Front Yard Growth

I just realized I haven’t written any gardening posts for a month, and so much has changed already! Now that the temperatures have stabilized (mostly... where did this cold front come from??), we know what has survived and what didn’t. We pulled some things out, and added a lot of new things, and moved some [...]

Recovery

The storm has passed, and we are sailing into the harbor of Spring. The cold passed by so quickly, it was almost like it didn’t happen. We had a week of 30F temperatures, and then poof, we were back to normal and in the 70s agains. This week we are in the 80s. Craziness. The [...]

Garden Devastation

We reached 74F yesterday. I started pulling covers off my plants after this week’s winter storm. I might have cried a little. Sally Anne did not do a very good job of protecting my gingers. She must have been hiding under them. The bougainvillea I so lovingly kept green all winter has succumbed to the [...]

A Little Snow

I'm originally from Up North. I had two black thumbs and couldn't grow anything (except mint, which you can't kill, much to the chagrin of my HOA, who couldn't believe I planted it on purpose). Learning to garden in Texas is a whole other ball game. I don't know what possessed me to try it, [...]