"Thanks for trying, Doris. I got the answer from one of my Master Gardeners. It's known as Devil's Claw or Unicorn Plant, Proboscidea fragrans. When the pod is mature it splits, curls and assumes a curious shape that…"
"My hummer numbers have grown greatly in the last 4 days. Can't even count them anymore. I'm sure there are more than a dozen. They've almost reached the stage where they quite fighting. I need to get some pics…"
Always happy to have another TX gardener as a friend! Quite a garden ya got there! I like you're old mail Jeep, by the way. I drive an old Jeep myself. I want to get my Master Gardener's Cert. I saw that you are a MG, so maybe you could tell me how to go about getting it?
Charlie - I saw your post saying gout was slowing you down - I only have gout in 1 toe butinstead of the prescription medicine (which gave me dry mouth) I am taking a time release black cherry extract tablet and it is working great! Just wondered if you had tried cherry extract , or tablets or pure juice or dried cherries!
"Josephine, I cover my deck & patio with very large containers so there is very little room for much else. My backyard is actually not much bigger than your yard-- with most of the lawn gradually removed! I just love to mix flowers up so they can…"