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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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Easter Lily in the Perennial Bed? You Bet!

Happy Easter weekend all! I know many of you will be getting the lovely Easter Lily (Lilium longiflorum) as a gift or maybe you have treated yourself to one, good for you 😉 The Easter Lily, a native to Japan, are mostly grown for the US, in the US and Canada. Unfortunately, many end up in the trash …

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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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“May Night” Salvia

My plant pick of the day is the “May Night” Salvia.  I love this plant as it is almost no maintenance, profuse lavender color all season long and it is semi-evergreen, meaning it is returning as soon as it freezes back.  Check out the video for more info and try this plant this season as …

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