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Mississippian Gay Austin named first vice president of National Garden Clubs

Gay Austin of McComb has been installed as first vice president of the National Garden Clubs Inc., the largest volunteer gardening organization in the world. As first vice president for the next two years, Austin will support and promote Plant America, NGC’s new initiative that focuses on gardens and gardening, with an emphasis on community service. She also will serve ...

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Mississippi gardeners wait and see what winter left behind

Nothing unleashes a gardener’s urge to replenish a garden or refill flower beds and pots than the earliest sign of springtime. And after this winter’s unusual string of ice, sleet and snow across the state, it might be tempting to rush those shopping trips to nurseries and garden centers to commence the season. But for the next few weeks, cautious ...

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Everyday Gardener great for giving and gardening

The Everyday Gardener in Fondren specializes in “the art of giving and gardening.” Whether you are looking for a gift for others or yourself, you are likely to find something among the store’s unique selection of home accents, vases, containers and works of art that will brighten a home or office. The business also carries a large selection of ferns, ...

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Book Biz: Rushing’s gardening advice: Don’t just grow roses, smell them too

None can really be surprised that gardening guru Felder Rushing has written a book that takes an offbeat approach to gardening. This well-known gardener, lecturer and author marches to a different beat and so does his gardening. He wants this activity to be fun and enjoyable. “Life has lots of pressures — why include them in the garden? Doing something ...

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