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Tag Archives: Edible Gardens

Square Foot Gardening & Companion Planting.

Planting veggie beds for the first time can be a challenge for the new gardeners trying to figure what to grow, when to grow and how you can fit all the goodies you want in your small space. One great strategy is to “Square foot garden”. This is exactly what it sounds like. You mark …

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Dill, Delicious as it is Beautiful!

I have made it my goal over the past several years to not only change my landscape to primarily edible plants, but to find the most interesting flowers from those plants to use in the perennial beds.  I have always been organic, well “always” meaning as long as I have known better.  I must admit …

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Edible Gardens…Delicious!

Square Foot gardeningWhile  there are a lot of followers of my blog and in some cases in other parts of the country, unless you have gone through a Texas Summer, you cannot imagine the challenges of a Texas garden. This past year has been no exception.  With record heat, drought and the threat of another …

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Lisa’s Plant Pick of the Day- “Stone Crop/Sedum”

Today’s plant pick is Stone crop because it looks like such a unique plant in the garden, but I am a big fan of the Sedum family in general.  There are over 400 varieties and each unique but for the most part recognizable to the family.  These mostly flowering succulents are a great way to add interesting color and …

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Changing Times for America’s HOA’s

Does your HOA allow this?  Well it’s about time they do, “times they are a changin” and we are running out of valuable resources.  The days of sweeping lawns are passe and some neighborhoods associations are making a few very smart changes. I featured many short video’s last year of my  garden demonstrating that even in a drought …

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