Columnists: Kay Scarborough

Birds and blooms

Our backyard is starting to get crowded. Birds are everywhere! The first bluebirds have hatched; the parents are working feverishly…read more


Hints for home gardeners

Our Master Gardener Spring Garden Day was a big success. Thanks to all of you who came out to support us…read more


Spring checklist

My spring checklist is under way: Cleaned gutters, pruned crepe myrtles, killed weeds, mowed lawn close (first spring mowing), tilled the…read more


Spring forward

Remember to set your clocks forward one hour before you go to bed Saturday! Daylight Saving Time begins at 2…read more


Daffodils say spring is near

In spite of the frigid weather this week, spring must be right around the corner — daffodils don’t lie. I’ve…read more


Tips for pruning

It’s not too late to remember your sweetheart this Valentine’s Day. Personally, I try to avoid “Hallmark Holidays,” but we…read more


Hearts and flowers

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, so don’t forget your sweetie! Florists tell us that roses are the No.…read more


Getting ready for Spring

Don’t be fooled by the beautiful weather this week. We can expect six more weeks of winter to rest our…read more