Category: Gardening

close-up of bright orange tomatoes still on the vine

9 must-read books for Mississippi gardeners

When it comes to gardening in the deep South, particularly in Mississippi, there are a couple of names that immediately come to mind, whether you’re talking edibles or ornamentals. Felder Rushing and Norman Winters are the gardening superstars that have been dispensing their wisdom on Public Radio for […]

red spider lily (lycoris radiata) against a field of out-of-focus spider lillies

Global weirding

The weather and climate and seasons have been wacky this year! Everything budded and bloomed 3 weeks early this year. The entire summer was rainy and temperate instead of unbearably hot and muggy. But guess what has been unbearably hot?  My jalapenos from my garden are usually very […]

Okra coffee?!?

Last week we posted an article about two crazy uses for okra that we were going to try out.  One was stir-fried okra leaves and the other was coffee made out of okra seeds!  We haven’t gotten around to the stir-fried okra greens yet, but we did try […]