Archive for the ‘chickens’ Category

Filling up on fragrance|Funky Chicken Coop tour|Square foot garden design

Thursday, February 23rd, 2012 Posted in Tours, bulbs, butterflies, chickens, fertilizing, garden design, pruning, roses, vegetables | 5 Comments »

Well, if you had a year or so to read this post, I can show you everything that’s blooming in my garden!  Since I know you’re busy, here's just a sampling that doesn't include “D is for Drought” in their ...

Fragrance, flavor + fun with gourds

Thursday, April 14th, 2011 Posted in Late spring flowers, bees, cat cove, chickens, garden design, native plants, patio, roses | 14 Comments »

Since my roses are trouble-free, I’m on aromatic overload without worrying that soon I’ll be under work overload. If I dally about dead heading my Marie Pavie rose framing the patio, doesn’t matter much. Blackspot never blackens my on-going view, either. On ...

Bee ecstatic; citrus tips; backyard chickens

Thursday, April 7th, 2011 Posted in Insects, Late spring flowers, bees, chickens, garden design, garden projects, poppies, wildflowers, wildlife | 12 Comments »

Bee ecstatic, even with one little flower. Here’s a bee honing in on Gulf Coast penstemon (Penstemon tenuis).  Beyond, Salvia microphylla 'La Trinidad Pink' got its turn later. For dessert, they hit the pink evening primrose, (Oenothera speciosa), a native wildflower that ...