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Plants that survived the Texas Two-Step: Freeze and Drought

Thursday, April 12th, 2012 Posted in Late spring flowers, Nurseries, books, bulbs, cat cove, drought, early spring flowers, garden design, garden designers, garden projects, native plants, passalong plants, roses, succulents, trees, wildlife | 10 Comments »

Although my spuria iris flowers astound me just once a year, they do it every year—drought, flood, or freeze—since Scott Ogden shared a few divisions with me years ago. My garden is resilient, too, thanks to the words he’s shared with ...

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 ...