Without Bugs, There are No Gardens
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If you want to make your garden “buzz” with bees and bugs, consider wildlife gardening.
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Plant Sale in Decatur, Alabama, May 15 and 16
April 21, 2021 – 8:37 am | Comments Off on Plant Sale in Decatur, Alabama, May 15 and 16
Plant Sale in Decatur, Alabama, May 15 and 16

The Morgan County Master Gardeners will host their annual plant sale May 15 and 16, 2021, at the Point Mallard Expo Pavilion, 2901-C Point Mallard Circle, Point Mallard Park, Decatur, Alabama. (Yes: it was cancelled …

Step Out Agriventure Trail Opens in Alabama
April 16, 2021 – 8:03 am | Comments Off on Step Out Agriventure Trail Opens in Alabama
Step Out Agriventure Trail Opens in Alabama

Ribbon-cutting for the Step Out Agriventure Trail takes place at 10:30 a.m. April 23, 2021, at the Morgan County Celebration Arena, 67 Horse Center Road, Decatur, Alabama.
State Senator Arthur Orr, Morgan County Commission Chairman Ray …

‘Tis the Season for Holiday Light Shows in Gardens
November 3, 2019 – 9:53 pm | Comments Off on ‘Tis the Season for Holiday Light Shows in Gardens
‘Tis the Season for Holiday Light Shows in Gardens

As the daylight dwindles, botanical gardens and other public outdoor venues turn on fanciful light shows to attract visitors. November and December are the prime months for such extravaganzas.
Now through December 29, the Royal Botanic …

Cascading Chrysanthemums in Alabama
October 4, 2019 – 8:02 am | Comments Off on Cascading Chrysanthemums in Alabama
Cascading Chrysanthemums in Alabama

The 56th annual Fall Outdoor Cascading Chrysanthemums display, said to be the nation’s largest outdoor chrysanthemums show, takes place November 1 through 27, 2019, at Bellingrath Gardens and Home, 12401 Bellingrath Gardens Road, Theodore, Alabama. …

Alabama Gourd Show in Cullman
September 13, 2019 – 8:50 am | Comments Off on Alabama Gourd Show in Cullman
Alabama Gourd Show in Cullman

Road Trips Gardeners heading through Alabama next month might want to check out the display of unique creations, all handmade from gourds, at the Alabama Gourd Show in the Civic Center, 510 Fifth Street Southwest, …

Flower of the Day: Pink Azalea
May 18, 2019 – 8:16 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Pink Azalea
Flower of the Day: Pink Azalea

Pink azaleas were in full bloom on the day I visited the Dutch Oven Bakery in Falkville, Alabama.
(Photo ©2010 by Susan McKee)

Rhododendron Festival in Mentone, Alabama
April 15, 2019 – 8:18 am | Comments Off on Rhododendron Festival in Mentone, Alabama
Rhododendron Festival in Mentone, Alabama

Every year, thousands of visitors flock to the town of Mentone, Alabama — a mountain village atop the west brow of Lookout Mountain, for a two-day event paying tribute to rhododendrons. This year’s dates are …

Flower(s) of the Day: Impatiens and More
March 2, 2019 – 8:56 am | Comments Off on Flower(s) of the Day: Impatiens and More
Flower(s) of the Day: Impatiens and More

On a trip in May, several years ago, to Mobile, Alabama, these bright pink impatiens were in full bloom.
The white flowers serve to emphasize their color.
(Photo ©2001 by Susan McKee)

National Convention of American Camellia Society
December 28, 2018 – 8:22 am | Comments Off on National Convention of American Camellia Society
National Convention of American Camellia Society

The National Convention and Camellia Show of the American Camellia Society takes place February 15 through 19, 2019, in the convention center in Mobile, Alabama.
It’s also a celebration of the 60th anniversary of the camellia …

Flower Show – Alabama National
September 29, 2017 – 8:06 am | Comments Off on Flower Show – Alabama National
Flower Show – Alabama National

The 64th annual Flower Show at the Alabama National Fair takes place October 27 through November 5, 2017, at the fairgrounds, 1555 Federal Drive, Montgomery, Alabama.
The fair, an independent, self-sustaining, non-profit corporation that is NOT …