March 5, 2010 RSS feed / Beauty in the Backyard

First flowering fruit tree blossom of the year

Stopping to smell the flowers

In addition to the recent parade of snowmen characters throughout Columbia, one of the most delightful visual surprises was the spray of deep pink miniature rose–like blossoms of the rounded crowns of Japanese flowering apricots. More...

March garden reminder

Divide those clumps of perennials that have become too large. Prune pear and apple trees by removing the crossed, dead, and/or diseased branches, and water sprouts. Check plants for insects. More...

A cherished part of the planet

Columbians who live in the Bloomwood area can go for a walk on the beach – so to speak. Their treasured tract of ancient trees and a bald cypress swamp was once the shoreline of the mighty Atlantic Ocean. More...

Star Chefs

in a P od Like Peas

Seven Layer Salad Contributed by Pam Edwards More...