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Bird Brained

02/23/2012 11:12:00 AM

It's February in Texas, and although my plants may have been fooled into thinking Spring Has Arrived, my wintery feathered friends are still showing up each morning for a little snack. Feeding birds is not only great entertainment (with minimum ...

Mulch'll Do About Anything

09/01/2011 21:44:00 PM

It’s September in Texas and I’ve officially forgotten what rain looks like. It’s that wet stuff that falls from the sky, right? No rain for two months means there’s a direct correlation between the increase in outside temperature and ...

Beat the Heat: Umbrella Gardening

08/22/2011 15:38:00 PM

It’s August in Texas and it’s hot. Like, melt your flip-flops to the pavement hot. I’ve lived in Texas most of my life, so you think I’d be use to it, but oh no, as we creep from June into July each year, I find myself disturbed by the ...

FAQs About Dorris

08/09/2011 14:19:00 PM

Who’s Dorris? I’m an older gal who plants stuff and spends a lot of time in the garden. I live in a house in one of those densely populated suburbs just north of Big D. I have a twenty-two pound cat named Harry and a few dozen goldfish (who ...