It’s Planting Time!

The nights are still a little cool, but the days have been so warm. My bluebonnets are just thriving! Bluebonnets! The rest of the front garden is slowly coming back to life. I have yet to see any signs from my bougainvillea, but I haven’t lost hope yet. However, the last few days I spent [...]

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 [...]

Spiced Almond Trees!

Pro-tip: if you don't buy your cooking spices in bulk, you should. It is so much less expensive that way. I just filled my nearly empty bottle of parsley for twelve cents. Twelve cents! Actually, less than that because Central Market is having a sale on their bulk spices - everything is 25% off right [...]