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    GARY BACHMAN: Mari-mums are fall-flowering marigolds

    Where did the summer go? I know it's still hot and will be for the next month or so, but September starts next week, and that means fall will officially begin.


    Trial gardens offer good info to home gardeners

    One of my goals for this column always has been to promote the planting of ornamental varieties -- and to some extent vegetable varieties -- in our Mississippi landscapes and gardens. Sometimes, these plants are tried and true favorites of mine; other times, they are new to the market and deserve...


    Ornamental peppers make gardens glow

    A little planning and planting early in the season can really pay off with big color during the dog days of summer that we're "enjoying" right now. One of my newest favorite groups of plants for hot summer and fall -- yes, I said fall -- are ornamental peppers.