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Wishing For Snow (Guest Post by Stephanie Cosby)

On this New Years Eve I am hearing tales of snow, snow, snow from my family in OH. I am seeing photos of my family camping and skiing in the snow in OR. Memphis did receive a light, wet dusting on the day after Christmas and for that I am grateful, yet I find myself still wishing for snow. The fluffy, slow falling kind with fat flakes and that silent hush that accompanies it.  Last year winter of 2012, I was fortunate to snag a quick walk through the Japanese Garden (here at the Memphis... Read More
Posted by chris cosby at Monday, December 31, 2012 | 0 comments

Gleaning the Harvest: Farmers Market at the Garden

It's hard to believe it's been a month since the last day of our Farmers' Market at the Garden 2012 season . True to form, my eating habits have spiraled downhill now that I'm not faced with a market full of fresh, local produce every Wednesday. And my husband's " refrigerator blindness " is compounded by the fact that I am hoarding bags upon bags of frozen peas, corn, and okra in our freezer. Yet, even as I wrestle with my avalanche of frozen bounty, I realize how lucky I am to have access... Read More
Posted by Jana Wilson at Tuesday, December 4, 2012 | 0 comments

Lazy Gardeners Wanted!

Want a garden that is attractive AND easy to care for? Consider xeriscaping with cactus, succulents, grasses, bulbs (yes bulbs!) and other drought tolerant plants.   While these types of gardens are usually thought of as belonging to the desert not the delta, the extremes of hot and cold temperature are similar in both places. In addition, these plants actually prefer poor soil conditions and don’t require soil amendments and constant fertilizing, although good drainage is... Read More
Posted by wendy robson at Monday, December 3, 2012 | 1 comments


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