Xericstyle

Xeric and stylish gardening in San Antonio, Texas

Monthly Archives: February, 2013

How to create a hammock area to steal a moment…

…away from it all.  The hammock is really great to hide from the kids if I sneak away and wrap it completely around me.  They are catching on though.  HA! too bad ;) I still have one more hammock to hang before I can complete this area.  Then I will mulch it in and add …

Continue reading

smells like purple and looks like spring…

It smells like grape bubble gum in the front garden drawing me in… and making me stay.  I try to soak in as much of Texas mountain laurel time as I can every year.  The smell is intoxicating…and I like that! ;) Native Sophora secundiflora, is an absolute must in a Texas garden.So is native Gulf …

Continue reading

Shiny-leaf xylosma has beautiful color and function…

I have mixed feelings about non-native xylosma congestum.  I strive to plant native plants, however, I needed a dense hedge as a stopgap for privacy along our back chain-link fence.  A privacy fence is not happening any time soon, and our red-tips seem to die one by one.  Red-tip photinia provide an excellent living fence, …

Continue reading

Peep peep – Happy Valentine’s Day! xo

We have two new additions to our clan today…wee little Plymouth Rock pullets.  So far so good…our big fat mama Light Brahma’s have been accepting.  These two breeds are documented to get along well with other breeds and pets, so we have everyone in the same coop.  It is not ideal to mix hens of …

Continue reading

Period Modern

Mid-century Modern Furniture and Art in San Antonio, Texas

my florida meadow

hello wildflowers, goodbye lawn

Under the Pecan Leaves

Walk in beauty outside and you walk in beauty inside

Hill Country Hick

writing from central Texas about gardening, cooking, hunting and travel

Central Texas Gardener

Xeric and stylish gardening in San Antonio, Texas

T h e | D e e p | M i d d l e

Xeric and stylish gardening in San Antonio, Texas

It's A Dry Heat

outdoor living: the border + beyond

Growing Optimism

A novice gardner dives in.....during the central Texas drought.

Fairegarden

Gardening in East Tennessee

Plano Prairie Garden

Xeric and stylish gardening in San Antonio, Texas

Cactus Buzz

Xeric and stylish gardening in San Antonio, Texas

Rambling Wren

Xeric and stylish gardening in San Antonio, Texas

Parallel 49 Palms and Exotics

Xeric and stylish gardening in San Antonio, Texas

Rhone Street Gardens

Xeric and stylish gardening in San Antonio, Texas

danger garden

Xeric and stylish gardening in San Antonio, Texas

Rock-Oak-Deer

Xeric and stylish gardening in San Antonio, Texas

Digging

Xeric and stylish gardening in San Antonio, Texas

thedesertedge

Just another WordPress.com site

Two Barn Farm

Sustainable Farming, Permaculture, Gardening and Homesteading in Ohio