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Easiest Way to Shuck Corn

This is pretty amazing. Who knew…?

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Bird of Paradise in Bloom

I bought this Bird of Paradise plant at Lowe’s early this spring and planted it in a great big pot out on the deck. I guess it’s happy here because it produced this beautiful bloom yesterday. It’s quite striking, isn’t … Continue reading

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Arborgate Nursery in Tomball, Texas

I paid my first visit to Arborgate Nursery Tuesday. Those of you who have lived here for a while are probably very familiar with it. I’ve heard about it almost from the day we moved into our house here in … Continue reading

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Cypress Mulch

Yesterday, Jim and I put some cypress mulch on the beds surrounding a deck where we like to spend a lot of time. I’d read that cypress mulch repels mosquitoes, so we decided to give it a try. To tell … Continue reading

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State Flowers

While we’re on the subject of gardening and flowers, I thought I’d post a link I received from a friend yesterday. At first, it appears to be one of those greeting cards you receive in your email from time to … Continue reading

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Found Impatiens at WalMart

Well, of course, WalMart has just about everything, don’t they? Probably other places have them out this week as well. Jim checked the tag on one of the plants and remarked that it wasn’t grown in China but in Oklahoma. … Continue reading

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Working in the Garden

Jim and I worked in the planting beds all afternoon yesterday. We planted, fertilized, pruned, raked, and cleaned up the beds. Then we potted a palm and some geraniums, African daisies, and carnations. Things are coming along, but it sure … Continue reading

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