Archive for September, 2010

Farewell to best gardener ever, Spencer-cat

Friday, September 3rd, 2010 Posted in cats | 47 Comments »

This morning we bid goodbye to one of our best garden friends, Spencer-cat. I know that many gardeners go through this loss.  Actually, one time a gardener we taped was worried whether he qualified, since he didn't have a cat. He ...

Personal renewal in summer’s introspection

Thursday, September 2nd, 2010 Posted in Summer plants, books | 31 Comments »

Well, it's about time. My Pride of Barbados (Caesalpinia pulcherrima) finally got around to blooming. They've been gorgeous around town for weeks, while mine is still a pathetic little stick with a paltry tribute to summer. It was in bad shape ...