Gardening

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, finally blooming!
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Summer snowflake, identified thanks to Pam at Digging.  A lovely legacy of the people who used to live here.
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Snapdragons
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Salvia greggii
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Peach tree!
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Possumhaw– the bees are loving it.
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White potato vine
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Snowpeas
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The canine cows, eating the newly emerged fig leaves. It’s spring here!
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Also in bloom– dayflower, satsuma orange, Blackfoot daisy, lettuce (It’s over! The sad thing about spring in Texas), four-nerve daisy, geraniums.

4 Comments

  1. donna

    March 17, 2009 at 6:41 am

    Enjoyed all your blooms, but your “canine cows” really made me smile. Thanks.

  2. dixie

    March 17, 2009 at 9:48 am

    Pretty! I wanted to get a fig plant last fall, but I decided against it because I was afraid of how big it might get.

  3. Nancy

    March 17, 2009 at 8:59 pm

    I’m tempted by a paw paw, how is it doing in your yard? Do you think it would make it in N. Houston?

    I am interested in paw-paws too, and I think they would do fine in Houston. I have possumhaw, which is related to yaupon. –S

  4. Clow Angel

    March 23, 2009 at 4:45 pm

    Randomly hopped onto this blog. Beautiful blooms. I’m not much of a gardener but I can appreciate nature in all its natural beauty. I did try my hand at it when I was just a kid though, but I didn’t have enough space. Living in a small apartment in NYC will guarantee I’ll have nothing but small potted plants, and that can hardly count as gardening.

    Lovely canine cows you’ve got there too. 😛 I’m sure those fig leaves were really yummy. My aunt has a fig tree in her backyard, and they produce some really yummy fruits.

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