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We garden where it’s high and oh so dry…where the deer and the buffalo roam.

At the risk of pissing off the Tea Party, I say, let them eat cake. Did you see this article about the great political minds in Georgia and their trip back to the days of Jim Crow? Check it out. A few years back, when the...

One of my favorite things to do is to create snazzy perennial combos for the garden. This is brilliantly easy to do in Picasa on the computer. I am building a nice library of my favorite plants. When the photos are all in place, you...

And you thought all I did was garden? Pshaaaaaaaaaaaaw. ...

One of the grooviest, coolest, artistic gardens and nurseries in America, Living in the Gardens, is featured in this little vid. If you get the chance, you must MUST check this place out. They welcomed us with open arms, fed us, watered us, made us...

Betty Munis needs a few hearty souls, garden geeks, and garden lovers of any stripe to volunteer for the Garden Tour. Here's the scoop from Betty: To volunteer or if you have any questions please contact me by <strong>e-mail at betty@growingexcellence.com</strong> or by phone 860-3876 (cell)...

  Pioneers, settlers, homesteaders created gardens by 1.  Using native local plants 2   Using pass-along plants from family, neighbors, and friends. 3.  Using recycled bottles for borders and yard art (bottle trees, etc.) 4.  Reseeding annuals that don't have to be purchased each year (petunias, poppies, larkspur,     cockscomb, etc.) 5.  Proven perennials...

The two word title of this post belies the actual amount of work I've put into this subject of late. I am on a quest to discover as many old time "pioneer" plants as I possibly can. I am the first to admit, it was...