Monthly Archives: May 2014

rainy day garden

There’s nothing like a rainy day to make every color in the garden more vibrant. Let’s take a little tour, shall we?   The yellows and purples and blues are really shining:   Some more color-coordination:   And these mushrooms … Continue reading

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Rainwater Collection At Work

We’ve finally gotten a long, soaking rain, here in South Austin! The stock tank hose has been emptying into the upper flower bed for a good 12 hours now, and the lowest zones of my yard have standing water that … Continue reading

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How To Build A Stable Pea Gravel Path

I love the classic look of a pea gravel path or patio. What I don’t like is pea gravel that gets everywhere, that washes away with every heavy rain, that hurts my knees because it’s too deep and loose to … Continue reading

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Wide-shot meme

Two more days to the Inside Austin Gardens Tour! I am still mulching and moving plants around. Oy!

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