Archive for the ‘crafts’ Category

What’s the BUZZ About Native Plants?

Thursday, October 9th, 2014 Posted in Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, Texas Native Plant Week, Vines, bees, birds, butterflies, crafts, drought, garden bloggers on tour, garden rooms, lawn replace, native plants, perennials | 2 Comments »

Adaptable, rambunctious native Conoclinium coelestinum—one of a few called blue mistflower—is on target for the usual flock of butterflies (let’s hope). Boy, it’s been a rough year. Since winter’s 12° and drought, it’s the first time that my Salvia greggiis have ...

So Succulent!

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014 Posted in cactus, crafts, cut flowers, drought, garden clubs, succulents | 6 Comments »

This week, we repeat our show on fabulous succulent designs! Yes, you know that succulents are thrifty on water. But have you thought about using your cuttings in floral arrangements? Well, here you go! This week, Trisha shows how to make enchanting ...

Cancer Healing Garden|Gomphrena|Vertical Growing Systems

Thursday, June 26th, 2014 Posted in Vertical Growing Systems, annuals, crafts, cut flowers, garden art, garden designers, garden rooms, healing gardens | 8 Comments »

First, around town Pride of Barbados has been going like gangbusters at the Posse East near UT. Like us all, they were a tad worried about it last winter. But mine is just crawling back while theirs is stopping traffic! That’s ...

Gardening made easy with new iBook + Hutto garden fun

Thursday, January 16th, 2014 Posted in Late spring flowers, annuals, books, crafts, early spring flowers, garden art, garden structure, lawn replace, perennials, rain water collection, vegetables | No Comments »

I rather like the restful stage in my dormant winter garden. Here's a view of the den path from the patio. Let’s distract our finger on the eager pruning trigger with early-birds like Matchstick bromeliad (Aechmea gamosepala) that leads off my ...