Tag Archives: Birmingham AL

Southern Exposure

Until last month, to me, Southern gardening was more than a little bit mysterious. It was deep and musky, hot and sticky, draped in mosses. Impressions came from book chapters like “Shade Gardening in the South” in Taylor’s Guide to … Continue reading

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Leave Your Leaves

There is probably no bigger controversy raging in the letters to the editor of my community newspaper, The Rivertowns Enterprise, than the debate over leaf blowers. Maybe deer culling, but we’ll get to that in a future post. Irate citizens … Continue reading

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