A 1951 Dodge pick up truck rests, its chores finished, on a small farm in the rural South.
Category Archives: The South
Finally, the experts were listening. By 1934, the U.S. Soil Conservation Service began encouraging southern farmers to plant kudzu as a soil preserving, nitrogen building ground cover. They placed a large order with Uncle Earl […]
Needing more land, Uncle Earl and Aunt Lillie purchased 35 acres just south of Chipley on SR277, the Vernon Highway. Glen Arden was the name Aunt Lillie gave to their new homestead and nursery. It […]
One doesn’t have to drive far along the interstates and back roads of the south to witness mounds of kudzu taking over banks, running up telephone poles and blanketing trees. While in Mississippi, recently, I […]