Category Archives: Heirloom


Every time I’m in the garden I get a taste of the past: I planted this two weeks ago, why isn’t it doing anything? Present: This is beautiful and, I really need to pull those weeds and tie these tomato … Continue reading

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Garden Bounty

Thomas Jefferson once wrote (in a letter to John Adams) “But though an old man, I am but a young gardener.” I’m beginning to gain a new appreciation for that quote. Accustomed to gardening in the Texas Gulf Coast, the Hill Country is … Continue reading

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Squash Vine Borers

Just when I was wondering what we were going to do with all of the zucchinni we were harvesting, I walked out to the garden and saw this:   The plants are wilting because the larvae of the squash vine … Continue reading

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