"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…"
"We've had a couple of females for a while now. Have also seen a male but not in a while. Does anyone here put out oranges or grape jelly for orioles? I have both out because I though I got a glimpse of a female this week, but…"
"Thanks for the hint about orbesia. You're right about the heat. I try not to go out at all after about 11 and if I do, I'm right back into AC and don't exert myself. I've got 1 or 2 hummers around my…"
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!
"We had an inch of rain last night, so I just went out to check that my new orchids did not get too wet. They are up against the house under the eves, it did get in a bit but not enough to worry about."