The Garden Plot

The Garden Plot

The Asparagus Fern Makes a Beautiful Christmas Decoration: Before we moved this wonderful fern into the living room for winter, we had to trim it back...

December 1st, 2016 |  


Francisco news

I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving! I know I did. I ate too much but that’s all part of the Thanksgiving experience! But it is a time ...

November 30th, 2016 |  


The Garden Plot

The Garden Plot

A VERY WONDERFUL THANKSGIVING TO ALL OF YOU: We are thankful for all the readers of the Garden Plot which is now well into its 20th year. Our first co...

November 24th, 2016 |  


The Garden Plot

The Garden Plot

PLENTY OF COLOR IN THE LATE NOVEMBER GARDEN: The garden plot still has plenty of green even in late November and also a tint of yellow from the fragra...

November 17th, 2016 |  


Francisco news

Don’t know about you, but I’m glad the election is over. I had the privilege of working at the Francisco precinct on Tuesday and had a bal...

November 16th, 2016 |  


Southern living (not the magazine)

Southern living (not the magazine)

There are times I am so thankful to live in the South. Okay, let me specify which times……uh, ALL the time. If you’ve read my columns...

November 16th, 2016 |  


The Garden Plot

The Garden Plot

TOMORROW: VETERANS DAY, A DAY TO REMEMBER: If you are a veteran, one of the best places to be to celebrate the event is at the Golden Corral on Milita...

November 10th, 2016 |  


The Garden Plot

The Garden Plot

THE DEPARTURE OF AN OLD SUMMER FRIEND: This friend leaves us early Sunday morning at 2:00AM. Yes, Daylight Savings Time departed for six months, and h...

November 3rd, 2016 |  


Francisco news

Can you believe it’s November? Not sure where the time has gone this year. Next week at this time, we will know who our next president will be. ...

November 2nd, 2016 |  


The Old Paths: Superstitious much?

The Old Paths: Superstitious much?

Right now we are hearing a lot about curses—from the recently-ended Halloween spook stuff to the Chicago Cubs in the World Series. By the time y...

November 2nd, 2016 |