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Seed Scatterer · 5M ago

Dreaming of a White Christmas Does not mean Snow

When I dream of a white Christmas, it means White Flowers. We woke to fog this morning, typical of Gulf Coast gardens in December when the temperatures and and the dew point are the sam...
Seed Scatterer · 6M ago

He-Who Saws

What will  you do when you're frangible and shouldn't do things that used to be routine? For example, sawing limbs that are high in the air and in the way of farm equipment?  Elect...
Seed Scatterer · 7M ago

A Touch of Fall Color

We do not get the great flaming trees of farther north. Our big trees are mostly green, and then turn yellowish or just go to brown. Leaves are coming down like rain at the slightest breeze....
Seed Scatterer · 7M ago

Autumnal Busy Work

It isn't working well to shove all the outdoor plants into the greenhouse with tomato plants growing over all the rest. I decided after nine years that having a potting bench in the greenhou...
Seed Scatterer · 7M ago

October Bloom Day 2016, Drought

It's dry here. I've given up watering.   Angel Trumpets look best at night or early in the morning.  Gulf Muhly Grass is not quite in full bloom.   Madagascar periwinkles per...
Seed Scatterer · 7M ago

October Bloom Day 2016, Drought

It's dry here. I've given up watering.   Angel Trumpets look best at night or early in the morning.  Gulf Muhly Grass is not quite in full bloom.   Madagascar periwinkles per...
Seed Scatterer · 7M ago

A Closer Look at Fall

He Who Mows cut paths for me to explore the wildflowers. We almost waited too late to see any Agalinis. We've been without rain for a few days and they dry up quickly. I did get there in ...
Seed Scatterer · 7M ago

Best Time of Year for Wildflowers

We went to repair an irrigation riser in the south pasture. He Who Mows had mowed some paths through Little Bluestem and other fall blooming plants. We took the long way back and I saw Agali...
Seed Scatterer · 8M ago

Timely Planning: Amaryllis

I noticed Hippeastrum foliage starting to turn yellow. I loaded up all but 5 pots of seedlings that have never bloomed that I am not going to dry off. The ones on the cart went into the ...
Seed Scatterer · 9M ago

August Foliage Follow Up

We are waiting for late summer blooms as Tithonia and Duranta start to put on blooms for summer butterflies in the background of this next picture. Cannas that bloomed through July and in...