After natural disasters such as the recent tornadoes that raced through the South, storm-damaged garden plants often recover much better than expected, says a gardener who's braved floods, hurricanes, and tornadoes.
As spring turns to summer in the Deep South, cool-season vegetables and warm-season crops mingle.
You can learn a lot about life by paying attention to the garden you create.
Common names for plants can be colorful and descriptive. Maybe you've heard of dooryard plant or hearts a bustin'.
A gift of 10 begonias starts a search for names, but as they spend the winter in a bedroom, all that matters is that they're excellent houseplants.