Leap Year

I spent the first part of my spring break visiting family in San Antonio. It's always strange revisiting the city and home of my childhood, only this time as an adult. It's interesting to note the changes, both in the environment and in how I perceive the surroundings. We went straight from the airport to … Continue reading Leap Year

Time to Bloom

You would think I would know better by now. But apparently I don't. Okay, so that's not quite true. I DO know better. I just choose to ignore what I know I should do so that I can instead do what I want to do. Sometimes the risk pays off and the rewards are early … Continue reading Time to Bloom

Plant Your Bulbs

I get geeked out for spring. No, really. I mean I become a full-on fan girl for everything green and growing. I can shriek as loudly as my students at a One Direction concert when I walk into a well-stocked nursery. Yeah, it's kinda sad. Yesterday afternoon, I took Tiger for a walk around the … Continue reading Plant Your Bulbs

I Hate Mums

We walked into Home Depot the other day to buy a section of fence to replace the one that was splintered by the felled tree the other day (totally off topic, but you never realize how large those fence sections are until you try to carry one and you never realize how sail-like they are … Continue reading I Hate Mums

Are You Pot Bound In Your Life?

When I first started gardening, I was timid with my new plants. I would very gently ease them out of their nursery pots, cutting away at any plastic that was bound too tightly. I would carefully tease apart the roots, unwinding them from their circular pot-shaped path and tenderly place the new acquisition in its … Continue reading Are You Pot Bound In Your Life?