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Opa Oregano!

Oregano, Origanum vulgare, is one of the easiest of herbs to grow.  A relative of the somewhat more sensitive and milder herb, marjoram, oregano is contrastingly adaptable to a wide range of soil types and temperature zones and is virtually disease and … Continue reading

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Blooming Texas Sage – A Sign of Rain?

As I drove to work a couple of weeks ago, I noticed the Texas Sage shrubs in my neighborhood were ablaze with purple blooms. At first, I thought only a few were blooming along the right-of-way, but as I meandered … Continue reading

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The Noble Vitex

Originally Published June 2011 When I first moved into my home about 19 years ago, the yard had very little in the way of landscaping and trees. Today I have several varieties of oak trees scattered around the front and … Continue reading

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