Lady Bird Johnson Lady Bird’s Living Legacy

The late Lady Bird Johnson left a rich legacy for gardeners and plant lovers – and she continues to inspire generations of Americans to “grow native” and make the world a better place!
Pineapple The Welcoming Pineapple

The pineapple is a symbol of welcome as part of Southern hospitality for centuries. Learn how this tropical fruit made its way into many homes – and hearts – down South.
Dirt Diva: Becoming One with the Compost

Holiday Compost

Even Master Gardeners have their gardening flops. Declaring her compost pile a total bust, the Dirt Diva vowed to do better. Read more about how Annie Spiegelman’s journey to Green Gulch Farm in Mill Valley, California, made her composting tasks clear and her approach to gardening more Zen. The quest for “compost nirvana” brought balance to her gardening world once again. (Now go compost in peace.)

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Potted Poinsettia Bellingrath Gardens Holidays

While you can visit Alabama’s wonderful Bellingrath Gardens any time of the year, the holidays make for a special visit! See Christmas lights; tour the gardens and house.
Iron Table With Plants The Garden of Helen Dillon

A mellow afternoon sun and shared toast to Irish horse racing warmed a December visit to the garden of talented Dublin landscape designer, Helen Dillon.
Holiday Dog Gardening With Pets

Your beloved companions can enjoy gardening as much as you – provided you take a few precautions. Learn more about safely gardening with your pets.