The Texas Garden in November, Mostly Citrus Edition

Happy to report there have been no more dead possum incidents, though the dog has started digging in the garden... so couple solid weeks of "that's a bad dog" around here. It isn't too bad- he's picked spots that needed to be turned over, so if he would just stop kicking the dirt into the …

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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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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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