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Butterfly bush, butterfly weed welcome namesakes

March 2, 2013

By GARY BACHMAN

I think all gardeners love to see butterflies visit their gardens in the summer months. If you want more butterflies this year, start planning now what to plant this spring to attract them.

I want to tell you about two of my favorite plants that are guaranteed to attract these garden visitors.

Enjoy golden thryallis in summer, fall gardens

November 4, 2012

By GARY BACHMAN

A couple of years ago, I wrote about a new plant I found for the fall landscape called golden thryallis. We planted some in our landscape at Coastal Research and Extension Center in Biloxi, and I have it growing in a large container at my house.

Garden mums make an immediate fall impact

October 28, 2012

By GARY BACHMAN

A sure sign that the garden season is changing from the warm summer to the cooler fall is the many colorful mums on display in garden centers across the state.

Dianthus spice up fall gardens, salads

October 7, 2012

By GARY BACHMAN

Gardeners getting ready for fall planting should consider dianthus, a versatile group of plants that grow well in Mississippi gardens and landscapes.

Plant daylilies in all shapes, sizes, colors

July 28, 2012

By GARY BACHMAN

Daylilies are extremely easy-to-grow flowering perennials, and their variety gives gardeners plenty of ways to create unique, colorful landscape designs.

Tabasco-sponsored Sicilian reverie was a hit

December 13, 2011

In my world, brunch has a lot going for it. Breakfast foods are some of my favorites, but I am not a morning person; with brunch I can sleep in and still not miss breakfast. Yeah, buddy. By adding a f

Pumpkin pasta stuffed shell recipe delivers

December 13, 2011

When I found out that I had celiac disease, I didn’t mind giving up breads and fried foods, and I celebrated an excuse to refuse beer on a basis less childish than “It’s just yucky!”

Christmas shopping for the gardener

December 9, 2011

Dr. Lelia Kelly - MSU Extension Service
Dr. David Nagel - MSU Extension Service
Dr. Wayne Wells - MSU Extension Service

Memories in a plastic box

December 9, 2011

This time each year I pull down a plastic storage box which holds my most precious memories. The contents of this box masquerade as Christmas decorations, but if truth be told, I never put up a single

Pecans in abundance this season

December 6, 2011

As I drive around town I see many of my neighbors outside doing the same thing — walking slowly, staring at the ground, moving the leaves with their feet looking for that prize possession.

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