Category Archives: Garden

Spring Planting

I’m trying to be patient in waiting for all the perennials to return, but the patio looks so bare! A lot of my potted plants from the last few years might have gotten too cold with our unusually harsh winter, … Continue reading

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It’s so hard to come back to blogging after a long break. So much to show and tell–where do I start? I’m going to make it easy on myself and start in the garden, of course. My front flower bed’s … Continue reading

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Sweet Summertime

It’s really starting to look and feel like summer around here. Of course, summer usually looks a lot better than it feels in our part of Texas. I’m not complaining, though–we’ve had several rains in the last few weeks, and … Continue reading

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Our Spring Garden

Probably the only thing that made me happier than having a freshly tilled garden this past weekend was celebrating Sargent’s tenth birthday. What a great decade we’ve shared with this gentle giant! The weather was perfect to spend his birthday … Continue reading

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Before the Butterfly

We find a lot of these little swallowtail butterfly caterpillars in our gardens. They can make a pretty good dent in the foliage of the plant they feed on, but I’ve found they usually choose plants that grow quickly, so … Continue reading

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