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Monthly Archives: April, 2014

Texas native larkspur and giant onion blossoms…

veggie gardens can be BEAUTIFUL and USEFUL!   ***ideally you do not want your onions to flower…the plant uses too much energy on the flower and not the bulb.  BUT ….these onions are still useful and taste great!  I am really thinking about onions as an ornamental to allow to flower these huge orbs…they are …

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The frogfruit lawn…

…just may work after all! I do not want to be misleading, there are HUGE bare areas still. However, I do have faith that it will fill in over time (possibly a year or maybe even two). It is looking really great after I spread some organic pre-emergent corn gluten meal on the entire frogfruit/horseherb …

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I want worms!!!!!

Our garden is featured on Central Texas Gardener (CTG) this week!  Here is the TV schedule.  CTG is such a valuable resource to gardeners in this region, and everywhere.  There is so much information every week on the show, and on the fabulous producer, Linda’s, blog.  If you have a gardening question, look no further.  …

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Wide Shot – April 2014

You can see from the picture that my front garden is looking rather sparse after its spring cut back of perennials and grasses.  But spring is here, and so are the rains, so hopefully next months shot looks full and happy. *****I have exciting news!  My garden will be featured on Central Texas Gardener (CTG)  …

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