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Purple coneflower (Echinacea purpurea)

Around the Gardens Blog

Around the Gardens Blog

Spring Clean Your Garden

Plants & Gardening

As we dive into a new growing season, Julia Adams joins WBRC Good Day Gardening and shares ways to improve your garden’s health and your garden knowledge this spring with these helpful tips.

How to Care for Tomatoes


As spring approaches, it is now time to get a jump on your vegetable gardening. Here are important things to know and practice when caring for tomato plants.

The Art of Caring for Bonsai

Like any hobby, bonsai begins with that spark of inspiration that ignites when you experience the art of others, and suddenly your world expands, as you see more of what could be and what you can create. At least, that is the common story between Norm Geisinger and John Walker, members of the Birmingham Bonsai Society.

Caring for Your Rose Garden

Admired for their beauty, versatility, and popularity, roses share a special place in any gardener’s heart. By TYLER MASON Here are four important tips to keep your rose garden lush…

Around the Gardens: Treasured Trilliums

Nestled among the rich woodlands that stretch across Alabama are around 18 different species of trillium that blanket the forest floor in early spring, a number that fiercely rivals any other state! Although each type of trillium is similar in its small stature and skirt of three leaves, there are actually remarkable differences between these harbingers of spring from their flower color, shape, and leaf mottling.