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Category Archives: Back Garden – year 1

Oh Angelina! Sedum rupestre

I am in love with this stonecrop!  Angelina sedum has been an incredible addition to my garden.  I am using it as a living mulch in one of my beds and it is doing a great job at keeping the weeds out, the soil protected, and all the while looking just gorgeous!  I am a …

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The symbol of my garden….

In many places throughout my gardens, my children and I have built inuksuks.  It has gradually become the symbol of my xericstyle garden.  My native roots come out in me in ways I don’t understand in the moment, but reflection later reveals… The inuksuk to many, and to me, says….come here….there is goodness.  Come here….there …

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Texas wildflowers are going strong!

The reds sure do look gorgeous out there… …and the poppies have also started to join in the fun… …but for me…the sunflower always steals the show – my favorite!  So happy and surprised that they are starting to bloom already.  This is my first one of the season. There is beauty all around…and I …

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Red tip photinia – dreaded entomosporium leaf spot

This shrub is on my black list that is for certain!  Every year we lose one or two – and it is not pretty.  The shrubs do provide a fantastic living fence for us, however with multiple kicking the bucket every year we are left with holes and views of our neighbours.  After much research …

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Spring is here in San Antonio!

The area of our yard devoted to wildflowers and native grasses is thriving.  We just love it when we walk out and see a new wildflower in bloom every day.  And not only we love it….so do all the birds we are attracting. The cardinals especially!  Come on birds, bees and butterflies – welcome to …

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