Archive for October, 2009

Summer survivors, Zanthan on tour

Thursday, October 29th, 2009 Posted in Uncategorized | 10 Comments »

Here's a Halloween treat! My 'Patrick' abutilon has celebrated lots of "holidays" in its first year, rarely out of bloom. It grew so fast that I had to move it. After a brief whimper, it accepted its job to fill this ...

Busy bees, busy dogs

Thursday, October 22nd, 2009 Posted in Uncategorized | 4 Comments »

Right now, we're all busy as bees. This one's a syrphid fly (also called hover fly/hover bee). At least I think it is; looks like just two wings instead of a bee's four.  If so, this beneficial lays its eggs inside ...

Fall flowers & garden tour

Thursday, October 15th, 2009 Posted in Uncategorized | 7 Comments »

Hey, everyone! If you're from around "these parts," please join us at KLRU on October 20 at 7 p.m. for our monthly Community Screening. This time, KLRU features local productions.  Meet Evan Smith from Texas Monthly Talks, and see a ...

Renewal!

Thursday, October 8th, 2009 Posted in Uncategorized | 9 Comments »

Gardeners are pretty funny. When others are grousing about the rain, we're out in it, lapping up its drops. Like parents, we're gleeful for the joy it gives the dear ones in our care. Last weekend, the rock rose (Pavonia ...