Archive for the ‘Pet of the Week’ Category

Drought-tough bulbs

Thursday, September 15th, 2011 Posted in Crinum lilies, Late spring flowers, Pet of the Week, books, bulbs, frost protection, garden design, garden designers, passalong plants | 8 Comments »

Spiderworts (Tradescantia gigantea) say, “Hey, what drought?!” These native early birds are already up. Like kids counting down to Santa, they can’t wait to open their presents to us come spring. Drought doesn’t scare off naturalizing rhizomes like spiderworts, or bulbs like ...

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 ...

Cultivating ideas, fall vegetables, first Garden Pet of Week!

Thursday, July 21st, 2011 Posted in Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, Pet of the Week, Seeds, Tools, fall plants, garden design, garden projects, herbs, master gardeners, vegetables | 4 Comments »

Congratulations to Mojito, our first Maude & Augie Doggie's Garden Pet of the Week! This Maine Coon is the proud owner of Tina & David Poe. While supervising them in the garden, he chews on lemongrass (which has anti-bacterial and anti-fungal ...