Cultivating the Coast with Kitti Cooper
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Growing peppers in South Alabama offers the gardener a distinctive and fulfilling gardening experience. This unique, warm climate has an extended growing season perfect for peppers, from sweet bell … more
If your spring garden suffers from early pest damage and diseases, don't worry — you still have time for a fresh start with your vegetable garden. The Gulf Coast's unique climate allows … more
Gardenias, with their intoxicating fragrance and stunning white blooms, are a favorite among gardeners and floral enthusiasts alike. But did you know these beautiful flowers are also edible? … more
Southern Alabama boasts an ideal climate for gardening with its long, warm summers and mild winters, providing optimal conditions for growing a variety of crops. Among these, squash stands out as a … more
Gladiolus, sometimes known as sword lilies, are a staple of Southern gardens, known for their striking, upright spikes and delicate blooms. In zones 8 /9, such as those found in South Alabama, … more
Whether you're a seasoned gardener or a beginner, radishes are a fantastic choice for growing your own food in your backyard, no matter how much space you have available. Radish is typically one of … more
Mulberry trees are fascinating and valuable plants that offer an array of benefits beyond their delicious fruits. In this article, we'll delve into the diverse uses and significance of mulberry … more
Tomatoes, the quintessential summer crop, hold a special place in the hearts of gardeners and food enthusiasts alike. However, cultivating tomato plants requires more than just planting seeds and … more
Citrus tree grafting, an ancient horticultural practice, is not merely a cultivation technique; it is an intricate way of combining various varieties, rootstocks and the overarching importance it … more
In the warm and sunny climate of South Alabama, where the weather is perfect for growing a variety of fruits, blueberries stand out as a delightful and healthful choice for home cultivation. The end … more
As Valentine's Day approaches, love is in the air, and what better way to express it than with the timeless beauty of roses? In this article, we'll explore the enchanting world of roses, from … more
Greetings, fellow garden enthusiasts! Today, we embark on an exciting journey through the realm of chill hours in the heart of Baldwin County. Brace yourselves for a thrilling ride into the … more
Coastal southern Alabama offers home gardeners a golden opportunity to jumpstart their growing season as early as January. With mild winters and a humid subtropical climate, this region is a perfect … more
Why should you think about your summer gardenduring our “winter”?In the sunny Deep South, where the weather can betough and the soil is different in every backyard,there is a simple trick … more
As the holiday season bids us farewell, the question of what to do with the once-majestic Christmas tree takes center stage. Instead of parting ways unceremoniously to the side of the road, let's … more
ABOUT THIS ARTICLE (use with mug) This is part of a bi-weekly series with content exclusive to Gulf Coast Media. Kitti Cooper has over 10 years of agricultural experience, and her dedication extends … more
As winter settles in, our attention turns from setting up festive decorations to the well-being of our beloved citrus trees. In this comprehensive guide, we'll explore how the magic of Christmas … more
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