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Ranunculus – Persian Buttercup

A very good friend of mine, Stella, surprised me with a gift of a brilliant yellow potted Ranunculus at work one day recently. She knows I very much enjoy flowers and had seen this plant at the local home improvement … Continue reading

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Elephant Ears

Elephant ears can provide your landscape a tropical feel and grow wonderfully in part shade!
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Electrifying Lobelia

Lobelia – the brightest blue you can add to your garden! Continue reading

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What to Expect When Your A/C Goes Out in 100+ Temps

Hopefully this is a somewhat humorous and enlightening post regarding what I’ve learned firsthand this week living without air conditioning.  We live in Texas, it is mid-July, and the daily temps, unfortunately, have reached 107+ every day this week.    … 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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Nature is Nurture Begins

Originally posted 2010 As I type this blog on an early Saturday morning (yes, 8 a.m. is early for me) a finch just landed on the window immediately in front of me, giving me an enviable view of his slightly … Continue reading

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