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Camouflage

I never really thought about it until now, but translucency is a pretty efficient form of camouflage. Why waste energy on pigments …

The Grand Bugapest Hotel

I had a couple brilliant names picked out for this project before it even got off the ground. In fact, it was …

Lacewings

Found these on one of my potted plants recently. Seen them around your yard or garden? These are good eggs, literally. Green …

Garden Signage

Last year I completed a series of interpretive signs for the school garden where my parents spend a lot of volunteer time. …

Aga-Ritas!

This weekend I accomplished a number of things that have been long-standing to-do items in the realm of GardenAustin. Most notably, I …

→ March 10, 2012

My rain barrels are full again! Not too surprising, really, but I had emptied them in preparation for this rain event. I …

Gardening at Night

Pretty sure Michael Stipe of REM mumbled all of the words to his song, so I have no real idea why HE …

The Mosquito Post (2011)

First confirmed kill. Game over. Paradise lost. Aedes albopictus is back for many long months. So, here’s the yearly roundup (minus a …

The Return of the Gardener

I’m really happy the weather has seemingly made a turn. With it, my willingness to claim I even have a yard/garden has …