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Transplanting Raspberries

Earlier this spring, when we were just starting to mow lawn, our raspberry bushes were putting out new shoots. They do this every year, but this time we decided to dig some shoots up and transplant them to an area that hasn’t been growing anything but grass for awhile ;) 164 more words

The Farm

The Toughest Perennials

We know that the Arkansas summers and unpredictable winters can be tough on plants. Sometimes the ones you expect to come back don’t because they just couldn’t take the heat. 388 more words

Outdoor Gardening

A Gardener's Guide to Hydrangeas

Hydrangeas are a necessity in any garden (in our opinion). These shrubs bloom in summer and produce huge, colorful blooms throughout the season.

But which hydrangea will work best in your garden? 29 more words

Outdoor Gardening

Mary's mini-garden

Towards the end of 2014 our great friend Mary gave us two old butler sinks to make into miniature alpine gardens. Soon after this a sudden illness took Mary from us. 243 more words


crows; rain

The crows are after the corn again.  Those green monocot seedlings must look like flags to them, each one waving an invitation to come pull it up and gobble the malted grain from which it sprouted.  138 more words

Spring Gardening

Botanical teacups… celebrating spring blooms!

About a month ago when delicate shoots started poking up out of the ground, I was challenged by my UK agency to create some kind of surface pattern or greeting card with a “modern floral” theme. 73 more words

Laura Watson Illustration