Monthly Archive: March 2009

Zilker Garden Festival 2009 1

Zilker Garden Festival 2009

It was a beautiful spring day and I spent it all in the garden!  It was a cold and windy morning, but it warmed up quickly.  I spent the morning at the Green Corn...

Watering with ollas 2

Watering with ollas

Has anyone used ollas in Austin?  I read about them at Heart of Light and they sound like they might work here, and even keep our veggies alive through summer.  The City of Austin...

Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day, March 15, 2009 4

Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day, March 15, 2009

Please head over to May Dreams to see what else is blooming!  Here in Austin we have…. The crown of thorns that I rescued from the sale table at Breed & Co. for $6,...

Is it Bloom Day yet? 2

Is it Bloom Day yet?

Because for once I think my garden might have something to show for it.  More to come Sunday on that, hopefully– the Ides of March!  A preview, the four-nerve daisy in the new bed...

Garden variety 1

Garden variety

The winter garden was good this year.  We had success with Royal Chantenay carrots, black-seeded Simpson and oak leaf lettuces, rainbow chard, and to a lesser degree the Cherry Belle radishes.  The beets are...

Green Corn Project Spring Dig-Ins 0

Green Corn Project Spring Dig-Ins

Green Corn Project’s Dig-Ins have a positive impact in the Austin community, and are loads of fun.  Pretty much all I know about vegetable gardening I learned from them.  Sign up here if you...

FINALLY 2

FINALLY

I’m a procrastinator, what can I say. BUT the photos should be rolling in soon, now that I have a working connection from camera to computer.  This week I went to Corpus Christi for...