Tough but pretty. That’s what I like in a plant. There’s no tougher than the black-eyed Susan and narrow leaved echinacea. These have been watered only twice during the hottest of July temps (101). Originally only 6 or 7 plants were grown from seed, and each year these go to seed and new plants appear.… Continue reading Natives are gorgeous in pink and yellow.
My garden bucket list Meise botanical garden brussels Kew gardens ✓ Bouchart gardens ✓ Keukenhof Lisse Netherlands ✓ Boboli Garden Stone Barns Center A plantation Italian Cardinals garden Versailles ✓ Aha Khan Centre Kings Cross London
How to turn on and off the sprinkler. Winterize and Spring turn on
This is the first year that I’ve waited until middle of July before turning on the sprinklers. With a very wet Cool spring, there was no need for extra irrigation. But today’s the day.
Today life seems evermore a rushing river. You start days in a rush to get a mornings work in before the hunger and the lull of siesta calls. Our days end with ever louder traffic. Unbeknownst to us, they raise the speed limit and our quiet corner of the world is gone. Rush hour keeps… Continue reading Why zen
Our days end with ever louder traffic. Unbeknownst to us, they raise the speed limit and our quiet corner of the world keeps us from hearing our neighbors only a yard away. Its critical to restore balance Seeking a traffic review. Wadsworth is labelled as a parkway alongside our neighborhood. JeffCo Roadway Plan JeffCo Streets… Continue reading JeffCo Traffic Information
This is a nice tutorial on how to create a gravel path that stays in place. The big deal is the tamping and a good tamper! A natural low profile path The path found by Pam Penick on an Austin Garden Tour in 2008 has the lines I’m looking for. Here flagstone is upended to… Continue reading Ideas for new paths