Archive for the ‘fruit trees’ Category

Garlic galore, peach tree disease, success with seeds, on tour in Jarrell

Thursday, September 8th, 2011 Posted in Pet of the Week, Seeds, bulbs, daylilies, disease, fall plants, fruit trees, garden bloggers, garden design, garden projects, wildlife | 16 Comments »

Well, what do you know? My oxblood lilies didn’t let me down in the toughest weather year of my life. Sure, it won’t be a blockbuster performance this round. But they’ve seen worse since Scott Ogden notes their Texas foothold in ...

Patience pays off; bizarre mountain laurel!

Thursday, March 17th, 2011 Posted in bulbs, fruit trees, pruning | 29 Comments »

Gardening can be like recording TV shows:  “Hurry up and wait.” I hate the waiting part.  But since the thryallis woke up for sure, I won’t wait any longer to trim it up this weekend. I'm glad that I didn't ...

New trellis for collapsed rose & tips for homegrown fruit

Thursday, January 6th, 2011 Posted in fruit trees, garden projects, roses | 14 Comments »

Happy New Year! It's tough to leave the holidays behind, but it's time to get crackin' in the garden. So, the day after Christmas, we nabbed supplies for the first project on my list. In the November winds, the heavy Cecile Brunner ...