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An illustrated gardening blog that provides humorous and useful tips for north Texas gardeners.

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  • Bird Brained
    on Feb 23, 2012
    It's February in Texas, and although my plants may have been fooled into thinking Spring Has Arrived, my wintery feathered friends are still showing up each morning for a little snack. Feeding birds is not only great entertainment (with minimum effor...
  • Mulch'll Do About Anything
    on Sep 1, 2011
    It’s September in Texas and I’ve officially forgotten what rain looks like. It’s that wet stuff that falls from the sky, right? No rain for two months means there’s a direct correlation between the increase in outside temperature and the incr...
  • Beat the Heat: Umbrella Gardening
    on Aug 22, 2011
    It’s August in Texas and it’s hot. Like, melt your flip-flops to the pavement hot. I’ve lived in Texas most of my life, so you think I’d be use to it, but oh no, as we creep from June into July each year, I find myself disturbed by the abilit...
  • FAQs About Dorris
    on Aug 9, 2011
    Who’s Dorris? I’m an older gal who plants stuff and spends a lot of time in the garden. I live in a house in one of those densely populated suburbs just north of Big D. I have a twenty-two pound cat named Harry and a few dozen goldfish (who think...