Plain Gardening: Ginger


Bill says gingers are the new hostas. There are lots of varieties: some with detailed leaves, some with flowers, some with beautiful red ste…

Stink Bugs

Stink Bugs

This time of year, lots of delicious things are ready to eat: peppers, eggplants, and especially tomatoes. And who wants to eat them? Stink …

Shore Acres

Gardening expert Bill Finch calls this season American Summer; it’s like summer in most parts of the country. But if you want color that las…


It’s azalea season along the Gulf Coast. Did you know they’re in the same family as rhododendrons?