Tag Archives: garden

Sure Signs of Spring?

Mother Nature hasn’t made up her mind here at the ranch. Winter, spring, winter, spring? Just when it seems like winter is finally loosening its grip, another icy blast moves into the area. The past two days have brought encouraging … Continue reading

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I Cannot Have Nice Horticultural Things

Landscaping on the Great Plains is a losing proposition from the get-go.  It does not help that I am not very good at gardening. It is even worse with pets and livestock. When we first built the ranch house, we … Continue reading

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Garden Update: Invasion Of the Pumpkins

My garden tendencies are a matter of public record on this blog. Too much. Too close. Great ideas gone awry (not posted in previous stories to protect the innocent). I tried to behave this year. I actually planted those tiny seeds … Continue reading

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May 18. Frost Advisory. Unhappy Gardener.

I have written in the past about extreme gardening in the Great Plains. Between wind, drought, and more wind, I have often wondered if I should seek some type of therapy. I have gotten used to a gradually-warming climate (welcomed … Continue reading

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Founder’s Garden, Athens, Georgia

On a recent business trip, I took a short walk through Founder’s Garden on the University of Georgia campus. As luck would have it, my walk followed shortly after a rain shower.  

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Weedin’ [To the Tune of Rawhide]

Pullin’ pullin’ pullin’ Pullin’ pullin’ pullin’ Pullin’ pullin’ pullin’ Pullin’ pullin’ pullin’ Weedin’! Keep mowin’ mowin’ mowin’ Though they just keep growin’ Keep them trimmers goin’. Weedin’! Don’t try to ignore ’em Just hoe and pull and pile ’em Soon we’ll be … Continue reading

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“Garden Veggies” Wordless Wednesday September 4, 2013

Mmmmm, colorful garden vegetables ready for stir fry.

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