Category Archives: Texas Natives (plants)

A look outside – what is growing out there

Spring, in term of nice Spring temperatures, seem to be a thing of the past in my area. We hit 100F a few days ago. UGH! Spring, in terms of things blooming and growing , is still happening. There are … Continue reading

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Getting ready for a plant sale

Friday morning while the driveway was still shaded and it is the coolest part of the day, I slowly started to load my truck with plants from my little “nursery” in the back yard to get ready for the Jubilee … Continue reading

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Blooming right now: Flame acanthus (anisacanthus quadrifidus))

Flame acanthus (anisacanthus quadrifidus var. Wrightii) is one of the Texas natives that thrives and blooms throughout our hot summer months. It is also called Butterfly Bush.It just keeps blooming and blooming, and producing lots of seeds. Some of the … Continue reading

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Photos: In other gardens (and mine)

Just wanted to share some neat photos from other peoples gardens. A little surprise in my garden. A friend gave me a plant this spring. she couldn’t remember what it was but kept telling me it was a salvia. It … Continue reading

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Sunday Photos: White

Our Sunday Photos over at Not Dabbling in Normal are white today. I found a few more to post over here. Enjoy Sincerely, Emily

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New plants

I spent some time at the neighbors thinning out the agave and potting up some baby Jerusalem Sage plants. We had potted up some lambsquarter earlier in April that I will take to a plant swap in a few weeks. … Continue reading

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Blooming right now: Texas Bluebonnets (lupinus texensis)

The Texas Bluebonnets (lupinus texensis) are in bloom right now. This beautiful , hardy winter annual is native to Texas and has been adopted as the state flower of Texas. We have had some nice winter rains and so many … Continue reading

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