My garden is more about texture than anything. Texture creates interest which carries the garden between blooming seasons. It gives a gardener the opportunity to use unique combinations to display one’s individual style. Here are some of my favorite, reliable texture plants in my garden. Grecian Urn Plant (acanthus mollis) Japanese Aralia (fatsia japonica), Evergreen.... Continue Reading →
Winter this year, in Austin, TX, has been cold, rainy, with some light freezes. Apparently these roses did not get the message!
It is the fall season and experienced gardeners know that this is the best time to plant. Here are my top three favorites that bloom from mid-summer until the 1st freeze. All of these plants, once established, will do well if watered once per week. They all continue to bloom during our hottest temperatures when everything... Continue Reading →