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Cool plants for heat/pond tour to cool off your garden

Thursday, May 31st, 2012 Posted in Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, Tours, Zac Zamora, bees, butterflies, cats, daylilies, destinations, disease, drought, fountain, garden bloggers, garden design, lawn replace, native plants, ponds, tomatoes, vegetables, water features, water lilies, wildflowers, wildlife | 19 Comments »

Did you know that we have another native Texas hibiscus? I sure didn’t until I was at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center’s sale last fall and nabbed this Hibiscus martianus. It was tiny and possibly not cold-hardy, so I protected ...

Soothe that garden brain chatter

Thursday, August 19th, 2010 Posted in butterflies, cats, fountain, patio, water features | 15 Comments »

Here's some valuable advice a gardener once shared with me: create a soothing spot to frame your patio. His philosophy: In order to relax and make that necessary segue from the day's work to evening's reflection, be uncluttered. Tone it down, ...