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Soil drought recovery|tree decay|how low can it go?

Thursday, January 19th, 2012 Posted in Nurseries, bulbs, disease, drought, fall plants, garden design, garden designers, mulch, soil mixes, trees, winter color | 4 Comments »

Troublesome Central Texas weather does have its upside! Most winters, seasons converge with greenery and flowers, even as dormant perennials take a break. Early bird Paperwhite narcissus starts the bulb parade. Bees raced from one flower to another. Then they checked out The ...

Succulents pests with Wizzie Brown

Thursday, July 28th, 2011 Posted in Insects, garden bloggers on tour, soil mixes, succulents | 10 Comments »

Warning! Some of today’s images are scary. Here’s a preview, taken by CTG viewer John Shearer. So far, I haven’t had any trouble with my agaves and yuccas.  In fact, I plan to add a few more. I really like my ...