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10 Pictures You Missed In The June Issue

We had a great deal of fun putting together our June issue. From fabulous beach trips under $500, to tasty peach cobblers, and dreamy lake houses, in this month’s issue we celebrate the best of the beginning of summer in the South. As always, there are a bevy of images that have to get left on the cutting room floor […]

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Behind The Scenes: Secrets of Monticello

What does it take to capture one of the South’s most iconic gardens? A lot of time and patience. Staff photographer Robbie Caponetto spent nearly a week at Monticello to capture Thomas Jefferson’s gardens in their best light.

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Manly Garden Gifts for Father’s Day

Ladies, are you at a loss as to what to give Your Special Guy for Father’s Day? Not to worry. The Grumpy Gardener knows what every manly, manful, masculine guy wants most for his garden that doesn’t involve a woman. Remember, we’re tough, we’re thoughtless, and we love burning, spearing, and slicing stuff. So with that in mind, here’s Grumpy’s […]

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Manly Garden Gifts for Father’s Day

Ladies, are you at a loss as to what to give Your Special Guy for Father’s Day? Not to worry. The Grumpy Gardener knows what every manly, manful, masculine guy wants most for his garden that doesn’t involve a woman. Remember, we’re tough, we’re thoughtless, and we love burning, spearing, and slicing stuff. So with that in mind, here’s Grumpy’s […]

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Sweeney’s Spiteful Spittlebugs

Q: Any suggestions on the best way to control spittlebugs? Is it possible that they are being brought into my yard by my lawn service mowers? Thespian Cracker

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Would You Massage This Man’s Feet?

Well, why not? They’re my feet, after all, and my wife won’t touch them either.

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Are You Ready to Rumba?

Every year, the Grump searches for a new flower he’s never tried before, certain that it will disappoint him as so many hundreds of them have done before

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My Roses Won’t Bloom

Q: I have a rose bush, I don’t know what kind, but I think it’s an old rose. This rose gets morning sun. Last year and currently, the bush is covered with buds but the buds die (or rot) before they open. The bush itself looks healthy. Can you tell me what’s wrong with my bush and how I can […]

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Grumpy Needs Your Help

Q: Hi, Sometime in the early to mid 90’s Southern Living featured a garden where the home owner built a large metal form that he placed pots of flowers on. It looked like a tree of flowers. The plans were included in the article. In my several moves in the last few years I have lost the plans, and I […]

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“Idol” or “Deadliest Catch”? Cast Your Vote!

Fellow Grumpians, I have to confess a weakness, shocking as it may be.

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