Category Archives: Gardening

Clematis, 2018

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March Madness

Apologies in advance for the horrible pun; I hate sports, but the sentiment seemed apropos. This is a weird time of year.  Everything should be coming back to life, but the live oak is shedding all its dead leaves in … Continue reading

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Spring

Things are coming along in the garden.                              

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Winter

This weekend has been gray and dreary – typical Winter – but not cold enough for my liking.  In mid-December, though, it got quite cold for a few days – upper 20s.  Cold enough that most of my perennials died … Continue reading

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It’s July

It’s July and not much going on.  The weather continues to be unusual.  We’ve already surpassed the average rainfall that we receive in an entire year – and it keeps coming.  While I’m glad we finally have rain, the unfortunate … Continue reading

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An interesting gardening accident…

So about a month ago, I got two morning glories (‘Grandpa Ott) from the Natural Gardener.  At least that’s what the pots said.  While the leaves looked exactly like morning glories, the flowers definitely were not.  Brian says they’re ‘moonflowers.’  … Continue reading

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The Dog Days

So, this has been an unusually mild summer, but the heat has hit.  Can’t really complain though – a couple of 100F/38C-degree days in a row which is normal for August in Central Texas. Not much going on…still going to Abilene about … Continue reading

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