Friday, November 13, 2015

Gary Burkhart and I dug a ditch for drainage yesterday. We will finish it today.


Wednesday, 10/28/15

It’s a beautiful day in the park.

I pruned Lantana and weeded.I was expecting lots of weeds, but found few.

Copper Plant has been defoliated.

Muhly Grass and Firebush are looking good.

The soil is very wet!

Saturday, 9/19/15

The garden is the most beautiful I’ve seen it in a long time. In particular, Texas Star Hibiscus, Salvia, Beauty Berry, Plumbago, and Firebush are all looking very good.

I was disappointed that only the Master Gardener and I were present.

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Sunday, September 13, 2015

The weather was beautiful today. I got a lot of work done including weeding and pruning.

Butterflies, Bumble Bees, and a green Hummingbird were all present.

Salvia, Texas Star Hibiscus, Plumbago, Firebush, Firecracker Plant, Pomegranate, and Prickly Pear are all blooming and beautiful.

I pruned Lantana that was drooping over the walkway. I thinned Muhly Grass and Salvia.

The soil is cooler.

Monday, 9/7/15

Labor Day.

It was a nice summer day in the garden.

Salvia is taking over. I need to remove some of them. It is in full bloom and looks very healthy. Flowers are more of a pinkish red than they were earlier in the summer. Maybe this is caused by shorter days?

Firebush, Yellow Lantana, Plumbago, and Texas Star Hibiscus are beautiful and in bloom.

Thursday, 9/3/15

I noticed aphids on Butterfly weed today and toadstools in the grass in the park.

Plumbago and Firebush are beautiful. The Firebush I transplanted is struggling, but I think it will make it.

I had to cut my visit short due to rain.