Monthly Archives: December 2011

Gardening in Winter: A Conversation with Fred Spicer

We sat down with Fred Spicer, executive director of Birmingham Botanical Gardens, to get some advice about what we should be doing right now. He offered some winter best practices, suggested some vegetables, and even provided some brilliant botanical gift suggestions. If we left out the question you were dying to ask, just leave a comment and we’ll try to get those queries answered for you!

Holiday Entertaining: A Chat with Interior Designer Derrick Walker

No doubt you are very aware that the holidays are here again. Funny how that happens about the same time every year, isn’t it? We thought Liberty Park residents (and Ledger readers) would appreciate some style and entertaining tips for holiday decorating and entertaining from a pro. So we sat down with Interior Designer Derrick Walker to get his take on what’s hot right now, including some do’s and don’ts and a recipe for his favorite signature cocktail to accent your party.