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Augie doggie doo in compost? Dillo Dirt? This week CTG, really.

Thursday, January 27th, 2011 Posted in Uncategorized | 9 Comments »

Well, golly. Did I ever mess up. I guess that's appropriate, considering this super question! For real, this week on CTG, Daphne answers Jean Wucher's question about using doggie doo in the compost pile. I got ahead of myself and posted ...

Winter romance + Ikebana, the art of communion, slowing down

Thursday, January 20th, 2011 Posted in Uncategorized, garden design | 6 Comments »

Elation. That's how I felt last Saturday once the errands were done and I was free at last to fully absorb the rainy romantic day. And jot the magic numbers from the rain gauge into my garden diary. I get really drippy ...

Countdown to freeze; alternatives to nandina & ligustrum

Thursday, November 11th, 2010 Posted in Uncategorized | 19 Comments »

For a fall that's been "resplendent" with fire ants like I haven't seen in years, it's been a slow show for butterflies. Early on, bordered patch butterflies blanketed anything with flowers. That was a first in my garden. And although I've ...

Warm up cool weather gardens

Monday, November 1st, 2010 Posted in Uncategorized | 8 Comments »

It'll be weeks before there's any yellow leaf-peeping in my garden. We have to peep fast, since the whole show lasts about 5 hours from leaf turn to drop. 'Butterpat' mums alert us that the time is coming, though. I just ...