The avocado tree is gone. Fortunately, the heat wave is over. Nevertheless, my office located upstairs in the front of our south-facing house, gets very hot in the afternoon. Anyone […]
Natives, great. Edibles, eh.
It is officially autumn. Yes, it reached the upper 80s here in beautiful Southern California, but I know that it is autumn because most of my tomato plants are brown […]
In the last blog post I left you (or rather, me) holding a decanted plant, roots exposed to the elements. Alas, I hope no one has been waiting for the […]
We have been home for eight days after six months in India, oh my, it feels good. I promised to give an update on how my wild suburban garden did […]
Container plants in Mumbai
I have spent enough time on this. Does anyone know how to use a flickr slideshow, as I have done here, but include the description (and not the title) of […]
So nice to be home. Traveling is wonderful, but it feels so good to sleep in one’s own bed. Maybe that is why going away is so great – to […]
But is it really low-maintenance?
Before leaving for Baja last week I was hard at work setting up drip lines for potted tomatoes, peppers, herbs, and native perennials. Cautiously – because this is a sensitive […]
Last Wedding Post – and I mean it!
It has been nearly a month since the big day and it seems like I should put up one final post on how things finished up. As mentioned earlier many […]
Although most of the country is reaching its peak flowering season, those of us who garden with native plants here in the LA Basin, are long past peak. And so […]
7 in bloom, 3 ready to go
With less than a week to go, there are seven potted sunflowers in bloom. And several more are just about there. Each morning I check the pots, watering those that […]