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Rock-Oak-Deer · 4d ago

GBBD October 2017: Magic

When I posted my traditional October 9 "Before and After" of our front landscape fellow blogger The Outlaw Gardener commented that it was "magic".  I loved the word he applied to my gardenin...
Rock-Oak-Deer · 1W ago

October 9th Before and After 2017

On October 9th, 2011, just a few days after I began this blog, one of my first posts was a "Before and After" of our front garden and I've kept it as an annual feature these past six years.H...
Rock-Oak-Deer · 1W ago

Pumpkin Patch at Spring Creek Gardens

With the arrival of October we can get in the mood for fall even if our San Antonio weather has been hot.  While San Antonio doesn't get the spectacular autumn colors found in colder climate...
Rock-Oak-Deer · 2W ago

Wildlife Wednesday October 2017

It's the first Wednesday of October and time to share wildlife from the garden.  Just a few shots this month, but some interesting ones for Wildlife Wednesday hosted by Tina at "My Gardener ...
Rock-Oak-Deer · 1M ago

GBBD: End of Summer Garden

While northern climate gardeners are watching their gardens slow down and prepare for winter we are watching our gardens wake up and head into a second season of blooms.  I'm linking up with...
Rock-Oak-Deer · 1M ago

Wildlife Wednesday September 2017

It is a busy time for wildlife in the garden: harvesting berries, raising babies, and trying to eat my plants.  It all makes for quite a Wildlife Wednesday show.  Wildlife Wednesday is hoste...
Rock-Oak-Deer · 1M ago

34 minutes at CTG

It took just 34 minutes from the time I parked the car.My trip to KLRU in Austin to appear on Central Texas Gardener and promote our upcoming San Antonio Open Days Tour for the Garden Conser...
Rock-Oak-Deer · 1M ago

After the rain

I've learned to count on these sage blooms.  We had just over 5" of rain from August 8-9 and ten days on the nose later, they burst into bloom.  It happens every time we get rain in late sum...
Rock-Oak-Deer · 2M ago

Garden Conservancy Open Days San Antonio Preview

The Garden Conservancy Open Days tour returns to San Antonio on October 14th.  Held annually in cities around the country, most cities hold Open Days every other year.  The Garden Conservanc...
Rock-Oak-Deer · 2M ago

Wildlife Wednesday August 2017

Wildlife Wednesday is hosted the first Wednesday of each month by Tina at "My gardener says..." Let's take a look at wildlife visitors during July.We've had the pleasure of hosting a Crested...