Keepsake Bundt Cake Uptake Outbreak

(Also words that rhyme w/ bundt cake that I wish I had worked into the title somehow: pepper steak, milk snake, heartache, daybreak and disc break.) Forgive your punch-drunk tired blogger over here- I was up with an inexplicably awake toddler almost all night. She wasn't sick (though she had been earlier in the week, …

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That’s September for Ya- County Fair, Gomphrenas, and Bundt Cake

September is almost over and you can finally feel it. It's "cooled off" to only the high nineties most days, no more the 100 degree plus days of July and August, and we've finally had some rain. The plants all look in better shape, with less wilting and more new growth pretty much all around. …

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The Garden and Outside Stuff in the Heat

It's so hot. I know I've mentioned that in all recent posts, but oh my God it's so hot right now. We haven't had rain in two months, the soil in the garden needs to be MUCH more improved if it's going to be the single main shelter for all these plants through such tough …

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The Texas Garden in July Springs Forth

There is a lot going on in the garden in July this year. It's rained much more than usual, so it isn't the "hanging on for dear life with supplemental watering that never can be quite enough" that we generally deal with down here. The new garden along the fence line ("Fenceline Garden?" Are we …

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