Monthly Archives: November 2013

I Can't Resist A Good Sale

I’m making my list and checking it twice. At 4:00 in the morning. In my jammies. In the warmth of my house. Outside, the wind is howling and the temperatures are dropping, and I’m shopping for seeds for next year’s … Continue reading

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On the Same Level as Comfort Food

When the weather starts to get cold, people start talking about comfort food. Chicken Soup. Lasagna. Mashed potatoes. Anything warm, gooey, buttery or cheesy seems to get the title of comfort food. Although I am a huge fan of comfort food, cold … Continue reading

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Monarch Butterfly Update

Monarch season is over for the year. You watched the baby caterpillars grow and make their chrysalis to start another generation of monarchs. This year, I was able to tag 50 monarchs.  As we speak, volunteers in El Rosario, Mexico have … Continue reading

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Just Because It's Fall…

doesn’t mean the flower beds are empty.  Actually, I think my garden looks best in late summer and fall than any other time. My Callicarpa americana (aka Beautyberry) is full of berries.  This Arkansas native shrub grows well in my … Continue reading

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