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Signs of Fall

It wouldn’t be fall without asters or beautyberry or dogwood berries or my late blooming okra. But one thing I’ve never seen before is this extra large praying mantis with wings and a colorful body. Nature is amazing. Brenda  

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 bed that receives full sun until around mid afternoon.  Birds will eat the berries but […]

What a Beautiful Weekend!

I hate to admit it, but I did not watch much of the Olympics.  The TV was not out, it was on the whole time.  I just felt like since they eliminated Olympic croquet what’s the point.  So, once again, I found myself wandering in the yard, taking in the cooler temps and convincing myself that fall […]