One insect that always gets everyone’s attention and newfound respect is the Yellow Jacket. …

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Millstone Japanese Maple Nursery is a family-run operation that took roots in the ’70s and h…

David and Deborah Sanford, Alexander City natives, did not see themselves as farmers when th…

Wayne Davis has been tending to a garden since he was a little kid by helping his father on …

Asparagus may be one of the most costly vegetables at the supermarket. I know this because m…

For 19-and-half years, I have served as an Extension agent with the mission to educate peopl…

Of all the plants and decorations at Christmas time, I cannot name anything more beautiful a…

Lawn management, can be down right confusing. Most of the time, there appear to be more ques…

Throughout the modern landscape of Tallapoosa County and Alabama countryside, the notorious …

As a kid, I spent much of my time outdoors playing and exploring. Mainly it was my mom who i…

Alabama weather doesn’t always provide the luxury of enjoying much of an autumn season. Quit…

Fresh figs are a Southern staple, and they are not easily found in grocery stores. These tre…

In 2014, I had the wonderful opportunity to travel to Pershore, England, to participate in a…

A stroll through the woods, purple stained hands, and – more often than not – a few thorn sc…

Warm weather is upon us, and in my opinion, nothing makes the garden feel more complete than…

It is that time of year to spruce up the house and celebrate the birthday of Jesus and the C…

Our Sunday school class held this year’s annual get-together at Walls Farm on a beautiful fa…

The Tallapoosa County Extension Office will host its third Fall Gardening Extravaganza Sept.…

Three weeks ago, we received word that a longtime friend had passed away. We were granted th…

My wife and I have lived in Coosa County for 25 years, enjoying the beautiful farmland and r…

I had a pity party last month, and it was all about my old camera that would not allow me to…

The second week in March, my wife and I visited our son at his home in Nellysford, Virginia.…

This winter’s mild temperatures have fooled a number of spring blossoms into putting on thei…

It was 22 years ago. I was working as a problem solver in the welding industry. One of my ac…

Small yards, shady lots and time constraints keep many would-be gardeners from growing veget…

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