Growing Blackberries for Profit

The Accidental Blackberry Farmer It’s not unusual for an interest to turn into a business. That’s what happened to Robert Hays of Hays Blackberry Farms. Bob loved blackberries, and a gift of 6 blackberry plants in 1999, were the beginning of what is today, a 10,000+ blackberry farm in Dumas, Mississippi. We thoroughly enjoyed this interview … Read more

Garden Poetry – Gift of the Season by Debra Yvonne Mathis

Lovely pear blossoms

Gift of the Season The hard yellow pears hung accusingly for days, and several simply dried upon the branch, exuding their somewhat sweet nectar to the joy of uncountable ants. With no sure venue for their sale, even morphed into a buttery shmear, I was willing to leave them to their demise this year. But … Read more

Best Pomegranate Deseeder Tool for Pomegranate Season

pomegranate shrub

The Potent Pomegranate We knew that pomegranate, Punica granatum, was delicious and nutritious. But wow! We had no idea just how powerful it is. Pomegranate seems to be a virtual miracle food and every part of the pomegranate plant has beneficial healing properties! The pomegranate fruit, pith, skin, leaves, flowers, bark and roots all have … Read more