Show 818 – Return to Flagg Mountain

Back in season 4, Kevin visited Flagg Mountain — the southernmost peak in the Appalachian mountains that exceeds 1,100 feet — to talk about their planned restoration of the stone fire tower. Just four years later, that process is complete. Visitors are welcome to climb the new stairs to the top of the fire tower and enjoying hiking along new trails, including an extension that makes Flagg Mountain the terminus of the Pinhoti Trail.

May Eason created a Facebook group for people like her who love arranging table settings. She never imagined group membership would climb to more than 100,000 people from around the world. There’s just something about the challenge of creating a warm, inviting tablescape that unites.

Inflation is at a 40-year high. That’s resulted in higher prices for food, utilities and fuel. In a year’s time, farmers are paying two to three times more for inputs including diesel, fertilizer and other crop management tools. And that’s going to have a major impact on their bottom lines.

Plus, we have another Alabama Smart Yards, thanks to Alabama Cooperative Extension System! David Koon shares tips on how to keep your pruning tools sharp — and tells you what that’s important.

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Cinnamon rolls are the perfect treat to end a big Sunday breakfast — whether they’re homemade or from a can. If you want to step those canned rolls up a notch, try these Caramel Pecan Cinnamon Rolls from Stacey Little of

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