Not another cold front, Noooooo. I’m here to tell you to relax, after the last two hard freezes “what’s done is done”. What was frozen is frozen and what you saved well you know what to do. Your fish are OK, the aquatic plants in the bottom of the pond are OK. The roots of […]
Can’t wait to get started? Here’s what you can do this week in the garden: Plant Seeds!
Are you beating yourself up because you didn’t get your plants in on time. Please take comfort that this “so-called” professional didn’t either! I suspect this Succulent known as the Pancake plant is toast. Teehee get it?
Think it’s cold in Houston? Visiting my brother and family in Lubbock. 15 degrees with a stiff North wind. There’s nothing like experiencing a real winter to make you appreciate the Gulf Coast.
Ever wondered what to do with your pond or Disappearing Fountain in the event of a freeze? Well, not a whole heck of a lot. Keep reading to see what few things you need to do. In the event of really cold weather (30sº F or below) turn off your pumps. I know this sounds […]
Even though I developed a love of gardening as a child, I hated weeding. I have three younger brothers and we decided we would plant a vegetable garden. Which we did….but my mother (she was one of those “mean Moms”) insisted that we also take care of the plants in the garden which meant weeding, […]
Many years ago my mother had a clever idea….why not put the fresh cut Christmas Tree in the kettle garden to absorb water? No need to find a bucket big enough for the tree, no need to set it up and fill it with water….win-win solution right? Nope……that night a cold front swept down from […]
and we will be Closed to celebrate the bird of Jesus. Those dates are: December 24-26. We will also close for New Years; December 31 to January 2nd. We wish all of you a very Merry and Blessed Holiday season. Remember to keep all those who can’t be with their loved ones during the holidays […]
and for the first 10 years of my life I lived in sub-tropical regions of the world; Taiwan, Thailand, Saipan and Miami Florida. When I was ten we moved to the Washington DC area where I experienced living in a Temperate climate for the first time, ie four distinct seasons winter, spring, summer fall. We […]
or am I just imaging that the leaves are falling earlier this year? In years past it always seemed that the leaves dropped the first week of December. I say “seemed” because we are relying on my faulty memory and not entries in my non-existant journal. Which brings me to journaling (which is actually a […]