The Daily Southerner, Tarboro, NC

The Garden Guide

The Garden Guide
  • Sallie Carlisle.jpg Time for Cool Season Crops

    What signs do you look for to indicate the beginning of spring – golden daffodils dancing in the breeze, spring peepers filling the air with music, or maybe the sight of honey bees visiting the fragrant winter honeysuckle in your neighbor’s yard?
    For me, the vibrant splash of red along our roadway and ditch banks give me the first indication that spring is near. Contrary to what many might think, that amazing burst of life is not new foliage, but instead is an abundance of delicate red maple flowers.

    March 7, 2011 1 Photo

  • Plants stressed and will need extra attention and more water

    May 7, 2007

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