Still Too Early To Transplant

Lots of readers are peppering Grumpy these days with questions about transplanting. A common thread is people have a tree or bush that’s too big for the spot it’s in, so is it OK to move it now? Grumpy’s answer — a big, fat noooooo.

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Fall Flavor for your Burger? Recipe for ART Burger Sushi’s Walnut Chutney

According to a ranking by Spoon University, the ART Burger at Myrtle Beach’s ART Burger Sushi Bar is the best burger in the state of South Carolina. At the risk of sounding a little biased, I’d have to agree. The restaurant’s namesake – like all its dishes – is artfully prepared. It’s a ground beef patty stacked high with thick-sliced […]

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Farm to Fork Invasion at Hampstead

Every year a southern chef, recognized for their culinary expertise, makes their way to Hampstead, a charming Southern Living Inspired Community in Montgomery, Alabama for the annual Farm to Fork Food Invasion. This year’s featured chef is no exception. Anne Quatrano, a nationally recognized Atlanta-based chef and James Beard Award winner for “Best Chef Southeast,” will host the 100-person dinner […]

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Tailgate Giveaway, Week 2: Stylish Sunglasses from Costa

Raise your pom poms, Southerners – it’s time for football in the South! Give us a Saturday,  the SEC, and a tall glass of sweet tea (or bourbon) and you can find us at the tailgate, cheering on our favorite teams. In honor of this fall tradition, we’re going to be giving away items every Wednesday that’ll take your tailgate party-throwin’ to […]

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Blowing in the Wind

How many times must a man rake his yard Before his lawn sees the sun? Yes’n, how many leaves can one tree drop Before he knows it is done? Yes’n, how many years must he labor in vain Before the battle is won? The answer, my friends, is blowing in the wind The answer is blowing in the wind.

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Shop Like a Local at Indie Craft Parade

One of the top independent craft festivals is coming right up September 17-18th in downtown Greenville, South Carolina (which happens to be adorable in its own right). Indie Craft Parade returns to the historic Huguenot Mill featuring southern makers selected by jury, keeping the product mix of handmade goods fresh and relevant. The repurposed mill building is at the epicenter […]

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These Palms Take the Cold Hands-Down

Admit it. Every time you visit the beach, you envy the bevy of graceful palm trees along streets and in yards. You wish you could grow palms in your home garden, but think where you live is just too cold in winter. Maybe you’re right, but you could be wrong.

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Welcome to the big LEAGUES

Country music will always be king in Nashville, TN.  But if the past decade foreshadows any of Music City’s future, it might have a slew of new genre contenders ready to take its throne. On a Tuesday night, one can hop from The 5 Spot, to The Basement, to The Station Inn, and downtown to The Ryman . . . […]

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Fall Burlap Bag Door Decor

Here at Southern Living, we love a good DIY. Based in Atlanta, Georgia, the Craft Box Girls – led by craft guru and author Lynn Lilly – are creating fun, easy-to-make projects to spice up your entertaining, wedding planning, or holiday gifting. Check back every other Thursday for some DIY inspiration. The first signs of fall are starting to pop up in my neighborhood.  There’s been […]

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My Crepe Myrtle Leaves Are Falling!

Your college football team won its opening day game last weekend. A big earthquake hit Oklahoma, but you live in Georgia and didn’t feel a thing. So what’s not to love about this September? Then you walk outside a discover your beloved crepe myrtle is dropping all its leaves. Sacre bleu! Is the End of Days upon us?

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