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Rock-Oak-Deer · 2h ago

Inside Austin Gardens Tour Preview

Last week I joined a group of Austin gardens bloggers for a preview of the Inside Austin Gardens Tour which will be held Saturday May 6th.  Sponsored by Travis County Master Gardeners the to...
Rock-Oak-Deer · 2W ago

On the Door for Good Friday

When Peter the Outlaw Gardener went searching for spring at Watson's, a beautiful garden center near Tacoma, I found inspiration in his photos of grapevine basket wreaths on display.   After...
Rock-Oak-Deer · 1M ago

Watersaver Landscape Tour 2017 Preview

The San Antonio Watersaver Landscape Tour will be held Saturday April 8th and is free and open to the public.  Six yards in the northwest area of the city have been selected for this year's ...
Rock-Oak-Deer · 1M ago

Winter Walk-Off 2017

Getting in on Winter Walk-Off 2017 just under the wire.  Winter Walk-Off is hosted by Les at A Tidewater Gardener.  The rules are simple.  Leave your house for a walk and take photos.  You c...
Rock-Oak-Deer · 1M ago

Touring the Post-Winter Landscape Reveals Positive Changes

A frequent gardening question regards how to plan a landscape to look good year round. That's exactly what I had in mind when I planned our landscape nearly five years ago.  My landscape not...
Rock-Oak-Deer · 2M ago

Garden Blogger's Bloom Day February 2017

What blooms in South Texas in February?  Quite a few plants, especially this year with above average temperatures most days.  And this year one of my favorite plants that usually doesn't blo...
Rock-Oak-Deer · 3M ago

Wildlife Wednesday January 2017

Between busy December and the weather keeping me out of the garden, it's a challenge to find enough photos to post for Wildlife Wednesday in January so I usually come up with something a lit...
Rock-Oak-Deer · 3M ago

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year from San Antonio!  Our wedding anniversary is during the week between Christmas and New Year's and it's always fun to celebrate this time of year.  Downtown is festive and fun...
Rock-Oak-Deer · 4M ago

Merry Christmas to all!

Does it feel like Christmas?  The current temperature reading is 75F on Christmas Eve.  Yes, it feels like Christmas, especially inside where I go all-out for holiday decorating.The fire was...
Rock-Oak-Deer · 4M ago

Rainy Day fun at the zoo

My garden club plans events for the second Wednesday of each month during the school year.  Rain or shine, we rarely cancel for weather.   In early November, on a rare rainy day, we gathere...