Site Selection, Bed Preparation and Planting of Roses
Let’s face it: We’re in the middle of the dog days of summer, and it’s not even August yet!
This is the time of year when my favorite Supertunias -- even my beloved Vista Bubblegum -- are starting to fade.
Summer has hit us with a vengeance this year.
A horticulturist with the Mississippi State University Extension Service has received a national award for excellence in gardening communication.
As my wife and I traveled around the Southeast last week visiting family and old friends, one stop was especially memorable.
This past week, I’ve had the pleasure of visiting Washington, D.C., while I stayed in Alexandria, Virginia. I was in town because the American Horticultural Society selected me, the Southern Gardener, to receive the Great American Gardener B.Y. Morrison Communication Award.
I grew up horticulturally deficient, so being named a Great American Gardener is extremely humbling. I truly enjoy promoting plants and ways to find gardening success to Mississippi and beyond.