Gardeners’ Delights

“Regardless of geographical region or culture,  gardening is perhaps the most common and shared experience of Nature.”
― S. Kelley Harrell, Nature’s Gifts Anthology

 Ruby-throated Hummingbird Sipping Nectar From Cardinal Spear

Gardeners have their favored places; places with bins of seed and bags of Black Cow,  places with gloves for pulling and tools for digging; places where chicks are peeping and green thumbs twitching;  places with shelves and shelves of  seedlings and even more friendly advice just for the asking; places where you’re always welcomed with a smile and a “y’all come back now” when you leave. Ready to get up and go?

Here are few places to get your green thumb twitching!

St. Elmo Feed and Seed   

Bryant Career Technical Center

Bing’s Booth at the Mobile Flea Market,  401 Schillinger Road

Shore Acres Plant Farm

 Underwood Pecan Farm  – fruit trees, blueberry bushes

Special Event:  Mobile Botanical Garden Spring Plant Sale – native species

 

Green Thumb  Resources

Alabama Cooperative Extension Service   ANR0063   Planting Guide for Home Gardening in Alabama