The Land of Awakening

 “Springtime is the land awakening. The March winds are the morning yawn.”  Lewis Grizzard   Being a good gardener, but a wretched typist, I make doubly sure that each of my cold fingers carefully touches my keyboard so I don’t have to go back and make (yet another) correction…yes, it’s very, very cold out, but…

Welcome back to green, (aka spring!)

On Tuesday March 1st we will re-open for the season, yay! It has been a very mild winter compared to 2014-15 and all of our plants are pushing new growth, some, like our hybrid (safe) Butterfly Bushes even getting a bit carried away with themselves so they’ll have to have a date with our pruners…

…Springing Along!

This past week has seen daytime temps reaching almost to 70F°, and even though officially we are 9 days away from “spring”, folks, it’s HERE! These images were taken over the past couple of days. On the left, is a ‘Texas Scarlet’ Flowering Quince, in the middle,one of our many pansy varieties. and on the right, a…