Posts tagged backyard oasis
Old Southern Bloom - Flower Bed Prep, Sweet Tea, & Pimento Cheese

It is time to start prepping your gardens! In the south we love our flowerbeds, much like sweet tea and pimento cheese on a cool afternoon—they are southern staples. My grandmother had the most spectacularly lush flower beds, perfectly orchestrated for each blooming season, flawlessly pruned and shaped. She had a green thumb I could only dream of having. To be honest, when I was younger, I had no interest in learning the art. I was too busy fishing and sucking on honeysuckle. I sure did love admiring the blooms, though. But now, I wish I would have spent more time with her, hands in the dirt, carefully snipping and curating her gardens.

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