Georgia and we found him at the annual Powers Crossroads Country Fair. This is held annually on Labor Day week-end (MY birthday). My love of yard art

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Bottle Trees

Serves two purposes in my Alabama garden. Wards off evil spirits (old believe that they are trapped in the bottle.) And gives Color and Light after MAY when all the plants have burned up in the HOT sun! We are in a drought and even the little bit of watering I can do, isn’t

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Too Hot To Grow Here

We’ve just had what I consider a real disappointment in the gardening arena.

My daughter did all the right things. She bought the potting soil, plants, seeds, tools, etc. She planted, watered, tended and worried over the little plants.

So far the yield has been, frankly, pathetic.

Little knots that are only recognized as tomatoes

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