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DELICIOUS VEGETABLES IN MY SPRING GARDEN

Yes, I have complained about too much rain this past fall and present spring, which has raised the water table to where it is visible in the low areas next … (read article)

5/21/2019    Garden Journals

WHITE FLIES INVADED MY GARDEN

On Sunday, April 7, 2019, we had a driving rain here in the Rockport, TX area that left us with 1.3” of rain which raised the water table above ground … (read article)

4/25/2019    Garden Journals

CITRUS FRUIT THAT I GROW AND ENJOY

Here it is the middle of March, 2019, and we are still enjoying the Temple and Blood oranges left in the refrigerator. The cold makes them even more delicious. Just … (read article)

4/24/2019    Garden Journals

LESSONS FROM MY SPRING GARDEN, 2019

It is important to get an early start on spring gardening here along the South Texas Coast because the hot humid weather often descends in May. I started under the … (read article)

3/27/2019    Garden Journals

GENERATIVITY AND MASTERING GARDENING SKILLS

Yesterday, February 25th, I picked 15 ripe tomatoes which have been producing since the beginning of this year. I also picked the last gallon of English Peas of the 14 … (read article)

3/13/2019    Garden Journals

STARTING SEEDS UNDER A GROW LIGHT

I have been starting seeds under a grow light since 1986. I do this to get a larger variety of vegetable plants than are available at a nursery or store. … (read article)

2/1/2019    Garden Journals

GIFT GIVING FROM THE GARDEN

One of the principles I learned from the life and teachings of Jesus was to give a gift (whatever it is) with no strings attached and without expecting anything (even … (read article)

1/23/2019    Garden Journals

MY GARDEN IS BOTH A LABOR OF LOVE AND WORK OF ART

As I design my garden each fall and spring, I start with rotating my vegetables on a dirt canvas that needs to be recharged with compost and organic fertilizers. These … (read article)

1/3/2019    Garden Journals

MY CITRUS TREES IN 2018

In August a year ago, Hurricane Harvey blew between 70-90 Grapefruit off my two Rio Red trees. It also blew off fruit on all my other citrus trees. The Persian … (read article)

11/26/2018    Garden Journals

TOO MUCH RAIN MAKES GARDENING DIFFICULT

Here along the Texas coast we have had over 20” of rain from September 1 to October 25, 2018. September was hot and humid until a cold front came in … (read article)

11/8/2018    Garden Journals