Gardeners can add fresh color to their landscapes with plants purchased at the Mississippi State University horticulture club's annual fall plant sale.
This year's sale will take place today from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. at Dorman Hall. The event is free and open to the public. Popular flowering plants, such as chrysanthemums, pansies and dianthus, will be available for purchase. Ornamental white and orange pumpkins and cold-hardy vegetables, such as Swiss chard and kale, also will be for sale.
Proceeds from the sale support horticulture club service projects. Contact the Department of Plant and Soil Sciences at (662) 325-2311 for more information.
Ole Miss ranks second in tailgating contest
To celebrate the top college teams in true Southern style, editors at Southern Living named the top 20 Southern schools with the greatest pregame celebrations and let readers determine the winner.
More than 510,000 votes were cast and the results are in - the University of Mississippi can proudly claim second place in the "South's Best Tailgate" by Southern Living.
Ole Miss, whose game day fanfare is featured in the new hour-long "Southern Living Tailgating Playbook" program on the Great American Country channel, is honored for its upscale tailgate at The Grove including chandeliers, candelabras and linen napkins. From blazers with bow ties to sundresses with pearls the Rebels enforce a strict dress code on game day: high style.
The ultimate winner of the "South's Best Tailgate" will be announced Monday and Southern Living will crown the winner at a home game on campus by Nov. 10.
Ideas for using salvaged materials
Repurposing is all the rage, but sometimes it's hard to envision a new use for an old object. Rebecca Proctor supplies the inspiration in "Recycled Home: Transform Your Home Using Salvaged Materials."
The book contains 50 projects.
Proctor supplies the instructions, but she encourages readers to use the projects as starting points for their own ideas.
"Recycled Home" is published by Laurence King Publishing and sells for $19.95 in softcover.
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