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Central Texas Gardener

I have a mutant rose. I discovered this oddness in December. I started asking around amongst my network of gardener and Master Naturalist …

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 18, 2012

Today I planted two serrano pepper plants, two viva italia plants, and one roma tomato plant. I might have purchased more at …

Potatoes and The Small Fry

Finally got out into the yard this Sunday to do a lot of clean up and preparation work. Such glorious weather! I …

Losing the Garden… No More

It’s been a bunch of weeks since I last posted. Life has tossed me some loops, and it’s been a rough ride. …

Gardening Kindred Spirit?

This week I got the chance to attend a private tour of the properties that comprise the 2011 Travis County Master Gardener’s …

May Plantings

It may be a little late for such things, so we’ll see. Planted okra and jalapeño transplants this week, as well as …

Gardens On Tour

I won a pair of passes to the Wildflower Center’s Gardens on Tour this weekend (courtesy of the Statesman’s Renee Studebaker at …

Damn Cute

Little Mr. is positively addicted to the outdoors. Never fussy out there, and positively flips out when we bring him indoors. So …