Best garden covers for freeze protection

Oklahoma City’s latest freeze date on record is May 3. That record may not have fallen in the city last night, but if you think my garden didn’t suffer a late freeze, just look at this ice. It covered the outside of the plastic tunnels I used to protect...


Easter Eve by Anne Spencer

Recently, I watched Garden Story, an older show from PBS.  One segment was about Anne Spencer, an African-American poet who was part of the Harlem Renaissance although she lived and gardened in Lynchburg, VA.  Her story was very poignant, and she loved gardening.  Her husband built a garden for...