With fall just around the corner, now is the time to think about planting bulbs for spring blooms. Next winter, when your neighbor’s daffodils begin pushing up from the frosty earth and spring fever hits like sugar in the veins, it will be too late to add them to your landscape.
Procrastinators, let this be a gentle reminder. Unlike many annuals and perennials that can be purchased at your local nursery on a whim and in-season, plants that grow from bulbs (including corms, tubers, and rhizome...
As summer winds down, it’s time to get excited about fall gardening in Arkansas. I don’t know about you, but I find the tail-end of summer to be arduous. No matter how hard I try, by the time the back-to-school bell rings, my garden has grown tired, deer have done a number on their favorite plants, and the humidity stifles my weed-pulling energy. Just when I want to pack up my clippers, fall arrives in all her glory.
This year in the Northern Hemisphere, Autumn Equinox officially starts ...
This spring, as you plan your Arkansas garden, why not plan for butterflies? Over the past several years, butterflies have become the central focus of my garden. The more I’ve learned about the importance of butterflies, the more I try to support this important insect. My husband and I even turned our backyard into an official Monarch Waystation.
No kidding, butterfly gardening is addictive.
Don’t say I didn’t warn you.
I became interested in butterfly gardening while completing my Arkansas M...
I always equate dragonflies to carefree summer days. My sister and I called them Snake Doctors when we were kids. I suppose we still do. During lazy lake days, we like to watch them hover around our blow-up floats and sunbathe from the tips of our wet toes. (It’s never too soon to dream of summer, y’all.)
Dragonflies (and damselflies) belong to the scientific order Odonata, meaning ‘toothed ones.’ Even though they have sharp, serrated mandibles, they don’t bite humans.
Did you know dragonflie...
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