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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Garden Update in June: Tomatoes, Horsemint, and Mockingbirds

We had some significant wind and storms over the last few weeks. More wind than rain, and more than enough of both to wreak some havoc. Much of the pink Horsemint got knocked over a while back and will stay that way. It isn't unexpected though- it's about 4' tall these days and I don't …

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Tips and Tricks: Facial Moisturizer, Thyroid, and Irises (Weirdest blog title ever? Maybe.)

My skin has gone crazy this winter. This could be the result of many things. Age. Winter and the the dry, heated air that comes with it. Could also be the dumpster fire that is my TSH levels. TSH are the thyroid hormone levels; I have hypothyroidism because my thyroid gland basically stopped working after …

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