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Category Archives: Gardens I visit

Walking with the dinosaurs…. for reals! …and a beautiful meadow…

We recently got back from summer vacation – first stop, camping at Dinosaur Valley Sate Park in Glen Rose, TX.  It was AMAZING and actually pleasant at night to sleep just being a few hours north of San Antonio.I thought what they did in the limestone was super clever…I don’t want a dinosaur on my …

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Rock-Oak-Deer = xeric-woodland-meadow!

I was so excited when Shirley, who blogs at Rock-Oak-Deer,  invited me on a tour of her garden this week.  As an avid follower of her blog, it was such a treat to explore her garden “in real life.”Walking to her front door you are greeted by majestic Texas live oaks and surrounded 360 degrees …

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Ragna’s back garden – A.K.A. The stress-free zone…

This is the scene Ragna framed looking off her back patio – there she goes framing things beautifully again.  I like the sign they hung from their covered patio – and it is true!  In this bed, at least right now, the tall bright pink phlox (Phlox paniculata) is stealing the show.   Lets scan 360 …

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Going to “Ragna school”…part 1

I am so fortunate that friend and fellow blogger, Shirley from Rock-Oak-Deer, put me in touch with her friend Ragna.  Yes, the Ragna that was recently on Central Texas Gardener, and featured on Shirley’s blog here,  here, here, and here. I went to “Ragna school” for 3.5 hours in her garden this week and I …

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More inspiration from the botanical gardens …

  I would like to build a retaining wall just so I can copy this idea!  This succulent wall looks so beautiful in this dappled shade bed …so natural…Drool!

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Edible San Antonio Botanical Gardens…

Now talk about taking adding edibles to your landscape to the next level!  BRAVO SAN ANTONIO BOTANICAL GARDENS!Don’t these cool weather vegetables look wonderful in the landscape?  They are adding so much color and texture…and they are so useful!  Now check out these spring planters that strike the perfect balance between beauty and function!Want to …

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Japanese Tea Garden San Antonio

Mass planting mania – now that is just my xericstyle!!!   I love so much their theme of mass planting the same plant for impact.  New area, new mass planting.  It is grooooooovy.  What a magical place, and how lucky we are here in San Antonio that we can go for FREE anytime we like! …

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