Archive for November, 2009

Small native trees & shrubs, Green Garden makeover

Wednesday, November 25th, 2009 Posted in Uncategorized | 8 Comments »

Happy Thanksgiving! As gardeners, we're most thankful for the soaking rains. Remember last year when new plants went into freezes with bone-dry roots? And, as Austin gardeners entered the season of wastewater averaging, we were hesitant to water, yet anxious if ...

CTG’s new website is up!

Monday, November 23rd, 2009 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

To show our thanks to you in this week of Thanksgiving, today KLRU launched CTG’s new website! It’s a real feast of information where you can watch CTG online, and easily find plants, people and nurseries, along with remedies, ...

Winter fun, trip to Wharton, spider ID

Thursday, November 19th, 2009 Posted in Uncategorized | 7 Comments »

Last Sunday, this little acrobat wasted no time cashing in its Salvia coccinea coupon before it expires. My Forsythia sage (Salvia madrensis), a young passalong from Renee of Renee's Roots, could stand more sun, but I like its adolescent bloom and ...

Bloom day: 11/15/09

Sunday, November 15th, 2009 Posted in Garden Bloggers Bloom Day | 13 Comments »

I'm rather amazed that I've celebrated Bloom Day for weeks now. Gardeners in Central Texas took a beating this dry summer with 68 days over 100º.  But in my east Austin garden, the team rallied when the rains finally came, ...