Archive for August, 2009

From Linda: August 27, 2009

Thursday, August 27th, 2009 Posted in Uncategorized | 13 Comments »

I wasn't going to post this week, because what can I say?  For all of us, normally water-efficient plants are up against a challenge they haven't faced since 1925. Well, not quite yet. I decided to post, because I just have to ...

From Linda: Bloom Day August 15, 2009

Saturday, August 15th, 2009 Posted in Garden Bloggers Bloom Day | 10 Comments »

This time, motivation was a tad low to participate in Carol at May Dreams Gardens Garden Bloggers Bloom Day. Here in east Austin, Texas, we've had over 50 days of over 100º, and no rain. My garden missed the surprise drench ...

From Linda: August 13, 2009

Thursday, August 13th, 2009 Posted in Uncategorized | 5 Comments »

Today we taped two more fabulous shows for September.  Sept. 19: drought tolerant clumping (ornamental) grasses, with varieties for sun and shade, and Sept. 26: drought-hardy naturalizing bulbs.  It got us excited again, even though Tom, Ed, and I are ...

From Linda: August 6, 2009

Thursday, August 6th, 2009 Posted in Uncategorized | 26 Comments »

Okay, for you guys out there, this one is about relationships.  But don't get scared off yet! As gardeners, one big-time relationship is with our soil, the plants, and the weather. We have only so much control over the soil, and ...