Alabama, Crepe Myrtles, Horticulture, Landscaping, Lawns & Yards, Natchez White crepe myrtle, Photography, Picture of the Day, Plants

Natchez White, by Beverly Hicks Burch

You would never know it by looking at this delicate blossom cluster, but this Natchez White crepe myrtle is a fairly large tree. I was amazed when I saw them when Tall & Handsome and I moved back to Alabama and took back possession of our home from the tenant, Big Jim the Terrible who… Continue reading Natchez White, by Beverly Hicks Burch

"4th of July", Alabama, Crepe Myrtles, Horticulture, Photography, Picture of the Day, Plants

4th of July Color, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Mom’s Crepe Myrtle decided it was going to burst into bloom and help us celebrate the 4th of July, too. Later this summer the whole tree will be covered like this. I just love the ruffles blossoms of the Crepe Myrtle…so fragile, yet so hardy… © 2011 Beverly Hicks Burch All Rights Reserved Save

Birmingham AL, Crepe Myrtles, Horticulture, Photography

Visitors and Trees, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Back in 1996 when Atlanta hosted the Olympics, Birmingham hosted some of the venues for the Olympics. It was during that time, Birmingham like Atlanta did a major “spruce up” and face lift to welcome visitors. Of course one way to do that is to landscape. I don’t know if it was during that time… Continue reading Visitors and Trees, by Beverly Hicks Burch